Stories about Bicycles

The Climate Change Agenda for the week

More than 30,000 people marched for climate justice in San Francisco Saturday – and that was just the start of a series of events designed to coincide with Gov....

Why Trump will lose the trade war with China

When I first reported from China in 1980, bicycles outnumbered cars on Beijing's major streets, and the tallest building in town was a 25-story hotel. I visited a small...

The Agenda, Oct. 16-22: Zarate trial, robots on the sidewalks …

Jury selection begins Monday/16 in the trial of Jose Ines Garcia Zarate, who is accused of killing Kate Stein with a gun he discovered that was stolen (by someone...

Supes approve ‘chop shop’ bill, which will do nothing to stop bike theft

The Board of Supes voted today to allow civilian employees of the city to seize without a warrant bicycles and bike parts that are on the sidewalk. The bill by...

SF ‘resolves’ homeless camps — but where do the people go?

After months of undertaking, all of the encampments in San Francisco’s Mission District have been “resolved” — in other words, moved off the sidewalks. Or at least that’s what...

The latest attack on homeless people …

San Francisco politicians have a history of attacking and scapegoating homeless people to advance their careers. Remember, Gavin Newsom (who is now campaigning for governor as a progressive) ran...

Oak and Van Ness project shows stunning failures in city traffic analysis

The San Francisco supes will vote September 5 on the future of one of the city’s most critical intersections, Market and Van Ness — and the decision will impact...

The Agenda, July 24-30: Undemocratic voting, municipal broadband …

The bill that would limit citizen initiatives against development is now in the state Senate, and will be heard in committee in August. The SF supes will vote again...