A human chain lined the "protected" bike lane on Golden Gate Avenue. The idea was to keep motorists off the lane, of course. But the protest was also designed to highlight the watering down of the Turk Street and Golden Gate Avenue safety projects.
A bicycle rider crashed because of a steel plate that the city failed to properly maintain. If the city can't maintain the streets, the least they could do is let us ride the train to the hospital when we crash as a result.
The San Francisco Bicycle Coalition has long sought a parking protected bike lane along the eastbound side of 13th St. It's unclear why this project languished, when similar lanes were put in on the other side of the street almost two years ago.
The San Francisco County Transportation Authority (CTA) Board authorized $5.5 million in Prop K funds for the downtown extension rail tunnel (DTX) project that will one day connect Caltrain's mainline to the Transbay Terminal.