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Portland tops in bicycle airport access

Can you bike to the nearest airport? Phyllis Orrick of the Safe Transportation Research & Education Center and Karen Trapenberg Frick of the University of California Transportation Center examined bicycle access for airport employees at a variety of airports in the United States.

Jail sentence for running stop sign

Andrew Bamberg ran a stop sign, presented photos of a different intersection to “prove” the absence of a stop sign and then — when a traffic engineer offered to take a look at the intersection — switched street signs around to confuse the court. The 42-year-old former car salesman was sentenced in San Mateo County read more »

South County Riding

Confidential to Moscow With Love: Y2fEjdGT1W6nsLqtJbGUVeUp9e4= I work in Santa Clara County, California. This is the region those of you outside of Northern California might know as Silicon Valley, where we have 1.8 million people working 1.2 million jobs driving 45 million miles every weekday. This means cycling on roads that look like this in read more »

Amgen Tour of California announces 2015 host cities, 4 days of women racing

The Amgen Tour of California, presented by AEG, announced it will make its grand return to Sacramento, the capital of California, to kick off the 10th anniversary of America’s largest cycling race. The eight day stage race will travel a north-to-south route and span nearly 700 miles through many of California’s most breathtaking roads and read more »

Big cars for the big city?

The sale of vehicles classed as “light trucks” — pickup trucks, SUVs, minivans and crossover vehicles — began climbing dramatically in the United States during the 1980s. Light truck market share passed 50% in 2000, with sales of truck-like vehicles remaining the majority of auto sales in spite of a dip during the 2008 recession. read more »

Where do cyclists shop?

I was playing around with Strava’s Global Heat Map, which plots the entire Strava dataset onto a map to show where people ride. I zoomed into my town and discovered it’s easy to see where cyclists congregate.