Electric Bike Lockers Installed at Three SF-Owned Garages

Electric Bike Lockers Installed at Three SF-Owned Garages

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency announced today the installation of 32 electronic bicycle lockers at three city-owned garages. The “smart” electronic bike lockers are…

Bike Racks And Poles At Center Of New BART Car Design Debate

Bike Racks And Poles At Center Of New BART Car Design Debate

BART directors voted 5-2 today in favor of a proposal for the design of future train cars that seeks to achieve a compromise between the…

Critical Injures For Cyclist In Pacific Heights Collision

Critical Injures For Cyclist In Pacific Heights Collision

A bicyclist was critically injured when he allegedly rolled through a stop sign and collided with a car in San Francisco’s Pacific Heights neighborhood on…

“Ride of Silence” Planned To Honor Cyclists Killed On SF’s Streets

“Ride of Silence” Planned To Honor Cyclists Killed On SF’s Streets

Bicyclists will gather in San Francisco’s Mission District on Wednesday evening as part of a memorial “Ride of Silence” that takes place in cities around…

Family Of Cyclist Killed In Folsom Collision “Devastated” That DA Won’t Charge At-Fault Driver

Family Of Cyclist Killed In Folsom Collision “Devastated” That DA Won’t Charge At-Fault Driver

The San Francisco Bicycle Coalition responded today to the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office decision to not file charges in the death last August of…

DA’s Office Declines To File Charges Against At-Fault Driver Who Struck And Killed Folsom Street Cyclist

DA’s Office Declines To File Charges Against At-Fault Driver Who Struck And Killed Folsom Street Cyclist

The San Francisco District Attorney’s Office has declined to file charges in the death last August of a 24-year-old bike commuter in San Francisco’s South…

Officials Use Bike To Work Day To Promote $500 Transportation Bond, Vehicle License Fee Increase

Officials Use Bike To Work Day To Promote $500 Transportation Bond, Vehicle License Fee Increase

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee joined other city leaders and thousands of other cyclists throughout San Francisco as he pedaled to City Hall this morning…

Truck Driver Making U Turn On Market Street Strikes Cyclist

Truck Driver Making U Turn On Market Street Strikes Cyclist

10:39 AM: A commercial truck driver was cited for making an illegal U-turn after striking and injuring a bicyclist on San Francisco’s Market Street on…

Driver Strikes And Critically Injures 3-Year-Old Cyclist On Fulton Street

Driver Strikes And Critically Injures 3-Year-Old Cyclist On Fulton Street

3:01 PM: A 3-year-old boy on a bicycle was critically injured after he was struck by the driver of a pickup truck in San Francisco’s…

$8.7 Million In Funding Means Bay Area Bike Share Can Expand Into East Bay

$8.7 Million In Funding Means Bay Area Bike Share Can Expand Into East Bay

The Bay Area Bike Share program is poised for expansion to the East Bay sometime in 2015 with the approval of $8.7 million in funding…

Cyclist Struck, Pinned After Collision Near Ferry Building

Cyclist Struck, Pinned After Collision Near Ferry Building

Note: Police initially said the crash had happened at One Embarcadero South, however clarified that the address was 1 The Embarcadero. This report’s headline and…

Driver Strikes Cyclist On Great Highway, Alcohol Possible Factor In Collision

Driver Strikes Cyclist On Great Highway, Alcohol Possible Factor In Collision

A car hit a bicyclist who was possibly under the influence of alcohol while riding outside Golden Gate Park in San Francisco on Sunday afternoon,…

In Fourth Such Collision In Less Than 24 Hours, Cyclist Is Struck By Driver At Market And Hyde

In Fourth Such Collision In Less Than 24 Hours, Cyclist Is Struck By Driver At Market And Hyde

A bicyclist was struck by a vehicle in the area of Market and Hyde streets in San Francisco this morning, a fire official said. The…

Undercover SFPD Op: “The next bike you steal may be ours”

Undercover SFPD Op: “The next bike you steal may be ours”

In response to an increase in bicycle thefts in San Francisco police are planning a surge of undercover and decoy operations targeting bicycle thieves and…

Bay Area Bike Share Logs 100,000th Trip

Bay Area Bike Share Logs 100,000th Trip

Bay Area Bike Share has logged more than 100,000 trips made by people using its bikes in the first four months of the pilot program,…

Driver Strikes Cyclist At Geary And Arguello

Driver Strikes Cyclist At Geary And Arguello

A bicyclist was struck by a car on San Francisco’s Geary Boulevard this morning, a fire department official said. The collision was reported at 11:29…

New Hours For Bay Bridge Bike And Pedestrian Path

New Hours For Bay Bridge Bike And Pedestrian Path

Starting Friday the Bay Bridge bicycle and pedestrian path on the eastern span of the bridge will have set hours, a bridge spokesman said. The…

Cyclist Who Was Struck By Hit And Run Driver Expected To Survive

Cyclist Who Was Struck By Hit And Run Driver Expected To Survive

A woman was arrested on suspicion of felony hit-and-run for allegedly driving away after hitting a bicyclist in San Francisco’s Richmond District early Tuesday morning,…

Despite Opposition Voiced By Train Operators’ Union, BART Board Moves To Permanently Lift Bike Ban

Despite Opposition Voiced By Train Operators’ Union, BART Board Moves To Permanently Lift Bike Ban

The BART board of directors voted unanimously in favor of making a pilot program that allows bicycles on BART during peak commute hours a permanent…

Cyclist Killed By Muni Bus Identified At 78-Year-Old SF Man

Cyclist Killed By Muni Bus Identified At 78-Year-Old SF Man

A 78-year-old bicyclist who was killed Friday in a crash with a San Francisco Municipal Railway bus has been identified as Cheng Jin Lai, according…

