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Four vacant seats San Mateo C/CAG BPAC

The City/County Association of Governments (C/CAG) of San Mateo County currently has four vacant seats for public members on the Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee (BPAC). The county and all incorporated cities in San Mateo County are members of the C/CAG, which acts as the designated Congestion Management Agency (CMA) for the county. As such, read more »

The Fourth Power Rule

Discussion about fees and taxes for bicycles so that we cyclists “pay our fair share” often turn to mentions of the “Fourth Power Rule.” What is this mysterious Fourth Power Rule?

SF South Bay: Bike meetings tonight, and more

Here are opportunities for you to speak up as a cyclist at various Santa Clara County meetings tonight (Tuesday, January 25, 2017). Thank you for your help and participation.

Kalamazoo: My reaction, press reaction, your reaction

Last night’s tragic news of a five people killed by a maniac behind the wheels of a Chevy pickup truck on a rural road north of Kalamazoo, Michigan continues to dominate social media. County attorney Jeff Getting and Michigan Governor Rick Snyder expressed their condolences and promised to fully investigate and prosecute the 50-year-old man read more »

Bikes May Use Full Runway (Not)

As a teen I shared the road with military aircraft. This story of a guy who was knocked from his bike by an American Airlines flight at LAX reminds me of my own personal encounter with jet blast on a military base.

NIMBYs in Santa Cruz

TL;DR summary: Despite claims to the contrary, the Santa Cruz Corridor Plan decreases automotive traffic impacts from development, helps improve tax revenue for infrastructure work, and indirectly discourages dispersed development in other, less regulated areas of Santa Cruz County outside of the city of Santa Cruz. Over the past several months I’ve become acquainted with read more »