Bummer, dude! But you can’t stop progress, so just take the lane!
FUCK THAT SHIT ! batman is going out with nails and 2 part epoxy putty and making a home made SPIKE STRIP ! REALLY ? VALLET IN THE MISSION !! HOW THE FUCK AM I GONNA DRIVE MA CADILLAC BATMOBIOLE AROUND ?! CANT GLIDE LIKE A HAWK WITH TRAFFIC !
SFMTA parking hotline: 415.554.PARK (7275)
Is it legal to park in the bike lane? If SFMTA is called will they do anything? Cars are in the bike lane all the time – let’s just switch! Bikes in the car lane all the time!
That’s how I do it. Better visibility that way too.
No; probably not; definitely take the lane.
Here’s how to tell: a solid white line means “curb.” Are you allowed to drive over curbs?
I bet if Locanda can’t commandeer the bike lane for their business, they’ll pull a Charles Phan and butthurt their way someplace else.
Drivers seem to prefer to park in the bike lane than in front a garage, even when sitting in the car. I don’t get it.
We should make bumper stickers that read: “I drive in bike lanes, therefore I am an asshole” and we can all just put them on cars that do it.
I’ve seriously considered printing/distributing stickers saying “Don’t park in the bike lane, asshole.” With a smiley face, just for good measure.
Please also make some that say, “WARNING: I don’t use turn signals.”
You’re going to follow the assholes until they park?
This is bullshit. Anyone else want to join me with a 1-star yelp review to try and get our message across?
there is a phone number for pristine parking visible in the photo.
415 550 2393
and damn, dano’s phone takes great pictures!
Just walk in the restaurant whenever you see cars parked out there and ask the entire restaurant loudly if that’s supposed to be kosher, even if it’s a Friday night.
yeah yo! #occupyYELP ! fight=the power!
damn, my review was taken down!
That’s pretty fucked up, right there. What, if any, are the legal options for dealing with this? Just calling the meter maids and hoping they show up in a timely fashion?
I used to go to the front door of “Thrill of the Grill” when they blocked the bike lane and yelled at the owner until they came out and moved their delivery car. I asked nice the first 2 times. Might work in this case also.
NIMBLIES? Not In My Bike Lane?
THIMBL = this here is my bike lane
looking forward to when they eventually switch the bike lanes to the center median.
not gonna happen
I hate bikes on my sidewalk.
Heeeeeeelllll nooo.. The Mission DOES NOT have valet parking. GO AWAY marina goons.
Valencia St had valet parking, but before the bicycle types moved in and turned Valencia into a suburb of the Marina. Valencia is no longer part of the Mission.
Out front of Slanted Door on Valencia was valet parking.
Chontello: Hear, Hear!
>the bicycle types moved in and turned Valencia into a suburb of the Marina
This makes no sense. Maybe try again, using different stereotypes.
“the democrats moved in and turned the white house into a suburb of the bronx”
hey, it works!
NIMBLIES is official!!! Put that shit in rotation. It will eventually be used against us, so proceed with caution.
Hey all, I totally feel you on the bike lane deal. Riding in SF is fucked as is, but on the flip-side, I think launching an attack on a small business ran by a young dude from SF, who skates and bikes SF, and employes a ton of artists, skaters, and college students around SF kinda goes against what this site, and SF is about. I’m speaking about the parking company that works for Locanda.. They are the only valet company that truly supports their employees, and treats them fairly. Has anyone contacted the valet company? I’m sure if someone spoke to them (rather than attack) a lot could be resolved. I have friends that work for them, and it would suck if the result of all this ended up with a ton of folks loosing their jobs. And yes, cars in the bike lane sucks ass too..
The valet can’t help it that people do not read the sign, and back up the bike lane, then give us the keys like that’s how it works. It’s not the valets fault, it’s the people trying to get valet.
The blog so nice they named it twice. (And to be clear, it's mostly about the Mission.)