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San Jose: Bike lanes proposed for Moorpark Ave, Winchester Blvd

A long stretch of Moorpark Avenue and a short segment of Winchester Boulevard are scheduled for repaving as part of the city of San Jose Pavement Maintenance Program. When streets are re-paved, the San Jose Department of Transportation also looks for opportunities to implement city policies related to elements of the General Plan and Vision read more »

Bike to Work Around the World

Happy National Bike Week in the United States. You probably know about and participate in the National Bike Challenge, in which you sign up to challenge yourself and your peers to ride more miles during the months of the challenge (May thru September). The more miles you ride, the more points you can earn for read more »

San Jose: Ride with the Movers & Shakers Thursday morning

Join me Thursday morning on the Movers and Shakers Ride in San Jose, California. VTA is joining with the Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition on Bike to Work Day for a 7-mile bike ride down the Guadalupe River Trail. This “Movers and Shakers Bike Ride” will take place next Thurs., May 12, 2016, starting at 7:30 read more »

Re-thinking the commute for bike promotion

Happy World Bike Day, USA Bike Month, and (for much of Northern California) Bike Week. Bike to Work Day in the Bay Area and the Monterey Bay region takes place this Thursday. I love the bike celebrations associated with these events designed to encourage the bike-to-work trip, but is it possible that we focus too read more »

Sunnyvale to North First Bikepool begins

A new bikepool (think “carpool” but with bikes) begins tomorrow morning, Friday, May 6, 2016 from Sunnyvale, CA to the North 1st area of San Jose. This casually paced, 8 mile ride begins 7:40 A.M. at Plaza Del Sol in front of the Sunnvyale Caltrain Station, where you have a choice of several coffee shops read more »

Bike school: Should people on bikes be required to use bike paths?

Happy Friday, all. I occasionally participate in the weekly BikeSchool Twitter conversation that takes place every Thursday night beginning at 6 P.M. California time. A “professor” asks a series of questions to generate discussion on bike-related topics. Last night’s guest professor, Matthew Dyrdahl, is the Bicycle & Pedestrian Coordinator for the city of Minneapolis, MN. read more »