Designer Seeks Funds To Make Transbay Water Biking A Reality (Video)

Designer Seeks Funds To Make Transbay Water Biking A Reality (Video)

With the BART strike leaving many passengers struggling to find ways to get around the Bay Area, a local innovator is floating a new idea…

Muni Bus Driver Was Making Turn During Fatal Collision With Cyclist

Muni Bus Driver Was Making Turn During Fatal Collision With Cyclist

11:57 AM: An intersection in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood remained closed late this morning after a male bicyclist was fatally struck by a…

SF’s Car Contradiction: While More People Choose Not To Drive, Number Of Cars Registered In SF Continues To Rise

SF’s Car Contradiction: While More People Choose Not To Drive, Number Of Cars Registered In SF Continues To Rise

Despite the fact that increasing numbers of San Franciscans are making the choice to live without private vehicles, the number of cars in San Francisco…

Cyclists Make Allegations Of SFPD Anti-Bike Bias And Misconduct In City Hall Hearing

Cyclists Make Allegations Of SFPD Anti-Bike Bias And Misconduct In City Hall Hearing

San Francisco’s burgeoning bicyclist community is often the victim of bias from police who are investigating collisions, dozens of cyclists said at a hearing at…

Dedicated Bike Lane Plan For Folsom Street Expected To Cost $253,000

Dedicated Bike Lane Plan For Folsom Street Expected To Cost $253,000

The San Francisco bicycling community pushed for improvements to Folsom Street after a cyclist was killed by a truck making a right turn there in…

Supes Committee Discussing How SFPD Deals With Cyclists Thursday Morning

Supes Committee Discussing How SFPD Deals With Cyclists Thursday Morning

How San Francisco police investigate traffic collisions causing death or serious injuries to bicyclists and pedestrians is the topic of a Board of Supervisors committee…

Former Amazon CFO Killed In Cycling Accident

Former Amazon CFO Killed In Cycling Accident

A woman killed while riding her bicycle near Woodside on Wednesday afternoon has been identified by the San Mateo County coroner’s office as 50-year-old Joy…

SF Supe Wants To Expand Bike Share Program Beyond Limited Downtown Area

SF Supe Wants To Expand Bike Share Program Beyond Limited Downtown Area

A San Francisco supervisor today plans to call for a hearing on how the city can expand the regional bike share program that launched last…

Supervisor Calls Hearing On How SFPD Investigates (Or Doesn’t) Vehicle Collisions With Cyclists

Supervisor Calls Hearing On How SFPD Investigates (Or Doesn’t) Vehicle Collisions With Cyclists

Issues over how police investigated the death of a bicyclist in San Francisco last month has prompted a city supervisor today to request a hearing…

SFPD Chief Apologizes For Behavior Of Cyclist-Shaming Sergeant

SFPD Chief Apologizes For Behavior Of Cyclist-Shaming Sergeant

San Francisco’s police chief said today that a big-rig driver has been found at fault in a collision that killed a bicyclist in the city’s…

Bay Area Bike Share Launches Thursday

Bay Area Bike Share Launches Thursday

Thursday marks the start of the Bay Area Bike Share program, in which about 700 bicycles will be available for rent 24 hours a day…

Bay Bridge Bike And Pedestrian Path (No Skateboards Allowed) To Be Open From Sunrise To Sunset

Bay Bridge Bike And Pedestrian Path (No Skateboards Allowed) To Be Open From Sunrise To Sunset

With the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge opening in less than two weeks, bridge officials today highlighted the bike and pedestrian path that…

Cyclists Speak Out Regarding Hazards They’ve Faced On Folsom Street

Cyclists Speak Out Regarding Hazards They’ve Faced On Folsom Street

Dozens of bicyclists heading down San Francisco’s Folsom Street Wednesday morning stopped to sign letters to Mayor Ed Lee asking for the city to improve…

Cyclist Who Struck And Killed Man Refuses To Address Victim’s Family At Sentencing Hearing

Cyclist Who Struck And Killed Man Refuses To Address Victim’s Family At Sentencing Hearing

A bicyclist who pleaded guilty to felony vehicular manslaughter after striking and killing a pedestrian in San Francisco’s Castro District last year was sentenced today…

Cyclist Killed By Semi Truck Was SOMA PR Agency Employee

Cyclist Killed By Semi Truck Was SOMA PR Agency Employee

A bicyclist who was struck and killed by a semi truck in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood Wednesday morning has been identified by the…

Cyclist Who Struck And Killed Pedestrian To Face Sentence Thursday

Cyclist Who Struck And Killed Pedestrian To Face Sentence Thursday

A bicyclist who pleaded guilty to felony vehicular manslaughter after striking and killing a pedestrian in San Francisco’s Castro District last year is set to…

Two Hospitalized After Cyclist Strikes Pedestrian

2:50 PM: A bicyclist hit a pedestrian in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park this morning, sending both to the hospital, a police spokeswoman said. The…

Cyclist Killed After Collision With Semi

Cyclist Killed After Collision With Semi

Note: Police initially said the bicyclist who died was 30 years old. Police have since clarified that she was 24 years old. The correction has…

Bay Area Bike Share To Launch This Month With 700 Bikes At 70 Stations

Bay Area Bike Share To Launch This Month With 700 Bikes At 70 Stations

A Bay Area bike share program in San Francisco, Redwood City, San Jose, Mountain View and Palo Alto will begin operating on Aug. 28 August…

Market Street’s $70,000 On Again/Off Again Bike Counter Back On (Again)

Market Street’s $70,000 On Again/Off Again Bike Counter Back On (Again)

The bicycle barometer in San Francisco’s Mid-Market neighborhood had been turned off in June but was up and counting again today, a transportation agency spokesman…