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SMIDSY: Distracted by coffee

USA Network’s new show “Fairly Legal” takes place in San Francisco, CA. Mediator Kate Reed (played by Sarah Shahi) lives on a boat in a marina somewhere in the North Bay and takes the ferry to work, using a cab to get around to her various appointments. It’s during one of these cab rides that read more »

Distracted

Thanks for the comments regarding my grandfather, all, including those that were sent privately. This is hitting me a little harder than I expected, to be honest. We weren’t super close, but I loved the old man as did everybody around him. Freddie Rodriguez (Rock Racing) @ Ronde van Brisbeen 2008. Photo ©2008 Ken Conley. read more »

Radio Re-run: Freakonomics on Traffic Safety

KQED Public Radio in San Francisco replayed the May 1, 2014 edition of Freakonomics Radio, titled “The Perfect Crime.” The show begins with a discussion of homicide by car. You’ve heard or seen this claim before both here and elsewhere: If you want to kill somebody and get away with it, run them over with read more »

I haven’t talked about carnage in a while

After a posting to Nextdoor from the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) announcing a community workshop for the county bike plan update, a couple of people left typical hater comments in response. I know this isn’t exactly news, but it’s nice to see these two comments received a total of 20 “Thanks” (and from read more »

San Jose cyclist fatality: Watch for white pickup truck with front-end damage

A 60 year old man on a bike was killed early this morning just blocks from the major transit center near downtown San Jose, California. Police ask the public to watch for a full-size late 1980s or early 1990s white pickup truck with front driver side damage near the front fender.

Bicycle lane splitting permitted in Mexico City

Last August, the Federal District of Mexico amended their traffic code with an addition allowing lane-splitting when traffic is congested.