San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency has adopted a Vision Zero Policy to eliminate pedestrian and cyclist fatalities within a decade.
The executive director of the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition recaps some recent accomplishments of her organization and talks about the ambitious goal to get half of SF’s population on their bikes.
The state Senate was scheduled to vote Thursday on legislation that would require drivers to allow at least three feet of clearance when passing bicyclists from behind.
A 23-year-old man who struck and killed a woman with his bicycle in San Francisco last summer pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor vehicular manslaughter charge Monday and was sentenced to three years’ probation.
Students at the Franklin-McKinley School District in San Jose are due to receive 2,500 free bicycle helmets as part of partnership with the city’s transportation department to promote safety.