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Bicycle safety San Francisco

A good article in the Chron about the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition’s Urban Cycling Workshops, which teaches cyclists how to ride more safely in San Francisco. Linda Atkins, an everyday bike commuter who hasn’t owned a car for 20 years, was amazed at the difference in perception a little training could make. “It was like read more »

Radio Re-run: Freakonomics on Traffic Safety

KQED Public Radio in San Francisco replayed the May 1, 2014 edition of Freakonomics Radio, titled “The Perfect Crime.” The show begins with a discussion of homicide by car. You’ve heard or seen this claim before both here and elsewhere: If you want to kill somebody and get away with it, run them over with read more »

Ride bicycle rickshaws to Super Bowl 50

With some Uber drivers promising to boycott transportation to Super Bowl 50 in Santa Clara, and game day parking as far as a mile from Levi’s Stadium, pedicab operators expect to make good cash on Super Bowl Sunday as they transport fans to and from the stadium. Bicycle rickshaw operators will converge in the city read more »

Bicycles in the news and culture

Happy Friday. Remember, Santa Cruz “Tropicalismo” Bike Party ride happens tonight beginning 7 PM from the Bike Church. More bike news below the photo of the guy riding his bike through the “New Jungle” refugee camp in Calais, France. View image | gettyimages.com

Bicycle bedfellows in East Bay development dispute

The SummerHill development proposal in Danville, CA has stalled because opponents claim the development failed to properly account for bicycle safety in the project environmental review.

San Jose Vision Zero Report 2015

Earlier today, the city of San Jose released it’s 2015 street safety report during an event in which they also announced the City Department of Transportation (SJDOT) “Vision Zero San Jose ASAP” Initiative. The report details street safety statistics, and immediate and future initiatives. District 6 representative Pierluigi Oliviero proposed a city-wide Vision Zero policy read more »