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Low Tech Transportation

The Streetsblog Network and Seattle Transit tipped me off to a delightful resource: Low Tech Magazine (paradoxically published and probably made possible through the Internet, but never mind that). Their premise: Low-tech Magazine refuses to assume that every problem has a high-tech solution. A simple, sensible, but nevertheless controversial message; high-tech has become the idol read more »

Job opening: Active Transportation Coordinator San Mateo County California

San Mateo City/County Association of Governments (C/CAG) seeks an Active Transportation Coordinator to help with bicycle and pedestrian program coordination throughout San Mateo County, California.

Bay Area bike commuters transportation mode share and gender split for 2012

Last year, we looked at bike commute numbers for San Francisco Bay Area cities as estimated by the US Census American Community Survey. The numbers for 2012 are now out, so let’s see how these cities fared.

Transportation Camp West #transpo

I’ll be at Transportation Camp West in San Francisco this weekend.

Eurobike and web tech

The big European bicycle show — Eurobike — starts Thursday in Friederichshafen, Germany. If you have the software installed for your web browser, you’re viewing below a multimedia presentation from Oamos of random images, text, and sounds related to a search for “Eurobike.” It’s kind of entertaining. Via Velorution. Oamos While Giant Bicycles of Taiwan read more »

Traffic lights and bicycles: The technical explanation

California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger recently signed AB 1581 into law, which requires all new traffic actuated signals to detect bicycles and motorcycles after Caltrans adopts uniform standards, specifications and guidelines for these kinds of traffic signals. Traffic engineer Bob Shanteau is an avid cyclist and active cycling advocate. He will present this paper on “Detecting read more »