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Bicycle Repair in San Francisco an Essential Service during COVID-19 Stay at Home Order

Posted on March 20, 2020 in Bicycle News

San Francisco cyclists don’t have to worry about busting a tire during the COVID-19 Stay at Home Order. On March 19th, Mayor London Breed officially announced the city’s bicycle repair shops will be allowed to remain open. On March 18th, the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition (SFBC) sent out tweets asking city officials whether bike repair shops would be…

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Driver Tried to Flee with Injured Cyclist on Roof

Posted on February 25, 2020 in Bicycle Accidents

A hit and run driver was stopped by a good Samaritan who stopped the fleeing driver after noticing the cyclist victim was still on the roof of the car. Police say that the accident happened Monday, February 24, 2020, on Joiner Parkway in Lincoln. A picture on the Facebook page of the Lincoln Firefighters showed…

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Oakland Paves the Way with Adaptive Scooters

Posted on February 20, 2020 in Uncategorized

In line with the trend in micro-mobility, electric bikes and scooters, and ridesharing, Oakland is the first city in the nation to offer scooters with seats designed to assist the elderly, disabled or those with limited balance. It’s basically a scooter with a seat, however, to Oakland leaders, it represents more than that. It gives…

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Market Street Closed to Uber and Lyft in San Francisco

Posted on February 19, 2020 in Uncategorized

On January 29, 2020, a section of Market street became off-limits to all private cars including rideshare vehicles like Uber and Lyft. The move has been in the planning for some time, and the city made official on Wednesday. The car-free zone extends from Tenth and Main Streets in the eastbound lanes and between Steuart…

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Accessible Scooter Accidents in Oakland

Posted on February 18, 2020 in Uncategorized

Accessible scooters are becoming more popular for people who need a little help getting around. Modern technology is making them more comfortable, practical and go farther on a charge. According to Disabled World, around 2 million people use electric scooters or wheelchairs across the U.S., most of whom would not be able to get around…

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