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Bike to work challenge

My employer’s Eco Responsibility group and fitness center is offering incentives to those who can spend 2,000 minutes biking to work over the next 12 weeks to promote alternative transportation, environmental awareness and wellness. The human resources department sent an email to all USA employees promoting this program, and I’ve actually heard people who normally read more »

Parking database challenges residential parking requirements

Happy Monday, and I hope you enjoyed your lost hour of sleep. Last weekend, I attended a presentation by GreenTRIP Policy Analyst Jennifer West at the TransForm California’s wonky Silicon Valley Transportation Choices and Healthy Communities Summit. West described how the GreenTRIP Parking Database challenges assumptions about parking requirements for residential developments in the San read more »

Bay Area Bike Share announces data challenge

Bay Area Bike Share made over 600 megabytes of bike share usage data from 150,000 bike trips available for their Open Data Challenge. Data and design nerds are invited to submit their presentations that visualize this information in ways that reveal new and interesting trends.

San Jose bike train ride report

A group of five avid bike commuters had a great time launching San Jose Bike Train this morning.

All aboard the Los Angeles Bike Train

Bicycle trains offer bike commuters a fun, safer ride to work with regularly scheduled group rides. Ride leaders commit to a regular departure time and route, allowing other commuters to join in. Bike trains are usually used in the context of biking to school along with walking school buses. Such group riding and walking programs read more »

Santa Clara green lanes, Melbourne commuter challenge, and the lingering scent of bike saddles

City of Santa Clara CA is painting new buffered green lanes on Calabazas Boulevard. Photo from Ron.