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California bike politics and transportation funding

California State Senator Jim Beall, the powerful head of the California Senate Transportation Committee who happens to represent most of Santa Clara County (aka “Silicon Valley”), is well known around these parts for his long-time friendliness to bike advocates going back at least 20 years to his time serving as a Santa Clara County Supervisor. read more »

Gas jumps 75 cents with California carbon tax!

Energy groups warned of apocalyptic spikes in the price of gasoline in California when new cap-and-trade rules took effect on New Years Day 2015. These groups representing the interests of the oil industry ran ads on Facebook, YouTube and television; talked to every journalist who would listen; and bought influence from politicians such as Democratic read more »

California Governor signs bill exempting bike plans from environmental review

California Jerry Brown yesterday signed AB 417, Assembly Member Jim Frazier’s bill to exempt bicycle plans from provisions of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA).

Going back to Menlo

Wednesday and Thursday have been spent back at my former work place in Menlo Park.

Back up

Sorry about the downtime today. The database where Cyclelicious blog posts are stored apparently went away sometime. I shot this photo about three weeks. Brownie points if you can tell me where I was at! More brownie points if you can tell me what law I broke by my mere presence on this location.

2009 Amgen Tour of California viewing times

The 2009 Amgen Tour of California Stage 3 runs from San Jose to Modesto today. The riders are expected to reach the Sierra Road King of the Mountain (KOM) point about 30 minutes after their noontime start in downtown San Jose. They’ll reach Patterson Pass at about 2 PM, reach Tracy sometime between 2:30 PM read more »