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How green is your bike ride?

Mr. Green is the Sierra Club’s answer guy. He has a column about all things green that he updates weekly. In honor of Bike to Work Day, he’s put out this discussion of the carbon emissions of biking vs. driving. He puts to rest the myth that fueling a bike (by feeding a person food 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.

Re-thinking the commute for bike promotion

Happy World Bike Day, USA Bike Month, and (for much of Northern California) Bike Week. Bike to Work Day in the Bay Area and the Monterey Bay region takes place this Thursday. I love the bike celebrations associated with these events designed to encourage the bike-to-work trip, but is it possible that we focus too 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 »

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 »

Bike Train on Wednesday, and a collection of bike news

Hi all. Is it finally autumn in California? Remember, San Jose Bike Train runs this Wednesday, November 4 at 8 AM from San Jose Diridon Station, with a pickup shortly thereafter from Bel Bacio Cafe. The trails should be dry by then. More bike news below the photo of our last Bike Train, which took read more »