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SF Bicycle Activists Want to Yield (Not Stop) at Stop Signs

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 (San Francisco Bicycle Coalition/Flickr)

If you’re riding a bike on a street in Idaho, it’s legal to treat a stop sign like it’s just a yield. One San Francisco bicycle activist group named the Wigg Party wants that to become the law here, too. The group says local police are overzealous about ticketing cyclists who don’t come to a full stop. When police announced they would step up enforcement, cyclists staged a protest earlier this week. Should cyclists yield or come to a full stop at stop signs?[View the story “The ‘Idaho Stop’: A San Francisco Hot Potato ” on Storify]


Denny Klein, resident of the Lower Haight who lives near the Wiggle

Morgan Fitzgibbons, program director for the Wigg Party


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