Posts Tagged ‘drive’

Lyft Driver Fed Up with the SFMTA’s New Polk Street Layout Drives the Wrong Way to Escape

Tuesday, November 7th, 2017

Thusly:

7J7C2142 copy

Not sure how the SFMTA wants people to travel south on the weekends. Gough is no picnic, Van Ness is worse, and Polk is a parking lot, so I suppose Hyde, which used to have timed lights and now not as much, is left to pick up the slack…

Rec and Park Where You Want

Thursday, October 26th, 2017

RPD Bro might know he’s loitering in the bike lane, but IDK

7J7C0810 copy

Our Electric-Powered Personal Transportation Future – These People Don’t Just Say, “MUNI SUCKS,” They Do Something About It

Tuesday, October 24th, 2017

Full face helmet, natch. (I mean, you don’t want to be like one of those helmetless FordGoBike “bikeshare” rental bike users going over the handlebars on Market due to the front tires getting stuck in an SFMTA streetcar rail chasm, right?)

7J7C1030 copy

These unicyclists were hauling ass on the Panhandle Bike Path / Multi Purpose Trail. Zoom zoom:

7J7C1035 copy

And further west on JFK, we have a Tesla Motors-beshirted skateboarder and an electric-powered trike:

7J7C0974 copy

So many ways to avoid MUNI we have in this Year 2017…

Frisco’s First Official “Lyft PICKUP AND DROP-OFF ZONE” – It’s Just Temporary, But Is This Our Future?

Monday, October 16th, 2017

Here you go, at the foot of MLK, Jr. Drive:

7J7C0625 copy

Just a temporary deal, for fans of “Your San Francisco Deltas” professional* soccer team:

7J7C0624 copy

(A mini convertible Cadillac Escalade and a convertible Jeep are at the ready.)

So, is this kind of temporary pop-up zone going to be a part of Frisco’s Future? Maybe. (Our SFMTA is working on this kind of thing, to reduce double-parking, for starters. We’ll see.)

So, are UBER drivers welcome here as well? IDK

And then, are UBER / Lyft drivers welcome here? Again, IDK.

IMO, this kind of branding should have nothing to do with RPD, and SFGov should be above this kind of “public private partnership.” So, Wreck and Park should ditch the trademarked pink and the “lyft” graphics the next chance it gets, which will be in a couple weeks, for the last match of the regular season of the San Francisco Deltas.

See you there. (But I’ve never Lyfted, and I’ve never UBER’ed neither, and I’m not about to start. Pity me!)

*It was a big deal for Rec and Park to set up Kezar for this inaugural 2017 season, which could very well be this team’s last season, we’ll have to wait and see.

Thief Steals Parts Off of Golden Gate Park Ghost Bike

Thursday, October 12th, 2017

7J7C0379 copy

Double Illegal Parking, in Golden Gate Park

Thursday, September 28th, 2017

The first problem is that the car is pointing the wrong way. The second problem is that you can’t park here on JFK:

7J7C0555 copy

It’s going to take a looooong time before people figure this out, maybe a few decades…

What JFK Drive Looks Like with Three Lanes of Traffic Heading West, As If We Had a Hurricane

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

This was a rare occasion yesterday. Anyway, you had three lanes of traffic, one the regular lane, another the parking lane, and the last the bike lane:

7J7C9940 copy

No subways, no freeways out this way of course. So even a small disruption turns things to gridlock. So, far from being “resilient” (a quite-favored term in the 20-teens), we are fragile.

FRA-GEE-LAY

Oh well…

Electric-Powered, Dirt-Ready: Mountain Skateboards, Golden Gate Park

Thursday, September 7th, 2017

7J7C9171 copy

SFMTrA vs, SFMTA on JFK in Golden Gate Park – Obviously the SFMTRA in This Case

Wednesday, September 6th, 2017

Here it is, this installation what went in a few days back, in time for Labor Day Weekend 2917

7J7C9174 copy

Stencils, shrubbery, cones and safe-hit posts:

7J7C9101 copy

I’m guessing RPD won’t put up with this but IDK. As of yesterday AM, it was still there.

7J7C9099 copy

Anyway, sometimes I can’t tell, but this was the handiwork of the unofficial SFMTrA and not our SFMTA…

What’s the Speed Limit on JFK Drive When It’s Shut Down, as on “Healthy Sundays?” – Does Rec and Park Know?

Tuesday, August 29th, 2017

Actually, Rec and Park just might exactly know how fast this pickup was going yesterday – they might have the ability to track MPH, among other things.

Anyway, this is the fastest vehicle I’ve ever seen on JFK during a road closure. You can see a few WTF looks here as the driver was slowing down:

7J7C8730 copy

Just saying