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San Jose District 4 candidate questionaire 2015 special election

The I Walk I Bike I Vote Board of Directors sent the five questions below to candidates Tim Orozco and Mahn Nguyen for District 4 City Council Election on June 23. District 4 encompasses Berryessa, Alviso, and North San Jose.

Better quality children bicycles

Those of you who have bought bikes for children likely know the frustration of finding a decent bike for your offspring. Even bikes from the specialty brands are often clunky, heavy, and difficult to ride. During the Sea Otter Classic 2015 the other week in Monterey, CA, I met Isla Rowntree and some of her read more »

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 »