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George Orwell on traffic safety, 1946

In November, 1943, George Orwell joined the staff of Tribute magazine as literary editor, where he contributed a a series of columns under the title “As I Please.” For the November 8, 1946 edition, he tackled American fashion magazines (“The magazine consists entirely of pictures of ball dresses, mink coats, step-ins, panties, brassieres, silk stockings read more »

Los Gatos businesses complain about too much traffic

I was just riding along the other weekend in Los Gatos, CA when I noticed “no right turn” signs at Massol and Tait Avenues from Highway 9. I’ve heard that the town of Los Gatos now has signs at all of the town entries to discourage cut-through traffic.

Riverview San Jose

I’m watching the Riverview / Brandon Park development go up on 1st Street @ River Oaks in San Jose, California. This month’s trail count showed over 1100 people accessing the Guadalupe River Trail at River Oaks over a six hour period, so I’m sure I’m not the only person wondering about this project.

Portland tops in bicycle airport access

Can you bike to the nearest airport? Phyllis Orrick of the Safe Transportation Research & Education Center and Karen Trapenberg Frick of the University of California Transportation Center examined bicycle access for airport employees at a variety of airports in the United States.

Book giveaway: Hell On Two Wheels

Update: James in Austin wins, in spite of my misspelling of Gubish’s name. Watch for more book giveaways in the coming days. My first book giveaway of 2013 is Amy Snyder’s Hell On Two Wheels, which chronicles the author’s trip across the United States with the solo leaders of the 2009 Race Across America (RAAM). read more »

Bike camping at New Brighton State Beach

New Brighton State Beach in Santa Cruz County near Capitola, California has bike camping available.