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Saturday Ride with Watsonville Mayor Pro Tem Felipe Hernandez

Do you remember the Watsonville Open Streets event last May? Watsonville Pro Tem Felipe Hernandez (shown below to the right of Open Streets organizer Saskia Lucas) participated and loved it so much he now rides a bike to city hall meetings. He created a group called Bike Friendly Watsonville to improve conditions for cycling in read more »

Santa Cruz update: Green lanes, Arana Gulch, hit and run update, and more

Ribbon cutting Wednesday, January 14, 2015 for the long-anticipated Arana Gulch Multi-Use Trail project takes place at the trailhead in the parking lot for Santa Cruz Bible Church on Frederick Street, Santa Cruz, California. Event organizers point out the ample parking. Santa Cruz People Power will be on hand for valet bike parking, too. More read more »

Levi’s Stadium report, bike vigilantes, and more

Reminders: You’re invited to the cyclist photo shoot tonight in downtown San Jose beginning at 5:30. We hope to have all kinds of people who ride there, so come on down and invite your friends. San Jose Bike Train rolls next Wednesday, October 15 2014, 8 AM from Diridon Station in San Jose for destinations read more »

San Jose District 1 candidate for safe streets

First a bit of trivial trivia: I briefly majored in Political Science in college, and I’m still fascinated with the drama of politics. The current San Jose District 1 Supervisor, Pete Constant, terms out after this year. Of the several people running to replace him in this mostly suburban district, one has distinguished herself with read more »

Politics of transportation and public health

South Bay and Peninsula: a meeting to discuss transportation and public health. Rollcoll reports on a meeting between the Partnership for Active Transportation with with House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Highways and Transit Chairman Tom Petri (R-Wis) today. This Partnership was formed in 2012 to link the efforts of transportation organizations such as Rails-To-Trail read more »

Social media and cycling advocacy

Yesterday, we learned how Barb Chamberlain became director of Washington Bikes, the cycling advocacy group for the state of Washington. I first met Barb online; both of us actively use social media tools such as Twitter, Facebook and Google Plus to interact with other cyclists and advocates. I asked her how she and Washington Bikes read more »