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10 tips for the Caltrain Bike Car

Caltrain is the commuter rail service between San Jose and San Francisco funded by Santa Clara, San Mateo and San Francisco Counties and operated by Samtrans. With 92 trains each weekday and bike capacity ranging from 48 to 80 bikes per train, Caltrain this year carries 53,000 passengers each day, 6,000 of whom bring their read more »

California cities and bicycle commuters

I’m looking at the LAB’s just released 2010 data on bicycle commute mode share. The LAB analyzed U.S. Census American Community Survey data from 375 cities to estimate the numbers of bike commuters in those cities. Davis, California tops the list with 22% of workers commuting by bike. A few other California cities tops Seattle’s read more »

Caltrain bicycles on board: ideas and proposals

Tomorrow (Thursday, February 5, 2009) at 10 AM, the Caltrain Joint Powers Board meets to hear and consider various proposals that Caltrain staff will present on increasing bicycle capacity on board the trains. One of the proposals that Caltrain Operations Director Chuck Harvey and special assistant Mark Simon may give is increasing capacity on the read more »

San Jose works to increase bicycle commuting

San Jose, California Leaders Call for Bold Bicycle Program in the Downtown. Pilot program to link downtown employers, San Jose State University, Guadalupe River Corridor and transit hubs. Without a pesky court order to slow the implementation of a bike plan, San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed with Councilmembers Sam Liccardo and Forrest Williams call for read more »

Caltrain Bicycle Master Plan public meeting

First meeting Thursday, June 12 in Santa Rosa San Carlos Nearly 2,400 customers bring their bikes on board Caltrain each weekday. Caltrain runs out of space these days as demand exceeds the space on board the trains. In an effort to address this issue, Caltrain is developing a Bicycle Master Plan that focuses on ways read more »

San Jose endorsements 2014

California primary elections take place next Tuesday, June 3, 2014. The top two vote getters for those seeking office will be eligible to run in the general election in November. If any candidate gets a majority of votes next week then that candidate wins without a run off. Below are my endorsements and my predictions. read more »