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Notes from the Silicon Valley Bike Summit

I attended the 5th Annual Silicon Valley Bicycle Summit last Wednesday along with about 200 other people, which Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition Director Shiloh Ballard tells me is the largest crowd they’ve had.

Texas Transportation Institute says “Reduce stress with San Jose Bike Train”

The Texas A&M Transportation Institute released their annual mobility report last week. Just in case you didn’t already know this, the TTI reports once again that your car commute costs you in time, money, and well-being. Hidden near the usual advice for more lanes to solve congestion, the report also hints at a possible solution read more »

Santa Cruz Active Transportation Plan outreach

The city of Santa Cruz invites the public to participate in workshops to develop a new Active Transportation Plan. Development of this plan will prioritize active transportation and help the city win funding grants from outside sources to pay for this stuff.

A bike train for the Silicon Valley Bike Summit

The 5th Annual Silicon Valley Bike Summit takes place tomorrow, Wednesday, August 26 2015 in Palo Alto, CA beginning at 9 AM. The Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition will lead a Bike Pool from the California Avenue Caltrain station at 8:35 AM. I’ll join this ride and post the real-time location to Glympse/!SanJoseBikeTrain so you can read more »

National Night Out and a Bike Train

Reminder: Tomorrow (Wednesday, August 5, 2015) is the first Wednesday of the month, which means San Jose Bike Train rolls 8 AM out of Diridon Station, with a pickup shortly after at Bel Bacio Caffe in Little Italy. Leave a comment here, on Twitter, or at Facebook if you plan to join this ride. I read more »

An ozone alert, skin cancer, and sun sleeves

Skin cancer is a thing for people (such as cyclists) who spend a lot of time outdoors. But first, allow me the opportunity to inform you that the second San Francisco Bay Area Spare the Air Alert of 2015 has been announced for Wednesday, July 29, 2015. Ozone concentrations will be especially high in the read more »