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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 »

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.

VTA adopts CycleTracks app to track bike usage

The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) in California now collects cycling data via the CycleTracks smart phone app.

Oakland challenges San Jose in Bike Off

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf challenges San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo: Which city employees can log the most riding miles for Bike Month?