Search Results for: Community and bicycling

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 »

2013 year in review for bicycling

Happy Holidays, faithful readers. Each year I try to track bicycle news of note for the year. You might notice a regional focus. How many of these items do you remember? What have I missed?

I need hat and gloves

Sunny and in the sixties Fahrenheit right now in my part of California, but check out the temperature when I left the house this morning at about 7 AM. We hit a low of 28.6°F or minus 1.9°C. My ears and fingers got a little chilly. Maybe it’s time I dig out a hat and read more »