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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 »

Santa Cruz teens to Bike the Bay

Sixth Annual Bike the Bay: Local Teens Ride from Santa Cruz to Monterey On June 26th, a group of local teens will do something many of them never thought possible — pedal their bikes nearly 100 miles from Santa Cruz to Monterey and back.

Google’s bike vision for Silicon Valley

A vision for Silicon Valley as a bicycle Shangri La Nine percent of employees who work at Google’s headquarters in Mountain View, California currently bike to work. Google co-founder Sergey Brin has reportedly told shareholders that he is “annoyed” at having to pay $40,000 for each parking space. To that end, his company’s transportation planners read more »

Santa Cruz: A delicious sandwich ride for youth

Young people ages 13 through 20 are invited to ride with the Sandwich Ride on Sunday, May 3, 2015 in Santa Cruz, California.

The more the merrier: A bike pool AND and a bike train

In 2013, a group of design students from the California College of Arts worked with the Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition on ways to encourage cycling. This unique bipool logo represents a formal infrastructure for carpool-like bicycle commute rides. SVBC Youth Programs Coordinator Ashley Hernandez leads the first bipool (now called “BikePool”) test ride this Wednesday, read more »

Istanbul: More money for parking and bike lanes, bans for school buses and private corporate shuttles

As part of a broader plan to grow the nation’s economy, Turkey’s Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu introduced a proposal for congestion pricing and restrictions on school buses and private shuttle buses in Istanbul, along with plans to encourage bicycle use through the expansion of bike facilitie. The new transport plan also dedicates transit revenue for read more »