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Architecture to encourage cycling

Dr. Steven Fleming works to make bicycles the inspiration for architects that cars were during the twentieth-century. In today’s ArchDaily architecture journal, Fleming discusses 10 ways architects can design for bicycles to move cities forward. #93359372 / gettyimages.com

California Governor to handicapped: “Get a car, you moron”

Governor Jerry Brown issued his final legislative update for the 2014 season. Everything related to cyclist and pedestrian safety was vetoed.

No San Jose Bike Train this week

Attention San Jose: San Jose Bike Train will not operate this week. The next Bike Train runs on Wednesday, July 16. Additional bike and transit stuff below the photo of that awesome dude waving the American flag from his (made in Canada) bicycle.

Ride Report – Two DUI maniac vs cyclist results in DNF

I received word of this violent encounter between a pair of drunks in a car and a group of cyclists somewhere in the vicinity of Oroville, California. The “two girls” in this narrative are in the riding group. The assailants are apparently in their 20s; the cyclist giving the narrative, Chuck, was participating in the read more »

Freakonomics on murder by car

Last week’s episode of the Freakonomics Podcast discussed the “perfect crime.” Stephen Dubner examines the best way to kill somebody and get away with it. His shocking discovery? Do it with your car. You’re all so surprised, right?

South Bay carnage claims three year old

o On Sunday afternoon, a sociopath with no regard for human life made a left turn with his Ford F-250 pickup truck across an occupied crosswalk on Oak Street near downtown San Jose, CA. The driver killed a 3 year old boy in a stroller and injured two older girls who were also crossing the read more »