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Fun at work

I should mention bicycles and bicycling. I did none yesterday because I stayed home with a nasty head cold. I ached. I coughed. I sniffled. I had a fever. I stayed home and slept (when I wasn’t committing evil conspiracy against the bike industry). This morning I dragged myself out of bed, grabbed the bike read more »

SF Bay Area Highway Funding Workshop

The San Francisco Bay Area Metropolitan Transportation Commission and the California Transportation Commission sent this announcement for a workshop on road funding in the state of California. Among the topics of discussion: taxing auto use based on mileage instead of the gas tax currently used for a big portion of California’s highway fund.

How would you spend $250M in bike funds over 30 years?

Santa Clara County Measure B Transportation Tax With the passage of Santa Clara County’s Measure B transportation sales tax last year, the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) will receive over $6 billion in revenue over the next thirty years beginning in June, 2017. Four percent of those funds, or an estimated $8 million per read more »

Sunnyvale Vice Mayor bikes to work

Happy Bike Month and Happy Friday. Sunnyvale Vice Mayor Gustav Larsson, shown below in the yellow jacket and green Marin hardtail mountain bike, joined this morning’s inaugural “BikePool” ride from Sunnyvale to his day job as a software engineer in North San Jose. Gustav holds Seat 1 in Sunnyvale’s at-large city council, and is also read more »

Free transit parking for tech bus workers?

The Santa Cruz Transit District (“Santa Cruz Metro”) Board of Directors will discuss the issue of “tech” employee buses using Santa Cruz County transit facilities at their monthly meeting on Friday.

A work plan for your active transportation group

The Santa Cruz County Community Traffic Safety Coalition (CTSC) are working on their next two year work plan, identifying projects to meet the group’s goal of reducing traffic-related injuries, and primarily focusing on improving pedestrian and bicycle safety for those traveling in Santa Cruz County. The next work plan will be effective beginning with FY2016 read more »