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How would you spend $250M in bike funds over 30 years?

Santa Clara County Measure B Transportation Tax With the passage of Santa Clara County’s Measure B transportation sales tax last year, the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) will receive over $6 billion in revenue over the next thirty years beginning in June, 2017. Four percent of those funds, or an estimated $8 million per read more »

California bike politics and transportation funding

California State Senator Jim Beall, the powerful head of the California Senate Transportation Committee who happens to represent most of Santa Clara County (aka “Silicon Valley”), is well known around these parts for his long-time friendliness to bike advocates going back at least 20 years to his time serving as a Santa Clara County Supervisor. read more »

Ten-fold, privately funded expansion for Bay Area Bike Share

The San Francisco Bay Area Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) will consider a proposal to dramatically expand the number of Bay Area Bike Share bikes from the current 700 up to 7,000 bikes, with up to 4,500 bikes for the city of San Francisco, 1000 for San Jose, and 850 bikes in Oakland. Motivate, the company read more »

Friday Fun with #ReplaceBikeWithCar

Happy Friday. I’m having a lot of fun reading these contributions to #ReplaceBikeWithCar on Twitter. Here’s a sampling.

Bike train fun and a round up

We welcomed some newcomers to the San Jose Bike Train this morning, which is our casual morning bike commute from San Jose Diridon Station to destinations north along the Guadalupe River Trail. Photo of the ride start courtesy of San Jose DOT bike coordinator John Brazil. More bike stuff under the photo. And remember, California: read more »

Bike fun in Mountain View, California

My bikey friend Janet Lefleur of Mountain View now writes a “Bike Fun” column for the Mountain View Voice. She writes on the secret bike passages of Mountain View in her latest column.