To serve the controversial Summerhill / Santa Clara Gardens development on the site of the former UC Bay Area Research and Extension Center (BAREC) near Valley Fair Mall, the city of San Jose reconfigured the intersection of Forest Avenue at Winchester Boulevard. The cities removed a signalized crosswalk to improve Level of Service across the read more »
The Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) defines the standards used by road engineers in the United States to install and maintain traffic control devices on all public streets, highways, bikeways, and private roads open to public traffic. “Traffic Control Devices” is engineering jargon for all of the signs, lights, posts, barriers, reflectors, and read more »
California Governor Jerry Brown signed AB 2245 into law yesterday. AB 2245 exempts bicycle lanes from the environmental review requirement in the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA).
While we’re carrying on about state park closings, transportation funding inequities, and budget deficits, there are a handful of bills currently in the California legislature that may have a direct impact on bicyclists in the Golden State.
Most of you know my evening commute includes a bus ride from San Jose to Santa Cruz. Outside is chilly, but the bus is warm, so I remove my gloves and hat when I board. As we approach my stop, I zip up and don my hat and gloves. The other day, the bus lights read more »