Posts Tagged ‘yellow’

Strange Taxi: “BUXI?” – What’s This?

Tuesday, January 26th, 2016

IDK:

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Unless I’m Mistaken, What This “GREEN DIESEL ONLY!” Sticker on This School Bus Means is Really “DIESEL ONLY”

Friday, January 15th, 2016

The basic point of having a DIESEL ONLY sticker next to the fuel filler is to tell people to not to try to put gasoline into a diesel bus. So tacking on the word “green” in front seems to be more of a marketing effort:

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What if one put some of the other seemingly infinite types of diesel into this rider – what would happen?

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Nothing, I’ll bet.

Reminds me of the phrase “clean coal.”

On It Goes…

Keith Haringvan, Spotted on Masonic: Keith Haring Figures + Ford Van = Keith Haringvan

Monday, December 21st, 2015

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How To Drive in Frisco: Straight Down the Middle of the Road, Sometimes – A Crosswalk Between Two Hospital Buildings

Friday, December 4th, 2015

San Francisco’s horrible pedestrians might try to dart into the street from either side, as here on Hayes:

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So why would you hew so close to the right side of this this road? If there’s no oncoming traffic, then it’s straight down the middle for me. I guess I could get a ticket for leaving my lane, but I’m still waiting for that, and it’s been a while.

And actually, ideally, considering sightlines, you’d be even further into the opposite lane at this particular location.

It Is Written.

Ah, Phone Book Recycling Season Hits Frisco Early This Year – But Don’t Be Fooled, Know That YP = Yellow Pages

Thursday, November 19th, 2015

I’ll tell you, I didn’t recycle all these books by my lonesome, but I thought about it:

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Push-Me Pull-You Boat Looks the Same Going Forwards and Backwards – A Water Taxi Putts Past Alcatraz

Monday, November 16th, 2015

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Drinking Coffee to Warm Up While Driving to Work, Market Street, USA – Look Ma, No Hands!

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015

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The Anatomy of the Great SFPD SENIOR CITIZEN FACILITY Speed Trap on Fulton

Friday, September 11th, 2015

Here it is, looking west at around 37th Avenue:

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And here’s what you should be looking at – the aging SFPD SUV with radar on the left, the 30 MPH speed limit sign in the middle, and the SPEED LIMIT 25 MPH / SENIOR CITIZEN FACILITY signs on the right:

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Read all about it here, courtesy of a disgruntled Prius driver what got a ticket last year, when the speed limit zones on this stretch of Fulton went 35-25-35. As you can see, these days it goes 30-25-30, but the concept’s the same.

One would think SFGov would want to put in a few more traffic signals in this area, but one would be wrong.

Anyway, here’s the perspective from inside a police car via Stanley Roberts of People Behaving Badly fame: Fulton 500 Speedway.

It Takes A Village (of Transit Cops) to Hand Out MUNI Citations – A Baker’s Dozen Wait and Wait and Then Welcome to the Financh

Thursday, September 3rd, 2015

And actually, these people don’t hand out all that many tickets:

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Training Day, one supposes.