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Middle School Traffic Safety

New York Times: Middle School Lessons in Traffic Safety. Some interesting stuff: The number of child injuries during school dropoff/pickup times has increased over the years. Nationwide, roughly 21 percent of morning traffic is generated by parents driving children to school according to Safe Routes to School. “Traffic patterns around schools in Los Angeles have read more »

13-year-old Cyclist Killed in Traffic Accident

The city of Alameda, California, is known for its flat topography, low traffic volume, a near city-wide 25 MPH speed limit, and bike-friendliness. Alameda is my home, and I feel quite safe riding around town with my 9-year-old son. My sense of safety is shaken today. The life of Brandon Sorensen, a well-liked student at read more »

Meeting Thursday for Menlo Park bike lanes

Lady Fleur looks at a Menlo Park bike lane where parking is also allowed near a private school on Laurel Street at Oak Grove. If Laurel Street in Menlo Park is 42 feet wide, how do you divide the roadway so everyone gets what they need? Or should some people’s needs get higher priority than read more »

Green bike lanes roll out Wednesday in San Jose

On Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at 1:00 p.m., representatives from the City of San José, Our City Forest, and the Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition will roll paint in an effort to get more bicycles rolling in the city. The event will take place on Hedding Street at the Guadalupe River Trail on the west side read more »

Compromise for San Jose Hedding Street Bikeway

The Hedding Street and Ocala Avenue bikeways are on the agenda for Tuesday night’s City Council meeting in San Jose. While support remains for a proposed road diet on Hedding Street, heavy opposition to the street parking removal aspect has prompted some councilors to propose a compromise solution.

Walk & Roll Central Florida

For several years, Jody Lazar and other parents have run a “Walk & Roll” program for their elementary and middle school children in Maitland, Florida (north of Orlando, FL).