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San Francisco State of Cycling

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency released its 2008 State of Cycling report this week. Some tidbits from this report: From 2006 to 2008, the number of cyclists counted increased by 43% in San Francisco. The number of female cyclists increased slightly from 25% to 27% from 2006 to 2008 after a slight dip in read more »

Thoughts on a Santa Clara County transportation tax 2016

After the success of transportation funding measures earlier this month in San Francisco and neighboring Alameda County, the Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) in Santa Clara County began scoping out a proposal for a new transportation tax for the rapidly growing South Bay that the call Envision Silicon Valley.

People of the State of California vs Lane Hogging Cyclist

Cycling lawyer Seth Davidson publishes his (possibly embellished) creative retelling of the trial of the century, in which the 70 to 80 riders on the Big Orange Cycling Club rides begin to eschew the gutter and routinely cycle “down the best bike lane in America: the right-hand lane of” Pacific Coast Highway. Here’s a view read more »

San Jose Bike Train coming soon

I’m talking with Lady Fleur and a couple of other people to start up a San Jose Bike Train. A bike train is a no-drop (~10 MPH) group commute designed specifically to help newcomers overcome obstacles like wayfinding. Our initial route will begin from Diridon Station in San Jose, with maybe a spur from near read more »

2013 year in review for bicycling

Happy Holidays, faithful readers. Each year I try to track bicycle news of note for the year. You might notice a regional focus. How many of these items do you remember? What have I missed?

Street Fight: The Politics of Mobility in San Francisco

Can somebody buy this book and tell me about it? The book by San Francsico State University Associate Professor in Environmental Studies Dr Jason Henderson covers the politics of San Francisco’s “Transit First” policy, along with the reality that automobiles continue to dominate the streets of San Francisco in spite of significant strides by livability read more »