In response to complaints about trash cans blocking bike lanes, Patricia Martel, City Manager of Daly City, tweeted: "Cyclists have to share the road with vehicles and waste cans weekly." What if those cans were blocking other travel lanes?
From Alamo Square, to Market Street, to the East Bay, the Bay Area's streets and other public spaces were the scene of large protests against white supremacists this weekend. Most were peaceful, but there were a few incidents of violence.
Last week I took the train from Oakland to Bakersfield, where I transferred to a bus to get to Los Angeles. At eight hours, that's the fastest Amtrak route between the two cities. And the train was packed.
As much as it's interesting to see a picture of a stripped-down Ford GoBike hung from a tree, it doesn't say much about whether the system is working or not. A certain number of bikes were bound to get stolen and/or damaged.