Bike Coalition

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2014

    BART Passengers With Disabilities to Protest New BART Trains

    Not everyone is excited about the brand new fleet of BART cars that's supposed to make your commute quieter, more comfortable, and less smelly. BART riders with disabilities say the new fleet -- expected to roll out in the next two years -- actually offers less access for them. Specifically, the n ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2013

    City Supervisors Call to Revamp Police Protocol for Investigating Bike Accidents

    "Our Federal government may be shut down, but our local government is still working," Supervisor David Campos said, kicking off the Neighborhood Services and Safety Committee hearing yesterday morning. And that's a good thing, since on the agenda was the issue of police protocol for investigating cy ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2013

    Watch This Ballsy Dude Steal a Bike During Bike to Work Day Event (Video)

    San Francisco police are looking for this dude who stole a bike in broad daylight during today's 19th annual Bike to Work Day event. Being that the cycling event was newsy, ABC7 News was on the scene and actually got footage of the bike thief in action; he reportedly hopped on a bike that was park ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 6, 2013

    Bike Coalition Rewards Polite Cyclists With Chocolate Bars and a Vacation

    With all the animosity between cyclists and drivers and cyclists and pedestrians (and pedestrians and drivers for that matter), the Bike Coalition thought now might be a good time to try to sweet talk our two-wheeled friends into being a little, well, sweeter on the road. And what's sweeter than s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2012

    Here's Why You Should Pedal Through the Last Critical Mass of 2012

    Tonight will be the last Critical Mass of 2012 -- and my first ever. Maybe it's not so surprising that I've never joined the amorphous, self-propelled fray. Because though I am a biker -- in that biking is my preferred method of getting around -- I do lack a certain militancy when it comes to my ve ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2012

    BART Warms Up to Cyclists With New "Bike Friday" Rule

    BART is bending the rules a bit this month, saying bikes are welcome on trains any hour of the day on Fridays only, including during the crowded and stressful commute crush. Currently, bikes are persona non grata on trains during commute hours for obvious reasons -- they take up too much damn space. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2012

    Irving Morales-Sanchez Charged With Stealing Bikes and Selling Them on Craigslist

    A San Francisco teen was slapped with 20 felony charges for allegedly stealing more than 100 bikes and selling them on Craigslist and at Oakland flea markets. The District Attorney's Office says that 18-year-old Irving Morales-Sanchez appeared in court today, where he pleaded not guilty to the charg ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 8, 2012

    Randolph Ang, S.F. Cyclist Who Killed Pedestrian, Should Get Jail Time

    ANALYSIS: Randolph Ang was just like the majority of bike riders riding down the Embarcadero in San Francisco. He disregarded the law by blowing through a red light. Ang flew into a crosswalk because he was, well, in a hurry and, well, everyone does it. But unlike many riders, he killed a woman with ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2011

    San Francycle: Will the New Bike Regime Get Critical Mass Under Control?

    ​So long, Nat Ford! This week, the man responsible for getting San Franciscans from point A to point B picked a Bike Coalition awards show to publicly discuss his departure. And you know, that was actually probably a good stage for him. Five years ago, when Ford was a fresh face in town, the con ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 27, 2011
  • Blogs

    January 28, 2011

    San Francycle: Ed Lee and Bikes from the Bay to the Beach

    ​ What does an Ed Lee mayorship mean for bicycles? Well, for one thing, you may see more bike moustaches around town. But what will Mayor Lee do to make biking safer, comfier, and more popular? The Bike Coalition didn't waste any time asking him just that. No sooner was he sworn in than they ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2010

    San Francycle: The Bike Coalition's Big Plans for 2011

    ​Happy New Year! And quite a year it's been for bicycles. Between all the new stripes and racks and parklets, we've suddenly catapulted into the future of cycling. Well, maybe not the future, since Europe is several decades ahead of us. Maybe just less of the past. But there's still plenty of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2010

    San Francycle: Local Gems at SF Bike Expo

    ​ Hey, I have an idea. Let's convene a vertigo-sufferers convention in the Swiss Alps. Then we'll hold a family picnic in an Alaskan timberwolf preserve. And finally we can organize an ocean cruise to Kansas. But first, let's hold the San Francisco Bike Expo at the Cow Palace. It's the perfec ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2010

    San Francycle: What Went Wrong With Bike Parking at Hardly Strictly?

    ​ Everyone who heard about the bike situation last weekend at Hardy Strictly Bluegrass had the same thought: "what went wrong?" What was supposed to be an upgrade in bike parking turned into a repeat of last year's deficit: With bike racks overwhelmed early in the festival, concertgoers were ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2009

    Dinner with David Chiu Auctioned for $500. Batch of S'mores: $800.

    What might a developer, city contractor, union leader, or other person with a financial stake in the decisions of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors pay for a one-on-one night on the town with the president of the board? It can cost millions to go through the political hoops necessary to get a b ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 22, 2003
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