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A more equitable bike share in Philadelphia?

Users of bike share systems across America often don’t match the demographics of their cities. Although bikes can be a universally available mode of transportation, bike share riders are typically white and affluent.

Does Santa Cruz proposed 42% fare hike trigger CEQA traffic impact analysis?

Santa Cruz Metro, which operates public transportation in Santa Cruz County, California, will vote on a proposed 42% fare increase for the Highway 17 bus later this month. This commuter express transports about 2% of those who commute “over the hill” from Santa Cruz County to Santa Clara Valley.

Parking database challenges residential parking requirements

Happy Monday, and I hope you enjoyed your lost hour of sleep. Last weekend, I attended a presentation by GreenTRIP Policy Analyst Jennifer West at the TransForm California’s wonky Silicon Valley Transportation Choices and Healthy Communities Summit. West described how the GreenTRIP Parking Database challenges assumptions about parking requirements for residential developments in the San read more »

Tour of Qatar ITT portraits

The individual time trials isn’t my personal favorite in a road bicycle stage race, but a spread out line of individuals racers results in a spectator friendly event and a great opportunity for sports photographers to catch top racers in action. Shooting a bike race in the desert doesn’t often afford much opportunity for stunning read more »

Torque kills

Last Friday, 24-year-old Kiran Pabla became the city of San Jose’s fourth pedestrian fatality of January, 2015 when she was struck down while jogging down Yerba Buena Road. The city of San Jose had a single pedestrian death in January 2014 in what would be a record breaking year for those killed while on foot.

California: Bill to require rear-facing flashing white lights for bikes

Newly minted Assembly Member Kansen Chu, who represents a big chunk of Alameda and Santa Clara Counties in the San Francisco Bay Area, introduced a bill that would mandate rear-facing flashing white lights for bicycles operated at night. Yes, really. Alternatively, the cyclists may wear reflective gear in place of the light.