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The train and the bus

Sorry for the late notice on this: the Caltrain Board meets beginning at 10 AM TODAY. The big item on the agenda is a resolution for Caltrain to enter an agreement with the California High Speed Rail Authority. The proposed agreement is for Caltrain to provide free use of its right of way, while the read more »

Istanbul: More money for parking and bike lanes, bans for school buses and private corporate shuttles

As part of a broader plan to grow the nation’s economy, Turkey’s Prime Minister Ahmet Davuto─člu introduced a proposal for congestion pricing and restrictions on school buses and private shuttle buses in Istanbul, along with plans to encourage bicycle use through the expansion of bike facilitie. The new transport plan also dedicates transit revenue for read more »

Biking through Little Italy with San Jose Bike Train

For those in the USA, I hope you enjoyed the Labor Day holiday. Remember, San Jose Bike Train runs the first and third Wednesday of every month, which means we leave 8 AM tomorrow morning from Diridon Station. We meet by the Amtrak bus shelter. Read through the smattering of bike news below to learn read more »

San Jose Bike Train rolls Wednesday morning

Happy August, all. San Jose Bike Train rolls Wednesday morning, August 6, 2014.

Free coffee at tomorrow’s San Jose Bike Train

San Jose Bike Train runs tomorrow, Wednesday July 16 at 8 AM, and rides to destinations north (towards the Bay) along the Guadalupe River Trail. As a bonus, the first eight people who show up at Caffe Bel Bacio in Little Italy to meet for bike train will get a free coffee. See below for read more »

10 tips for the Caltrain Bike Car

Caltrain is the commuter rail service between San Jose and San Francisco funded by Santa Clara, San Mateo and San Francisco Counties and operated by Samtrans. With 92 trains each weekday and bike capacity ranging from 48 to 80 bikes per train, Caltrain this year carries 53,000 passengers each day, 6,000 of whom bring their read more »