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Santa Cruz City Schools Complete Streets Master Plan

30% of school children in the city of Santa Cruz, CA bike or walk to school, according to Ecology Action, and the city of Santa Cruz would like to increase that number. To help accomplish this, Santa Cruz City Council unanimously approved Santa Cruz City Schools Complete Streets Master Plan. The plan describes the transportation read more »

San Jose budget: Public safety and traffic safety

Newly elected San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo released a message highlighting the budget priorities for 2015-2016. In his press release, Liccardo and his allies emphasized the concern most often expressed by San Jose residents, namely that of reducing crime through increased police spending. I’m happy to see, nonetheless, that Liccardo and other members of the read more »

Boneshaker Big Wheel

This kinetic sculpture by artist Ron Shroer in Jacksonville, Florida combines a pedal-powered Jansen’s linkage walking mechanism with a wooden penny-farthing style wheel. Boneshaker Big Wheel 2014 incarnation from Ron Schroer on Vimeo. On his One Spark project page, Shroer writes “I’m just a boring old fart who, after going through chemo, realized if I read more »

Bike to Shop: Coming soon!

Bike To Shop Day Silicon Valley is coming up May 23, 2015 and needs your help to make it great!

UCSC: Two dozen stolen bicycles in 3 weeks!

The University of California Santa Cruz Police Department sent this Crime Bulletin about campus bike theft on Saturday. The UC Santa Cruz Police Department is seeking the public’s help with its investigation into nearly two dozen reported bicycle thefts since February 24. The thefts appear to have been mostly during the day from bike racks read more »

Lee Kuan Yew rode a bicycle

The long-lived authoritarian architect of Singapore’s independence and prosperity, Lee Kuan Yew, reportedly biked to his college classes at Fitzwilliam House at the University of Cambridge after World War II.