One for the Bike Lane Guerrillas

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Earlier this year I wrote about the “pirated”  bike lane that was installed on Saskatchewan Drive in Edmonton at night, complete with official looking tape and pylons. That rogue bike lane was outed early the next morning when the first Edmonton Transit bus driver tried to navigate through the pylons to a bus stop. It may have been prescient, as Edmonton is now looking at building separated bike lanes in their downtown.

With the same vivacious foresight and imagination is a great group on Twitter called SF Transformation (SFMTrA) .They have been reframing San Francisco streets to be bike friendly by bending the rules a little bit, and installing bike lanes where and when needed. But here’s the surprise-following the creation of a new bike friendly intervention in Golden Gate Park, the city said that the markers can stay until it follows up with its own set of permanent…

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