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Cycling in the rain

I hear it’s raining heavily in some parts of the United States. This full coverage bike rain suit is getting lots of mention, but even with all the ventilation that thing looks like a sauna to me. And it’s not available until next Spring. The best solution, in my opinion? Full coverage fenders and more read more »

Cycling in the rain

Cycling in the rain

I’m amazed the number of bike commuters I continue to see well into autumn in my area this year. Mild weather and a delayed return to standard time certainly contribute, though I imagine continued high gasoline prices are also a factor. Bike traffic dropped substantially last Friday when a little rain arrived. The Eugene Register-Guard read more »

American Community Survey: Less cycling, more driving in Silicon Valley

The U.S. Census Bureau released the 2014 American Community Survey numbers this morning. While several cites across the United States boast of big gains in bike commuters, the survey data shows the percentage of people riding public transportation and bikes to work in Silicon Valley California have dropped even as driving has grown.

Should I require liability waivers for San Jose Bike Train?

Because I organize San Jose Bike Train — the twice monthly bike ride to encourage people to try commuting by bike across the city of San Jose — I’ve opened myself up to liability. I’ve realized this from the start, but think about the potential impact only occasionally.

Texas Transportation Institute says “Reduce stress with San Jose Bike Train”

The Texas A&M Transportation Institute released their annual mobility report last week. Just in case you didn’t already know this, the TTI reports once again that your car commute costs you in time, money, and well-being. Hidden near the usual advice for more lanes to solve congestion, the report also hints at a possible solution read more »