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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.

SF Bay Area bike commuters of the year

Each, the San Francisco Bay Area Metropolitan Transportation Commission selects a bike commuter of the year from each of the nine counties in the Bay Area. For San Francisco County, the winner is your friend and mine, John Murphy.

Bay Area bike commuters

I’ve been commmuting by bike for a about 20 years, but nowhere have I seen more regular bike commuters in the U.S. than in the San Francisco Bay Area. Even though mornings have been chilly lately, I still see several dozen bike commuters every day. Here’s a sampling of photos just from yesterday and today. read more »

San Jose Bike Train tomorrow, and a roundup

Welcome to that time of year when back-to-school traffic picks up. You can beat that traffic on Highway 87 and North First Street by riding with San Jose Bike Train Wednesday morning, August 19. We depart Diridon Station in San Jose at 8 AM for destinations north along the Guadalupe River Trail. More bikey and read more »

Public safety and the bike commute

An online acquaintance was mugged while riding his bike home from work the other evening, prompting a discussion on personal safety while bicycling.

Google’s bike vision for Silicon Valley

A vision for Silicon Valley as a bicycle Shangri La Nine percent of employees who work at Google’s headquarters in Mountain View, California currently bike to work. Google co-founder Sergey Brin has reportedly told shareholders that he is “annoyed” at having to pay $40,000 for each parking space. To that end, his company’s transportation planners read more »