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Bike route San Jose to Palo Alto

South Bay bike train A “bike train” is a caravan of cyclists commuting together on a regular schedule. During the month of May I’m riding my bike to work the 20 miles from San Jose to my job in Menlo Park via Palo Alto. If you’d like to join me, I generally depart from either read more »

Santa Clara County bike plan update

Silicon Valley Cyclist: You can be involved in bicycle advocacy! The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Agency (VTA) in California will begin updating their County Bicycle Plan this month at the BPAC meeting scheduled for the evening of Wednesday, June 10, 2015. The Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee encourages the public to attend next Wednesday’s workshop read more »

Bay Area Bike Share approaches one year anniversary

San Francisco Bay Area Bike Share opened for business on August 29, 2014. I’m looking into the usage data over the past year and I’ll give my perspectives on what I find about usage in the South Bay.

Silicon Valley Bike Trains

Bike Trains are individuals who commute by bike together Silicon Valley Bike Trains are regularly scheduled group rides for bike commute destinations in Santa Clara County, California. The rides are organized as an outgrowth of “bike buddy” systems for popular cycling routes throughout the South Bay. Inspiration for this project comes from L.A. Bike Trains read more »

San Jose Bike Train coming soon

I’m talking with Lady Fleur and a couple of other people to start up a San Jose Bike Train. A bike train is a no-drop (~10 MPH) group commute designed specifically to help newcomers overcome obstacles like wayfinding. Our initial route will begin from Diridon Station in San Jose, with maybe a spur from near read more »

Bike the BART Strike?

Negotiations between BART and the unions representing BART employees are coming to head as employment contracts are set to expire the end of this month. The unions will take a strike vote on Tuesday. BART currently carries over 400,000 passengers each day. A lot of commuters will probably be on vacation anyway during the duration read more »