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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 »

Santa Clara County Roads BPAC workshop

County Expressways Plan community meeting tonight in Santa Clara. VTA BPAC to discuss County Roads Expressways Plan this Wednesday in San Jose. Santa Clara County Roads Department will make their twice-annual presentation to the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee (BPAC) on Wednesday, December 10, 2014. As required by the read more »

Guidelines to Protect the Safety of Bicyclists, Pedestrians and Disabled Travelers During Road Construction

The Santa Cruz County Health Services Agency’s Community Traffic Safety Coalition publishes a guide to ensure the safety of bicyclists and pedestrians during road construction projects. The Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission Bicycle Committee have been asked to provide feedback on the next version of this guide.

Bike Mechanic: Tales From the Road and the Workshop

Bike Mechanic: Tales From the Road and the Workshop covers the history and the work for bicycle mechanics who work the professional pro peloton.

Operational and Safety Impacts of Restriping Inside Lanes of Urban Multi-lane Curbed Roadways to 11 Feet or Less to Create Wider Outside Curb Lanes for Bicyclist

That mouthful is the title of the study published by the Florida DOT in 2011 showing that driver’s passing distance of cyclist can depend on the cyclist’s apparent gender and attire.