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City government bike share

Unlike this agency, some governments actually encourage the use of bicycles during the workday by providing loaner fleet of bikes that can be used for travel between government offices. This Tuscon Citizen article lists these U.S. cities with bikes available for city employee use. Ithaca, N.Y.Portland, Ore.Eugene, Ore.Davis, Calif.Madison, Wis.Burlington, Vt.Boulder, Colo.Cambridge, Mass.Toronto, Ont.Redmond, Wash.San 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.

Santa Cruz City Schools Complete Streets Master Plan

30% of school children in the city of Santa Cruz, CA bike or walk to school, according to Ecology Action, and the city of Santa Cruz would like to increase that number. To help accomplish this, Santa Cruz City Council unanimously approved Santa Cruz City Schools Complete Streets Master Plan. The plan describes the transportation read more »

Istanbul: More money for parking and bike lanes, bans for school buses and private corporate shuttles

As part of a broader plan to grow the nation’s economy, Turkey’s Prime Minister Ahmet Davuto─člu introduced a proposal for congestion pricing and restrictions on school buses and private shuttle buses in Istanbul, along with plans to encourage bicycle use through the expansion of bike facilitie. The new transport plan also dedicates transit revenue for read more »

Bike to Work Day Colorado 2014

Colorado’s Bike to Work Day in late June always confuses everybody else around the nation who do it during National Bike Month in June, but hey, it works for them so go with the flow.

$4M for Sacramento bike share

The Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality Management District (SMAQMD) has approved nearly $4 million for a regional bike share program for Sacramento, West Sacramento and Davis.