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San Francisco cyclist photos

This is Emily at Dolores Park in San Francisco. The photographer, Pamela “Bici Girl” Palma, is a Bay Area photostylist. She took this portrait as part of a series of photos of San Francisco cyclists for an exhibit at Refried Cycles. See Pamela’s complete set of San Francisco cyclist photos here. Her photo is copyright read more »

Santa Clara Levi’s Stadium bicycle plan

The city of Santa Clara Stadium Authority, which manages the new 49ers stadium, published a draft Transportation Management and Operations Plan some time ago. I hear there’s a final plan available now, but I haven’t been able to find it. In any case, I’m told the bike plan part of the TMOP remains unchanged from 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 »

Menlo Park considers cyclist anti-harassment ordinance

I usually pay attention to what’s happening in Menlo Park, CA, but this bit of news caught me by surprise: Menlo Park is eyeing an ordinance that aims to curb harassment of those considered vulnerable users of the road. If signed into law, the legislation would create recourse for victims of road rage, and other read more »

Digging into data: California cyclist fatalities

The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration released their 2012 traffic fatalities numbers yesterday, and the wonkier blogs make note that cyclist and pedestrians fatalities increased faster than those of car occupants. Between 2011 and 2012, we had a 3.3% increase in traffic fatalities in the United States, while cyclist and pedestrian fatalities increased by read more »

Radicals, conservatives, liberals, progressives, and cyclists

How do you radicalize bike riders? I wasn’t always a wild-eyed anti-car bike radical. I, and probably thousands of other people like me, were just people who liked to get around by bike. I had no particular “bicycle idealogy.” I accepted that our transportation network was built for cars and made myself fit in by read more »