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Caltrain 2 bike car sign

One of the problems with the Caltrain bike cars is cyclists often don’t know if there are one or two bike cars. There’s Twitter/Bikecar, but less than 10% of riders follow that services. It’s difficult spotting the second bike car from the usual waiting place for cyclists on the train platform. One of the announcements read more »

Friday bike news roundup

Happy Friday, all, and happy 12 days until Christmas. I’m working up my list of top bike stories for 2013. I’ll mention Armstrong’s appearance on Oprah, Levi Leiphiemer’s retirement, California bike politics, and, of course, Roubaixgate, along with several other stories. What else should I mention? More bike news below.

Zero Waste SJBP & public bike repair stands for downtown San Jose

San Jose Bike Party will celebrate its 6th Anniversary Friday night with a Day of the Dead ride, October 18, 2013. The new Raven Bikes will be introduced at this ride along with an initiative to transform Bike Party into a Zero Waste event, funding for downtown bike repair stations, and a new strategy to read more »

Bay Area Bike Share to launch August 29

I just received a press release from Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) that the San Francisco Bay Area Bikeshare will launch on Thursday, August 29 2013. I’ve pasted the text of the release below. It mentions only the cities of Palo Alto, Mountain View and San Jose because those are the cities covered by 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 »

San Jose Bike Share begins by October 2012

About a dozen people attended last night’s short meeting revealing plans for the San Jose Bike Share program that should be ready to go Real Soon Now.