Update 12:20 p.m. Discussion of the Golden Gate Bridge bike speed limits proposal has been tabled for now. Bay City News reports.
Golden Gate Bridge officials agreed today to put off deciding on a proposal to set a 10 mph speed limit for bicyclists on the bridge until more input can be gathered from the Bay Area cycling community.
Several people who spoke at the Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District board's Building and Operating Committee meeting today expressed surprise and resentment that they hadn't been consulted earlier, even though the concept has been considered for about a year.
The goal of the proposal is to reduce accidents on the bridge.
The Golden Gate Bridge's Building and Operating Committee is discussing a proposal to impose a speed limit for bicycles on the bridge, along with accompanying fines. The committee will decide whether to forward the proposal to the full board for consideration at its May 13 meeting.
You can read the full proposal here. The three components that are attracting the most attention: