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Santa Cruz bike bridge

About one hundred people showed up on a rainy Friday afternoon for the dedication of a new bike/pedestrian bridge that crosses the San Lorenzo River adjacent to Highway 1 in Santa Cruz, California. Highway 1 becomes of limited access highway with no pedestrian or bicycling allowed just east (nominally north) of River Street. This new read more »

Santa Cruz bike bridge to open this Friday

On Friday, January 23rd, at 4PM, there will be a ribbon-cutting and opening ceremony for the new bicycle/pedestrian bridge across the San Lorenzo River near Highway 1. The bridge serves as a connection to the two north ends of the river path next to Highway 1 and will create many excellent options for using the read more »

Friday: a death, and bike news

A colleague and friend passed yesterday morning after a too-short battle against the East Asian Curse, stomach cancer. James of Cupertino, California was a large man who never dressed up in lycra bike clothes, but friends, family and neighbors could still describe him as an avid cyclist. His fascination with bikes began in the early read more »

Regional transportation commission approves $5.3M for Santa Cruz coastal trail

This morning, the Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission (SCCRTC) allocated $5.3 million for the the Monterey Bay Sanctuary Scenic Trail (MBSST). The funds are designated for the Westside Santa Cruz segment between Natural Bridges and the Wharf ($4.06M), $1.04 million for the Lee Road segment in Watsonville, and $200K for the Twin Lakes Beachfront read more »

Santa Cruz Open Streets in four minutes

The city of Santa Cruz closed off a two mile stretch of West Cliff Drive between Lighthouse Field State Beach and Natural Bridges State Beach for the 2nd Annual Open Streets event on Sunday, October 13, 2013. Several thousand people showed up to bike, skate, dance, walk, party, hula hoop, pole dance, play Jedi mind read more »

New rules for Santa Cruz bike distribution program

Long story –> short: Santa Cruz police used to pass along their recovered & unclaimed bikes to the Santa Cruz Bike Church, which would repair and redistribute the bikes, mostly to youth programs such as Barrios Unidos, Project Bike Trip, and Green Ways to School program. Last year, though, the police stopped distributing the bikes read more »