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‘Cyclists should be shot’

So says former mayor of Madison Wisconsin Paul Soglin on his blog: The bicyclists who braved the week’s second storm should be taken out and shot. Spare them and the poor driver, when they skid on treacherous streets and slide under the wheels of a truck delivering fresh vegetables. A post like that in a read more »

Voters, cyclists, Devil’s Slide, and more

I hope you’re having a wonderful Thursday. Busy day at the office so I’ll blast these tidbits out and hope somebody can find something useful from them.

Close Santa Cruz Highway 9 for cyclists only?

California State Route 9 is the main route for the small mountain communities that dot the San Lorenzo River valley in Santa Cruz County. This narrow, twisty two lane route also is a favorite for local road cyclists. The Street Smarts Santa Cruz column in the Sentinel printed this proposal for Highway 9.

Don’t honk at cyclists, Bro

Whenever I ask non-cyclists not to honk at cyclists, they often react with surprise. “I sometimes honk to let you know I’m behind you!” they explain.

New California environmental regs will (hopefully) boost active transportation

Changes to the transportation analysis guidelines specified in the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) should ease approval of infill and urban development, but may result in challenges for local governments that depend on Level of Service mitigation requirements to fund their road infrastructure projects. TL;DR Summary Under current California environmental law, if a project creates read more »

Ewert Road bike detour for #SB50

IMPORTANT UPDATE: I just received word that the airport decided to keep Ewert open for cyclists, though they may have short-term closures. Thank you to San Jose Active Transportation Director John Brazil for making this happen. Jump to the final paragraphs below for important details (because temporary closures might still happen) and background. Those of read more »