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Bikepath for Keystone XL

Update: As reported by Angie in Streetsblog, it appears the architectural firm that dreamed up this “joke” concept is pitching the idea for real as a means to win buy-in for the Pipeline. Landscape architect firm proposes a 5,000 mile bike path that utilizes the right-of-way of the proposed Keystone XL Pipeline in this brilliant read more »

Ellen Fletcher, Holocaust survivor

Many San Francisco Bay Area cyclists know about Ellen Fletcher’s long history of promoting cycling in and around Palo Alto. She served on the Palo Alto City Council in the late 70s and as Vice Mayor in 1980-81, where she worked to promote cycling through changes in city code, and was instrumental in lobbying Caltrain read more »

Los Altos Hills "No Bikes" update

Town to remove bike prohibition from El Monte Road Two weeks ago, the Los Altos Hills city council directed Public Works Director Richard Chiu to paint “No Bikes” stenciling on El Monte Road, a popular road cycling route. In California, local authorities are prohibited from banning cyclists from local roads such as El Monte Road. read more »

Outlaw bikers

I have always had an affinity for all things counter-culture and rebellious. I would watch James Dean in “Rebel Without a Cause” with awe. The way he could put on his red jacket and scare the “squares” with his lawlessness has always been intriguing to me. I bought an old and loud car, tried to read more »