Why does the city have to ask permission to keep it citizens safe?
‘In 2006, the San Francisco Superior Court blocked the city from enacting any improvements intended to benefit cyclists without special permission.”
In April of 2008 the court granted the installation of a dedicated bike/pedestrian signal at the notoriously dangerous Fell and Masonic intersection.
Today, eight months later,San Francisco city attorney, Dennis Herrera, is back in court, filing a motion to ask for a more safeguards at some of S.F’s most dangerous spots for cyclists.
Let’s hope this works in the cyclists favor. Whatever anyone’s motives are for creating political drama, it should be put aside for the safety of San Francisco riders.
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