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San Mateo, pedestrian friendly El Camino Real, and drive through coffee

The city of San Mateo, California is centrally located between Silicon Valley and San Francisco on the San Francisco Peninsula. Over half a million vehicles cross through the city daily on US Highway 101. Another 300,000 vehicles pass through San Mateo on Highway 92, while about 50,000 vehicles travel through on El Camino Real (ECR). read more »

Hump Day

Happy Wednesday. Reminder: the next San Jose Bike Train rolls next Wednesday, April 16. More bike goodies below the photo of the kid having fun on his bicycle in Herat, Afghanistan.

Sherlock Holmes: The Solitary Cyclist

Among the 13 stories published in Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s The Return of Sherlock Holmes is “The Adventure of the Solitary Cyclist,” in which a Victorian gal on a bike is stalked by a fixie riding hipster.

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Carnage

I’ve tracked at least 26 motorist fatalities in California this week as of this morning. These are DOA as handled by the CHP and pronounced on state highways. This does not include the cyclist killed by the 27-Bryant bus this morning in San Francisco. Driver in Menlo Park accidentally hit the gas, jumps the curb, read more »

Ciclovia Salinas October 6 2013

The city of Salinas, California will close a 1.6 mile stretch of Alisal Street to traffic and open it up for people for their first open streets event on Sunday, October 6, 2013. View the entire event flyer here, or watch for updates on the Ciclovia Salinas Facebook page. Via Mari Lynch in Monterey County. read more »

Injury hit & run vs cyclist in Fremont, CA

Attention East Bay and south Bay: be on the lookout for a four-door, dark-colored 1995 Toyota sedan (something like a Corolla or a Camry?) with probable front end damage. Investigators are looking for a hit-and-run driver who struck and seriously injured a bicyclist in Fremont early Thursday morning, a police spokeswoman said. The collision occurred read more »