Patrick Traughber

CA raised. Currently traveling. Past: GREE, Funzio, biotech investment banking, SF Mayor’s Office, UC Berkeley. Cities, data, games, economics, the web.


A list of people killed while riding a bicycle in San Francisco


This is an incomplete list. For additions, questions, or comments, please email me at patricktraughber at gmail dot com.

October 22, 2014. A man whose name and age was not released was killed after falling off his bicycle on Bryant Street approximately 335 feet east of Rincon at 12:28pm. The man was…


Turkey Data

Impress your family tomorrow with these bird facts


I had some time to spare this morning and wanted to look up some data, so on Twitter I asked if anyone was curious about anything in particular:


By The Numbers: Rush Hour On Market Street


A timelapse from one of San Francisco’s busiest streets


Split

The Great Corporate Unbundling of 2014


A list of technology companies who have recently announced a plan to split themselves into more than one company.

Symantec | 10/9/2014 | Press release

Hewlett-Packard | 10/6/2014 | Press release

eBay | 9/30/2014 | Press release

Barnes & Noble | 6/25/2014 | Press release

Publications edited by Patrick Traughber

A place to share thoughts on how to improve our cities.

What does the future hold?


Bicycle lanes from around the world

The view from the streets. 


Below are examples of bicycle lanes from cities in our country and around the world. If you would like to contribute to this list, please share a Google Street View link at the bottom of this page, or @ mention me on Twitter here. Thanks to you, and to Google for making this possible.


San Francisco’s inadequately designed streets

There are consequences.


Here are the three locations in San Francisco where Amelie, Dylan, Diana were killed after being struck by vehicles while riding their bicycles. Today, a man was killed on 11th and Bryant, bringing the total number of people killed so far this year while riding a bicycle in San Francisco to four.


Stravascript

Kerning by turning.


Stravascript is the name of the typeface created when spelling a word with a running or biking route on Strava.

Examples:


Improving San Francisco’s streets

By Patrick Traughber


Below is the transcript of the speech I delivered at the Bicycle Advisory Committee meeting in City Hall on…


A list of people killed while riding a bicycle in San Francisco


This is an incomplete list. For additions, questions, or comments, please email me at patricktraughber at gmail dot com.

October 22, 2014. A man whose name and age was not released was killed after falling off his bicycle on Bryant Street approximately 335 feet east of Rincon at 12:28pm. The man was…


Preventing iPhone theft: an idea

Remove the carrot.


Author’s note: the following was a Medium post that had been sitting among my “Drafts” for the past week. Today Apple announced Activation Lock, which is aimed to solve the same problem in a similar way (requiring iCloud authentication for reactivating a disabled phone). I’ve published that draft below in its


Bikeprints

Where the rubber repeatedly meets the road.


A bikeprint is the slight wear and discoloration of the road created by consistent bike traffic. They are…