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Live wires on the road and neighborly mountain folk

If you ride in the hills around the Bay Area during high winds, be prepared to find closed roads due to fallen trees and live power lines.

Tacks on the road

Some dirtbag in Virginia Beach, VA is scattering thumbtacks on the road along popular cycling routes.

Stop Signs: Cars and Capitalism on the Road to Economic, Social and Ecological Decay

[Paradoxically, this is an ad] Author Yves Engler will be in California from June 12 to June 19 promoting his new book written with Bianca Mugyenyi. Stop Signs focuses on how cities have been remade based on the needs of automotive transportation. The book’s thesis is that the American obsession with cars is linked to read more »

SF Bay Area: View road funding applications online

As the designated regional transportation planning agency (RTPA) for the state of California and the metropolitan planning organization (MPO) for the Federal Government, the San Francisco Bay Area Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) administers State and Federal transportation funding for the nine-county Bay Area. Local agencies requesting State or Federal funds through MTC must submit Complete read more »

San Jose Lincoln Avenue paving to make road diet permanent.

Those of you who bike on Lincoln Avenue through Willow Glen have already noticed the city has ground out the bike lanes and other road markings. This is the paving work to make the Lincoln Avenue Road Diet permanent, per the city council vote on June 28, 2016. The work should be complete by tomorrow, read more »

Rules of the road vs local custom

While vacationing in Colorado earlier this month I biked through Garden of the Gods, a magnificent public park in the city of Colorado Springs where I encountered this combined pedestrian / bicycle lanes on the right side of a one-way road.