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San Francisco Police, Bicyclists Clash Over Fatal Collisions

August 27, 2013 | 12:30 pm

San Francisco Police, Bicyclists Clash Over Fatal Collisions

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Bicycle advocates are accusing the San Francisco Police Department of shoddy evidence-gathering in the case of a bicyclist who was killed by a big-rig driver on a SoMa street earlier this month. They say it might be part of a troubling pattern of police bias against bike riders. On Aug. 14, Amelie Le Moullac, 24, […]

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Photos: Is One of These Recovered Stolen Bikes Yours?

May 30, 2012 | 1:29 pm

Photos: Is One of These Recovered Stolen Bikes Yours?

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Last Friday police put up photos of 114 recovered stolen bikes recovered by SFPD spokesperson Officer Carlos Manfredi says the bikes were recovered through an Ingleside Station investigation on May 17 from two locations, a residence on Charter Oak Avenue in Silver Terrace, and lockers in a self-storage unit on Coliseum Way near the Nimitz […]

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May 10, 2012 | 12:12 pm

Video: Catchy Song Describes ‘The Wiggle’ – Flat Bike Route From Mission to Haight

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This post has written itself, via the lyrics, which you can read after the video. I’ve actually taken this bike route myself many times on the way to Golden Gate Park, but didn’t know there’s an actual name for it. Lyrics: I’m on my bike And I want to ride to Haight Ashbury But there’ […]

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Berkeley Police Respond to Video of Bikers Hit by Car

April 27, 2012 | 3:38 pm

Berkeley Police Respond to Video of Bikers Hit by Car

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Berkeley police have responded to the video, making the rounds on YouTube, of the bicyclists hit by a car while riding in Berkeley a couple of days ago. From Capt. Andrew Greenwood, Investigations Division Commander: On 4/25/12, at about 4:30 PM, two bicycle riders riding east on Tunnel Road were struck by a black vehicle […]

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Bike Share Program Coming This Summer to SF, SJ, Palo Alto, Mountain View, Redwood City; View Station Maps

March 21, 2012 | 12:36 pm

Bike Share Program Coming This Summer to SF, SJ, Palo Alto, Mountain View, Redwood City; View Station Maps

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In August, the San Francisco Municipal Transit Agency will roll out a new bikeshare program in a staggered launch. The effort is part of a five-city initiative by the Bay Area Air Quality Management district to bring bikesharing to the region. The other participating cities are San Jose, Redwood City, Mountain View and Palo Alto. […]

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Comments: Golden Gate Bridge Bicycle Speed Limit

April 26, 2011 | 11:19 am

Comments: Golden Gate Bridge Bicycle Speed Limit

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Last week a Golden Gate Bridge board committee tabled consideration of the imposition of bicycle speed limits on the span, due to complaints by bicycle advocates that they hadn’t been consulted. On KQED radio, today’s Forum dealt with the issue. Here are comments from the Forum page, and below from our Facebook page:

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Golden Gate Bridge Tables Consideration of Bicycle Speed Limits For Now

April 21, 2011 | 12:30 pm

Golden Gate Bridge Tables Consideration of Bicycle Speed Limits For Now

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Update 12:20 p.m. Discussion of the Golden Gate Bridge bike speed limits proposal has been tabled for now. Bay City News reports. Golden Gate Bridge officials agreed today to put off deciding on a proposal to set a 10 mph speed limit for bicyclists on the bridge until more input can be gathered from the […]

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February 8, 2011 | 3:21 pm

Where Do Most Bike Accidents in San Francisco Occur?

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The Bay Citizen did some data mining of what it says is every bike accident in San Francisco over the last two years. It then came up with a “Bike Accident Tracker,” which includes: A chart of bike accidents by neighborhood. The five most dangerous intersections in the city Location map of all 1147 accidents, […]

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