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A Pleasant Morning Commute

It’s very rare for us Wisconsinites to have a day like today in mid-March. It was already 45 degrees when I got this shot on my morning commute at about 7am. With an expected high of near the record of 73 it was very tempting to call in sick and to keep riding.

DC area cyclists organize rides to help commuters trapped by transit emergency stoppage

Embed from Getty Images After Washington DC’s Metro transit service announced an emergency 24-hour shutdown of the rail service for safety reasons, the half-million people who depend on Metro for their transportation needs everyday scrambled for alternatives. Among those alternatives: impromptu group rides into and out of DC organized under the hashtag #wmatabikepool. it's official read more »


Half of my commuting trips involve a MUP of some sort, and I have been noticing a theme of sorts with the people I encounter on the path. It is a wide, paved network of trails that run along Interstate 25 (North-South) and to Garden of the Gods to the West, but not so close read more »

Rain Wednesday, a correction, and a news roundup

Attention San Francisco Bay Area: Enjoy the sunshine and record high temperatures while you can, but be prepared for cooler temperatures and rain that’s forecast to briefly return beginning during about the Wednesday evening commute, and ending during the morning commute. About a half inch of rain is possible; South Bay trail users can check read more »

San Jose Bike Train coming soon

I’m talking with Lady Fleur and a couple of other people to start up a San Jose Bike Train. A bike train is a no-drop (~10 MPH) group commute designed specifically to help newcomers overcome obstacles like wayfinding. Our initial route will begin from Diridon Station in San Jose, with maybe a spur from near read more »

My route to work

My seven mile bike route to work from downtown San Jose to my office in Santa Clara, California includes less than a half mile of on road travel. The rest of my route is entirely separated from car traffic.