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Re-thinking the commute for bike promotion

Happy World Bike Day, USA Bike Month, and (for much of Northern California) Bike Week. Bike to Work Day in the Bay Area and the Monterey Bay region takes place this Thursday. I love the bike celebrations associated with these events designed to encourage the bike-to-work trip, but is it possible that we focus too 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 Nobody knows the real number of miles, however, because the existing bike access maps, where they exist, are so outdated and crummy.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 »

Hump Day bike news: SF bike politics, Sondors in the wild, Accidental Argyle

Happy Happy Hump Day. We had another wonderful San Jose Bike Train this morning, with three of our seven riders wearing argyle with absolutely no pre-planning whatsoever on our apparel because we’re so awesomely in tune with each other. I also learned from Janet that the Mountain View City Council approved a new city bike read more »

San Jose Bike Train tomorrow, and a roundup

Welcome to that time of year when back-to-school traffic picks up. You can beat that traffic on Highway 87 and North First Street by riding with San Jose Bike Train Wednesday morning, August 19. We depart Diridon Station in San Jose at 8 AM for destinations north along the Guadalupe River Trail. More bikey and read more »

Silicon Valley bike advocacy – how to stay informed

During last week’s rant regarding inaction versus involvement, a few people mentioned that you don’t know how to find out what’s going on. How can you help if you don’t know the issues and agenda? Here’s a partial guide to where I turn for discussion.

Streetsblog California hiring Central Valley writer

I’m stoked to see that the people behind Streetsblog have expanded their transportation coverage for the Golden State with the brand-new Streetsblog California.