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2014 vs 2015: New Santa Cruz bike bridge leads to more bike traffic

Strava added a new feature to their global heatmap allowing you to compare 2014 vs 2015 activities for an area. I looked at the streets surrounding a new bike bridge in Santa Cruz, California and found new east-west traffic patterns.

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 »

Bike every State Park in your county?

I’ve touched thirteen of the sixteen California State Parks and Beaches in Santa Cruz County by bike, but never in a single day. What about hitting all of them in a single ride?

South Bay and Santa Cruz bike events this week

Happy October; I hope you’re enjoying the cooler weather! You have all kinds of outdoor opportunities this week in the South Bay and Santa Cruz areas.

Public safety and the bike commute

An online acquaintance was mugged while riding his bike home from work the other evening, prompting a discussion on personal safety while bicycling.