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Idaho stop and dead red for Oklahoma cyclists?

Oklahoma State Representative Lewis Moore (R-Edmond) and State Senator David Holt (R-OKC) authored and introduced HB 2999 on February 1, 2016, to allow cyclists in Oklahoma to treat stop signs as yields, and to treat red traffic signals as stop signs.

Oh the places you’ll go with San Jose Bike Train!

Happy Birthday to Dr Seuss this Wednesday. Important: Please note updated meetup location and departure time below! One bike, two bikes. Red bikes, blue bikes. That one has a yellow star, and they’re all better than a little car. Say! What a lot of bikes there are.

New California environmental regs will (hopefully) boost active transportation

Changes to the transportation analysis guidelines specified in the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) should ease approval of infill and urban development, but may result in challenges for local governments that depend on Level of Service mitigation requirements to fund their road infrastructure projects. TL;DR Summary Under current California environmental law, if a project creates read more »

Fire in the hole

This week in Santa Clara County, we had conversations about the hazards of leaves on bike lanes and bike paths around the county and what to do about these conditions. Embed from Getty Images Meanwhile, this guy hauls his bicycle past debris and burning cars following airstrikes in Hamouria in the eastern Ghouta region, a read more »

SF Bay Area: Light Rain Sunday & Monday

As of this writing, the forecasters at the National Weather Service predict less than a quarter inch of rain for the San Francisco Bay Area, with perhaps up to a half inch along the coast in the hills. Clear weather returns Tuesday, but there’s currently a slight chance of more rain again on Friday. Remember, read more »

Bikes and election results

Yesterday was local election day in California and around the nation. For the areas I generally pay attention to, most elections were for school districts, special purpose districts, and bond measures to fund schools. From a transportation and land use perspective, several interesting issues in San Francisco bolstered turnout to 30%, which is more than read more »