Bicycle Safety

A bicyclist rides his bike down Polk Street on Bike to Work Day May 14, 2009 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SFMTA Adopts Policy That Seeks To Eliminate Pedestrian, Cyclist Traffic Deaths

San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency has adopted a Vision Zero Policy to eliminate pedestrian and cyclist fatalities within a decade.

02/04/2014

Tourists ride bicycles on a newly constructed bike path near the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

In Depth: SF Bicycle Coalition Looks To Improve On City’s Bike Usage

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.

06/17/2013

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California Senate Bill Would Require More Space When Cars Pass Bicycles

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.

05/25/2012

The bicycle that struck a pedestrian at The Embarcadero and Mission Street in San Francisco on July 15, 2011. (CBS)

Bicyclist Sentenced To Probation In Fatal SF Embarcadero Crash

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.

03/12/2012

(Joel Saget/Getty Images)

San Jose Schools Fitting 2,500 Kids For Free Bike Helmets

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.

01/08/2012

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