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Caltrans bike & ped plan San Jose workshop: Online only due to flooding

Update: Bike coalition San Jose team meeting also cancelled due to flooding. Details below. Due to flooding near downtown San Jose, California, Thursday’s scheduled workshop to discuss the California Bicycle / Pedestrian Plan is now an online forum only. The planned in-person meeting at the MLK Library has been cancelled. To dial into the meeting read more »

Santa Cruz to consider bike share

At the Silicon Valley Bike Summit last month I saw city of Santa Cruz Economic Development Director J. Guevara looking closely at the bike share bikes on display. Social Bicycles — which provides the “smart bike” systems now in use in San Mateo, CA and — somewhat more famously — Portland, OR, was on hand read more »

Bike school: Should people on bikes be required to use bike paths?

Happy Friday, all. I occasionally participate in the weekly BikeSchool Twitter conversation that takes place every Thursday night beginning at 6 P.M. California time. A “professor” asks a series of questions to generate discussion on bike-related topics. Last night’s guest professor, Matthew Dyrdahl, is the Bicycle & Pedestrian Coordinator for the city of Minneapolis, MN. read more »

Caltrans D4 publishes draft Bay Area highway bike access map

In California, about 1,000 miles of the 4,000 miles of limited access freeway are open to bicycles according to this answer in the Caltrans FAQ section. Nobody knows the real number of miles, however, because the existing bike access maps, where they exist, are so outdated and crummy. In some cases, not even Caltrans knows read more »

Santa Clara trail closes this weekend for SB50

The San Tomas Aquino Trail in front of Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California will close beginning the afternoon of Sunday, January 31 for Super Bowl 50 activities. The trail should re-open on or about Tuesday, February 9. The usual detour through the Great America Amtrak station park-and-ride lot is closed to all traffic. Suggested read more »

“Papers, please!” for bike travel between San Diego / Orange County California

Feb 1 2016 Update: Online registration available here. The shoulders on I-5 are open to cyclists between Oceanside Harbor Dr. and Las Pulgas Rd. in both directions for cyclists who are not able to access Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, according to Caltrans District 11. Travel between coastal Orange and San Diego Counties has required read more »