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A United Front

When it comes to bikes as transportation, and infrastructure, I can’t help but feeling that what we need most is a united front. All you have to do is peruse the comments on bike advocacy forums, or the comments section of Yehuda Moon, to see that we do anything but present a consistent message about read more »

Traffic safety culture

“Safety Culture” is the concept that acting safely is considered the norm in the workplace environment. Researchers have been working for about the past decade to transfer lessons from workplace safety culture to a “traffic safety culture” to improve road safety.

The Crunchy Christian and a cookbook review

In Jewish and Christian scripture, the prophet Daniel was among the young men who were brought from Jerusalem to be servants to King Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon. To avoid defiling himself and to show solidarity with his people, he refused to eat the “king’s meat” and subsisted on an essentially vegan, gluten-free diet. The evangelical / 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 »

Menlo Park PD removes “accident” from traffic incident reports

Twitter activism results in policy change The Menlo Park, CA Police Department quietly changed their traffic incident reporting policy to refer to them as “collisions” or “incidents.” Historically, the police department has referred to such incidents as “accidents” in their external reports. Like many agencies around the United States, Menlo Park uses Nixle to notify read more »

A Santa Cruz cargo bike at Eurobike

My neighbor Neal Saiki is at Eurobike to show off his 2×4 electric assist cargo bike.