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Improving Police Handling of Bicycling Issues (SF)
Protecting public safety is the role of the police - yet as evidenced in "Data Show Police Bias Against Bicyclists on SF Streets," (SF Indymedia 4-24-2001), there is a serious department problem when it come to protecting cyclists victimized on the streets. This article outlines a number of ways that San Francisco police can improve their responsiveness when handling situations involving bikes and cyclists.
Every day, between 3% and 4% of San Francisco adults already use bicycles for regular transportation