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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 »

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 »

California bicycle legislation 2015

This page tracks 2015 legislation in the California Assembly related to bicycles and other transportation issues.

San Jose vigil for pedestrian safety

So far this year, 39 people have lost their lives in traffic collisions in the city, and 21 of them – nearly 54% – were pedestrians. Join California Walks, Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition, and TransForm on Thursday, December 11, 2014 beginning at noon for a Safe Streets Daylight Vigil in San Jose. On a related read more »

Thoughts on a Santa Clara County transportation tax 2016

After the success of transportation funding measures earlier this month in San Francisco and neighboring Alameda County, the Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) in Santa Clara County began scoping out a proposal for a new transportation tax for the rapidly growing South Bay that the call Envision Silicon Valley.

Another reckless driving prosecution in Santa Cruz County

Props to the Santa Cruz County Attorney’s Office, which once again defies the conventional wisdom when Assistant District Attorney Greg Peinado charged Brenda Alcala-Velador with a crime after she ran over a ten year old boy in Watsonville, California last March. Santa Cruz County Superior Court Judge John Salazar ruled in a preliminary hearing yesterday read more »