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New FixIt Station and a Library Ride in Santa Clara

The city of Santa Clara Central Park Library at 2635 Homestead Rd will unveil their Bike Fixit Station at 10 AM on Saturday, October 15, 2016. The Library’s Fixit Station has a bike stand and a set of attached theft-resistant tools, including Allen wrenches, screwdrivers, and tire levers. The Fixit Station also includes a heavy read more »

Vision Zero, Data driven enforcement, and Discrimination?

The Safe Routes Partnership moderated a Twitter chat this morning on the topic of equity and law enforcement in the context of active transportation. Among the good discussion starters, the Safe Routes Partnership asked: Q6. What types of policies or approaches are effective at ensuring that law enforcement doesn’t profile or discriminate? #MoveEquity — SafeRoutesNow read more »

“Legally passing” driver sideswipes, kills woman on bike

A pair of cyclists participating in a charity ride to benefit law enforcement chaplaincy were apparently sideswiped by the driver of a 2004 Chevrolet dualie pickup truck who was passing a grape truck from the opposite direction. The second cyclist, 55-year-old Amy Suyama of Sebastopol, California, perished from her injuries in the crash. According to read more »

Superman planking on a brakeless fixie

Update: Video here on Instagram, which also shows cyclist Michael Guerra slowing his brakeless track bike by rubbing both shoes against the rear wheel before clipping back in. This GIF of a guy pulling a superman while rolling downhill on a track bike is making the rounds on various social media. Not sure who I'm read more »

Job: Spanish language bike promotion for Santa Cruz County

Join Ecology Action’s Transportation team and fulfill a key role in delivering school-based bicycle and walking safety education and encouragement efforts at over 50 schools throughout Santa Cruz and Monterey Counties. Ecology Action hopes to hire this position in late August with a start in early September. For those of you familiar with their programs, read more »

Silicon Valley Bicycle Summit TOMORROW

I’ll be at the Silicon Valley Bicycle Summit at the Microsoft campus in Mountain View, California on Thursday, August 11, 2016. Registration for the event is still open and costs only $35.