Does Board of Supervisors President David Chiu Run Red Lights on Market Street? Yes – Here’s How He Does It

This example here is from the place where McAllister meets Jones meets Market, in the corrupt Twitterloin / Tenderloin / Civic Center / Mid Market area.

President Chiu stopped his Public Bike because he had a red light – this intersection now has a three-way light sequence, what with the recent changes for the 5 Fulton bus. (Note that this is the best place on the west coast to buy a stolen iPhone.)

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A quick look up Jones (which is hardly ever busy) and he’s off:

Next stop, City Hall:

This is the proper technique of running a red light on a bicycle in San Francisco.

Strava fans should note that bikes in the 415 are for getting around, not for racing.

And bikes are especially not for going at or near 35 MPH at Castro and Market…

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3 Responses to “Does Board of Supervisors President David Chiu Run Red Lights on Market Street? Yes – Here’s How He Does It”

  1. DanD says:

    Cyclists want the same rights on SF streets as cars, but don’t want to obey the same rules of the road? There is no proper way to run a red light. If its red, stop, wait for the green.

  2. sfcitizen says:

    Well I think cyclists want more rights than car drivers, rather than just the same rights. President Chiu wouldn’t drive a car this way, but this is how he bikes. It doesn’t seem unreasonable to me.

  3. Sara Kazemi says:

    I do that here at non-busy intersections in San Diego because many lights here do not detect bikes and thus I would be waiting forever.

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