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Stanford cyclists

Cute essay on cyclists on the campus of Stanford University in Palo Alto, California. The students, staff and faculty just ride bikes there. And what aids the differencing is that few people wear helmets, and everyone is wearing ordinary clothes — none of the sleek and gaudy costumes you see on cyclists pumping through the read more »

Bay Area Olympic cyclists

The San Jose Mercury News highlighted Olympic athletes from the Bay Area today, including cyclists Christine Thorburn of Sunnyvale and Mary McConneloug of Fairfax. Christine Thorburn Christine Throburn practices medicine at the Palo Alto Medical Clinic as a rheumatologist, when she’s not racing for Webcor Builders women’s professional cycling team. Christine won the National Time read more »

Free bike lights for Stanford students

The Stanford student government passed out 200 bicycle lights and Jamba Juice smoothies yesterday during the inaugural day of the three day ASSU bike light extravaganza. The giveaway continued today and will be repeated tomorrow at noon. This is a safety initiative from the Associated Students of Stanford University, aka ASSU, which is the student 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 »

East Palo Alto Capital Improvement Plan discussion tonight

Our bike advocate in East Palo Alto (EPA), Andrew Boone, reports the city of East Palo Alto will discuss their Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) during a budget study session tonight at the EPA Government Center at 2415 University Avenue. The city will review, among other things, how to spend the $1.5 million the city received read more »

RIP Ellen Fletcher

Holocaust survivor, PTA mom, city council member, and bike advocate: Ellen Fletcher succumbed yesterday at age 83 to lung cancer at her Palo Alto home.