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Free coffee for bike commuters

Attention San Jose bike people: I put $40 in the pot just for you at Bel Bacio Il Migliore Caffè in Little Italy, and there’s still at least $30 available for you to spend. Please spend it today. Show up with a bike, ask for a “sospeso for bike train” and get a free coffee read more »

Dust off your fenders Bay Area

Happy Monday, all. Yet another gorgeously warm and sunny day , but we finally have significant rain on the way to Northern California. Wednesday may begin dry, but we’ll have one to two inches of rain throughout the San Francisco Bay Area along with gusty winds so be prepared for your evening commute. Another storm read more »

Bike Buddies for commuters

I’ve been talking a lot about “bike train” lately as a group of us launch this group ride for commuters in San Jose. “Bike buddies” is another program used to encourage newcomers to try cycling to work. The Safe Routes to School people call the bike version of their Walking School Bus a bike train. read more »

Bay Area bike commuters transportation mode share and gender split for 2012

Last year, we looked at bike commute numbers for San Francisco Bay Area cities as estimated by the US Census American Community Survey. The numbers for 2012 are now out, so let’s see how these cities fared.

Bay Area Bike Share to launch August 29

I just received a press release from Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) that the San Francisco Bay Area Bikeshare will launch on Thursday, August 29 2013. I’ve pasted the text of the release below. It mentions only the cities of Palo Alto, Mountain View and San Jose because those are the cities covered by read more »

Mountain View California: 22% of capital budget for bicycle / pedestrian projects

The city of Mountain View, California approved an $18.6 million capital budget for fiscal 2014 that includes over $4 million in projects to improve pedestrian and bicycle mobility during the city council meeting on June 18, 2013. This Silicon Valley city of 75,000 is home to several well-known high tech businesses such as Google, Intuit, read more »