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$2 million for Bay Trail proposed

Santa Clara County considers Bay Trail Gap funding – Key decision next Tuesday!

A billion dollars per day

The United States spends almost one billion dollars every day on imported crude oil and petroleum products. I disabled the Energy Use widget shortly after the New Year — after seeing 10 digit values on the 2nd day I figured I had an arithmetic error of some kind in the code. I couldn’t imagine that read more »

My white elephant Christmas party gift

‘Tis the season to pass along trinkets at your various Holiday gatherings. I like to bring gifts purchased from local Santa Cruz businesses that I hope come across as a little bit unique. This might be a pound of coffee from Santa Cruz Roasting, or a satchel of lavender and patchouli scented hippy soap from read more »

Thoughts on a Santa Clara County transportation tax 2016

After the success of transportation funding measures earlier this month in San Francisco and neighboring Alameda County, the Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) in Santa Clara County began scoping out a proposal for a new transportation tax for the rapidly growing South Bay that the call Envision Silicon Valley.

South County Riding

Confidential to Moscow With Love: Y2fEjdGT1W6nsLqtJbGUVeUp9e4= I work in Santa Clara County, California. This is the region those of you outside of Northern California might know as Silicon Valley, where we have 1.8 million people working 1.2 million jobs driving 45 million miles every weekday. This means cycling on roads that look like this in read more »

Exchanging toilets for bike space?

Caltrain – the commuter rail service between San Jose and San Francisco – continues to grapple with the crowding issues as ridership continues to grow, some bike advocates are talking about removing toilets from the train to make room for additional bikes.