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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 »

Notes from the Silicon Valley Bike Summit

I attended the 5th Annual Silicon Valley Bicycle Summit last Wednesday along with about 200 other people, which Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition Director Shiloh Ballard tells me is the largest crowd they’ve had.

Exchanging toilets for bike space?

Caltrain – the commuter rail service between San Jose and San Francisco – continues to grapple with the crowding issues as ridership continues to grow, some bike advocates are talking about removing toilets from the train to make room for additional bikes.

San Jose Bike Train is Fast, Cheap and Easy!

New and improved Bike Train with two departure times! San Jose Bike Train rolls again next Wednesday, September 17, 2014 from Diridon Station for destinations towards north San Jose along the Guadalupe River Trail. The regular 8 AM train departs at 8 AM. We now also have a conductor for a 6:30 AM train, which read more »

Bicycles and Caltrain electrification

The Joint Powers Board that governs Caltrain has started the process of planning for electrification, which they anticipate will start in 2019. They’re taking public comment on bike car capacity, among many many other items under consideration.

San Jose future bikeways details

The city of San Jose DOT will hold meetings next week and the week following to discuss future bikeways in East San Jose and in the area just west of downtown. You can find an overview and meeting schedule here. Details of the planned bikeways are also now available; you can read them below the read more »