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Big gains in bike commuting on San Francisco Peninsula

Palo Alto number two in the nation behind Davis at 10.1% The U.S. Census released their 2011 American Community Survey estimates on Wednesday, and San Francisco Peninsula bike advocate Andrew Boone found some surprising gains for the region.

Another journalist tries bike commuting

Yesterday, Toronto Star columnist Jack Lakey described his bike riding delights. Today, New Orleans columnist Alex Gecan’s car breaks down and he’s forced to ride a bike for a few days. Like Lakey, Gecan discovers the riding is better than he anticipated.

San Jose bike commuting up 206%

Congratulations to: New York City, where cycling is up 66% over the last two years Ft Collins, CO and their 37% jump in bike commuters. Philadelphia’s 83% increase from 2005 to 2008. San Jose, California blows all of these out of the water with an astounding 206% increase in bike commuters from 2005 to 2008. read more »

Bike League releases “Where We Ride” report

The League of American Bicyclists (LAB) released their third annual “Where We Ride” report yesterday in which they crunch the numbers from the 2014 US Census American Community Survey. As LAB report notes, “There are at least two limitations to the data: 1) it only measures how someone usually gets to work in the last read more »

Should I require liability waivers for San Jose Bike Train?

Because I organize San Jose Bike Train — the twice monthly bike ride to encourage people to try commuting by bike across the city of San Jose — I’ve opened myself up to liability. I’ve realized this from the start, but think about the potential impact only occasionally.

Homestead Avenue full-time bike lane meeting Sunnyvale, California

Do you know those “part-time” bike lanes on Homestead Avenue in Sunnvayle, CA. Street parking is prohibited during the day from 7 AM to 6 PM, but overnight parking is allowed in the bike lanes? The city proposes removing this overnight parking to make these bike lanes a 24 hour facility.