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News, The Snitch Great Success: Cyclists' Sensible Yet Illegal Behavior Rewarded (With Bike Lane)

Great Success: Cyclists' Sensible Yet Illegal Behavior Rewarded (With Bike Lane)

As anyone living west of Divisadero will tell you, navigating Page Street in the morning can be hairy. Traffic often backs up for blocks as you head down a long hill on the approach to Octavia Boulevard, where cars line…
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News, The Snitch Bike Coalition Chief Pedals off to Sabbatical in Amsterdam

Bike Coalition Chief Pedals off to Sabbatical in Amsterdam

San Francisco Bicycle Coalition executive director Leah Shahum, a key figure in the push to spur city workers to paint the new bike lane network you're now seeing around town, just announced she's taking an eight-month sabbatical in Amsterdam. During…
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News, The Snitch Me Capitulate: Boston Globe Grammarian Notes That, Yes, 'One Less Car' Is Proper Usage

Me Capitulate: Boston Globe Grammarian Notes That, Yes, 'One Less Car' Is Proper Usage

Earlier this month, on the event of Bike To Work Day, we published a piece titled "Why Must Bike Activists Continue to Roll Over the English Language?" Our contention was that, while "One Less Car" is a neat slogan, it's…
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News, The Snitch Reports of Bike Activists' 'Win' Over Caltrain Stretches Definition of 'Win'

Reports of Bike Activists' 'Win' Over Caltrain Stretches Definition of 'Win'

Both of our local dailies reported today that Caltrain has responded to local bicycle activists' missives and will expand its trains' bike-carrying capacities. And yet, neither of the papers reported that Caltrain's solution may only deliver less than a third…
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News, The Snitch When Grammar Demons and Bike Demons Collide

When Grammar Demons and Bike Demons Collide

The S.F. Bike Coalition knows its slogan, “One Less Car,” isn’t the goodest English By Joe Eskenazi “Rarely is the question asked: Is our children learning?” — George W. Bush, Jan. 11, 2000. George W. Bush made the above…
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