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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.

Bicycle safety workshop and more

Before I get started: It’s a long story, but I lost my bike helmet. I’m seeking recommendations. My strong preference is for a well ventilated “road” style helmet. No skater or urban helmets, no mountain bike helmets. I’m looking at around the $100 price range, so helmets like the Giro Atmos or Specialized Propero. Let read more »

vSphere 5 Network PXE install

Note to my regular readers: There is no cycling or transportation content in this article about installing and booting VMware ESXi 5.x via the network, which is related to my day job of operating systems bringup in a group that designs new x86 server hardware.

Bicycling for white people

This gorgeous video from Adventure Cycling showcases the U.S. Bicycle Route System, but one thing really stood out to me as an Asian American. See if you notice it too.

Wrong way cycling not as dangerous as we thought?

The other day Elly Blue wrote that wrong-way riding (aka “salmoning”) is maybe not so much a character flaw as it is an indication that something is wrong with the system, whether it be evidence of a lack in bicycle safety education or a problem with our infrastructure.

San Mateo County health seeks proposals to promote cycling

San Mateo County Health System is the public health agency for San Mateo County on the San Francisco Peninsula. They’ve published a call for proposals to train health system employees on the use of non-car transportation to agency work locations in San Mateo and will pay up to $10,000 for a contractor who can complete read more »