Category Archives: Transportation

Lost: Young Aviator Seeks Assistance in Aircraft Recovery Effort

Well, independent of anything else that may be going on in the world right now, I think we can all agree that this is no fun: Neighbor Nasen got his remote-controlled airplane stuck in a tree over the weekend: Hello. … Continue reading

Posted in Kids, Transportation | 5 Comments

Muni Bus Backs into Parked Car, Ruins Morning for Bernal Car Owner and Many Commuters

There was gnashing of teeth (and sheetmetal) on Mission Street this morning as a 14 Limited Muni bus evvvvver sooooo slooooowly  backed into a Bernal neighbor’s parked car — while the owner of the car reportedly watched in horror, shouting “”Stop! … Continue reading

Posted in Transportation | 9 Comments

Parked Motorcycle Is Rorschach Test for Nearby Neighbors

It’s not just cars that attract snippy notes about long-term parking; motorcycles receive them too. Neighbor Fiid noticed a running series of notes plastered on a motorcycle on Bennington Street. Apart from the initial complaint written on the note above, … Continue reading

Posted in Found Things, Transportation | 21 Comments

Muni Plan Will Give Bernal Heights the Short Bus

Neighbor Keith is a valiant regular aboard Muni’s 67 Bernal bus line, and he’s rather unthrilled about a service change announced this week: As a daily rider of the 67 – San Francisco’s friendliest bus route – I’m used to … Continue reading

Posted in Government, Transportation | 18 Comments

Persistent Neighbor Declares Victory in Bus Shelter Quest

There’s a sexxxy new bus shelter on Mission Street at 30th, and you have Neighbor Robert to thank for it: I forwarded a note to you many months ago, as I was looking for community support ahead of a city … Continue reading

Posted in Infrastructure, Transportation | 11 Comments

Bernal Journalist Publishes New Story About Madman Who (Literally) Drove Around the World

Here’s a locavore longread to carry you through the weekend. Bernal Heights writer and anticool motorist James Nestor has just published a terrific new story over at the Atavist. It’s a true tale of adventure and obsession (though not necessarily … Continue reading

Posted in Books, History, Transportation | 1 Comment

Newfangled Electric Bike Hauls Xmas Cheer Up Bernal Hill

In days of yore, Bernal Heights residents brought their Christmas trees home either by recruiting teams of reindeer to haul the trees up Bernal Hill or by strapping the trees to the roofs of their internal-combustion vehicles. But that was … Continue reading

Posted in Merchants, Transportation | 5 Comments