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Bike share coming to Silicon Valley?

A pilot project by Santa Clara VTA may have bike share stations at Caltrain stations in Mountain View, Palo Alto, and San Jose with satellite destination stations at locations such as Stanford, San Jose State University, San Jose City Hall and Moffett Park. From Streetsblog SF… Despite the much ballyhooed talk by San Francisco Mayor read more »

Hump Day quickie bike updates

During the San Jose Bike Train today we saw Israel Prime Minister and California Governor Jerry Brown walk from the tarmac into a waiting caravan of black vans as we rode alongside San Jose International Airport. What did you see on your commute today? Christian Lent begins today. My reflections as recycled from 2010. More read more »

Bay Area Bike Share Bike Design

“Exactly colors to be determined” like it says in this diagram, but here’s what our Bay Area Bike Share bikes will look like. This bike with a step through frame features 7 speeds, front and rear lights powered by a front hub dynamo, drum brakes, fenders, skirt guard, chain guard, and a small front rack. read more »

SF Bay Area bike share moving forward

The San Francisco Metropolitan Transportation Commission Regional Bicyle Share Program may finally launch “next year.” Which is what they said last year. And the year before that as well. A planned “bike share” in San Francisco and various Peninsula cities have been in the works for “next year” since at least 2007. But this time read more »

Boris Bikes

A generation hence, London residents will wonder why their bike share bikes are called “Boris Bikes”, and they’ll likely invent some creative folk etymologies for the phrase.

Silicon Valley Bike Share to begin next March

The VTA Bike Share proposal came closer to reality this week after a half million dollar grant was awarded this week to pilot the program. VTA say they plan to begin the test bike share this March, with bike share kiosks at San Jose Diridon Station, Mountain View Castro Street Station, and Palo Alto University read more »