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San Jose CA: Bicycle theme for Rose, White and Blue parade

Bicycles are frequently a part of American Independence Day parades, but the 2016 Rose White and Blue Parade will go all the way with a bicycle theme. Their parade takes place next Monday, July 4, 2016 just west of downtown San Jose, California.

Bicycle blog bicycle news

BRaIN gives a nice overview of “yellow bike” rental schemes (historical, proposed and real) in Paris, Chicago; San Francisco; New York; Washington, DC; Portland, OR; and even Lexington, Kentucky. The Bike Sharing Blog covers this trend in detail. Thunderhead Alliance released their first benchmarking report detailing the level of bicycling and walking in the United read more »

A work plan for your active transportation group

The Santa Cruz County Community Traffic Safety Coalition (CTSC) are working on their next two year work plan, identifying projects to meet the group’s goal of reducing traffic-related injuries, and primarily focusing on improving pedestrian and bicycle safety for those traveling in Santa Cruz County. The next work plan will be effective beginning with FY2016 read more »

Part-time bike lanes, Homestead Road, Sunnyvale CA

The part-time bike lanes on Homestead Road through part of Sunnyvale, CA are up for discussion at the November 17, 2015 city council meeting.

Social media and cycling advocacy

Yesterday, we learned how Barb Chamberlain became director of Washington Bikes, the cycling advocacy group for the state of Washington. I first met Barb online; both of us actively use social media tools such as Twitter, Facebook and Google Plus to interact with other cyclists and advocates. I asked her how she and Washington Bikes 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 »