Posts Tagged ‘street’
Profiles in Courage: SF Bicycle Coalition Claims “NO AFFILIATION” with Critical Mass – And Yet – Supposed Safety OrganizationWednesday, September 2nd, 2015
Let’s take a look:
“‘Critical Mass has definitely brought attention to bicycle issues, and we wouldn’t have been able to do it without them,’ said Leah Shahun, executive director of the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition.”
And now, let’s fast forward to today to get this:
SF Bicycle Coalition
@sfbike @HansOngchua We heard and have no affiliation, of course. Terrible news, though we appreciate you looping us.
Now srsly, I don’t think people were accusing the SFBC of being “affiliated” with Critical Mass, I think they were looking for the SFBC to disavow the actions of the U-lock attacker.
So to have a blanket response like “no affiliation, of course” [you ignorant fool], well that doesn’t really cut the mustard now, do it.
‘Cause this is coming from a taxpayer-subsidized org, right? A government-funded organization that takes hundreds of thousands of dollars from us for the purpose of bicycle-related safety, and all they can come up with is:
Comes now Chris Carlsson to disavow, to fill the void.
What are we spending all our money on, if the SFBC washes its hands of the matter and says, NO COMMENT, like literally to this, to 165k Views and counting?
Here’s the latest on this one:
Critical Mass window smasher was wearing T-shirt advocating non-violence by Evan Sernoffsky
Oh, I read it as The Union is Our Strength. And I thought, oh, I guess that makes sense.
But the real quote is much better.
Anyway, here’s the front of the shirt – it depicts the UFW eagle morphing into a white winged dove* with a sprig of laurel:
Anyway, this is some excellent blogging from Evan Sernoffsky…
*Well, only a regular dove, but it’s just like the white-winged dove.
Westbound Fell at Masonic.
This might be OK:
But this isn’t – this is tailgating, CVC 21703:
And off and away on Fell, heading into the sunset:
Cyclist took the lane until he didn’t – any incident would be on the driver.
This concludes Fell Street Blues.
Well, I suppose it’s three peds, actually. Now let’s see how they do:
The two peds on the left act properly and the jogger ped does not.
There’s room for improvement at this intersection, SFGov/SFMTA.
I didn’t see the chariots this year:
Historic Yelp Typo for Expensive SoMA Flophouse: “We Had Bats In Our Room” – Should Be Gnats? Cats? Rats?Monday, August 17th, 2015
I’ll tell you, this blows me away:
“…Best Western Plus Americania recently posted rates of $460 a night.”
Isn’t that a tad pricy, you know, considering?
Anywho, Andrea M says:
This can’t be right, right?
It’s gotta be gnats, right?
Are bats attracted to humidity? One assumes not. But are gnats attracted to humidity? One assumes so.
Otherwise, bats, rats OR cats would be somewhat disturbing.
Almost as disturbing as the idea of paying $460 to stay a night (plus hotel tax, like 15%) (plus $30, for parking!) (plus hotel tax, like 15% on the parking fee) at a Best Western motel at 7th and Market…
Barely Legal: Turning Left Across Double Yellow Lines on Busy Masonic to Park Your Car – DUDE, IS THIS A GOOD IDEA?Friday, August 14th, 2015
Not only did this maneuver block the fast lane of northbound Masonic for a while, it also resulted in squealing brakes / tires from inattentive drivers headed south.
IF you timed this right, during certain parts of the day or night, then this might be OK.
But the correct way to park in the garage of one the Great Estates of this part of Masonic is to GO AROUND THE FUCKING LUCKY to end up heading south on Masonic from the terminus of this part of McAllister.
END OF LINE.
I cannot and will not recant anything, for to go against conscience is neither right nor safe. Here I stand, I can do no other, so help me God. Amen.