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A Little Girl is Dead. But OakDOT Director Still Won’t Commit to Safety

OakDOT's Fred Kelley told the grandmother of a four-year-old girl killed on Lakeshore that the city can't build protected bike lanes on the east side of Lake Merritt, even though they would have saved the girl's life.

September 8, 2023

‘Transbay the Hard Way’ Ride Underscores Lack of Bike Lane on Oakland Bay Bridge

It's still illegal to ride a bike between Treasure Island and downtown San Francisco on a bridge with ten lanes for motorists. But do tell us again how cyclists are privileged.

September 6, 2023

Commentary: SFMTA Needs to Tow Bike Lane Parkers

It wouldn't take a lot of tows to get people thinking more carefully about where they park.

August 31, 2023

Streetsblog Fixes S.F. Mayor’s Statement on Child Killed by a Motorist at 4th and King

A four-year-old child died because of a reckless motorist and a dangerously designed intersection next to the Caltrain Station. But there are equally dangerous environments long ignored throughout the city.

August 23, 2023

Eyes on the Intersection: Quick Update on Telegraph

The Bay Area is getting closer to having its first protected bike lane AND intersection project in a merchant corridor completed. Despite what merchants feared, Armageddon has not yet commenced!

August 22, 2023

Police Arrest Driver Who Killed Little Girl at 4th and King

That's a good start. But the criminality of this tragedy goes well beyond a single driver.

August 18, 2023

Caltrans and VTA Widening Winchester Blvd./I-280 Interchange in San Jose

To greenwash this project, they're going to also widen a sidewalk on one bridge and improve a bike/ped overcrossing, but it's still another de facto freeway widening

August 16, 2023

Transit Master Class: Learning from Switzerland

A delegation of advocates and Bay Area transit officials spent a week in Switzerland learning how one of the world's best transit and rail systems works.

August 11, 2023