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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.

A new square from Clean Bottle

Two years ago, Clean Bottle introduced the popular “Square” bottle. They’ve launched a Kickstarter campaign for a new, improved and lower cost square.

Santa Cruz considers fare cut; win free San Jose Earthquakes tickets; San Jose Bike Train

Transit updates for Santa Cruz and Santa Clara Counties A public hearing for a fare reduction! This isn’t something I’ve seen in a while around here: The public is invited to comment on proposed fare change. This fare change will change the fare to $1.00 for K-12 students with a valid student identification card for read more »