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Beef vs a BMX bicycle bandit

For your Monday amusement, Cuban-American “Beef” and his buddy Conan the Korean Chinaman (one of many inside jokes in the film) search for Beef’s stolen bicycle and his soul animal, the chicken, in Miami, Florida.

Saturday Ride with Watsonville Mayor Pro Tem Felipe Hernandez

Do you remember the Watsonville Open Streets event last May? Watsonville Pro Tem Felipe Hernandez (shown below to the right of Open Streets organizer Saskia Lucas) participated and loved it so much he now rides a bike to city hall meetings. He created a group called Bike Friendly Watsonville to improve conditions for cycling in read more »

San Jose District 4 runoff today until 8 PM

The runoff for San Jose District 4 City Council takes place today until 8 PM. From an active transportation perspective, you have a choice between two decent candidates in this runoff between Manh Nguyen and Tim Orozco. In fact, I Walk I Bike I Vote took the unusual step of endorsing both candidates, so you read more »

More bikes and pedestrians with Lincoln Avenue road diet

San Jose Department of Transportation counts 24% more bikes on Lincoln Avenue during road diet trial project. I’m reading the San Jose DOT data collection report [PDF] for the Lincoln Avenue Road Diet Trial prior to tomorrow night’s public meeting regarding this project in Willow Glen.

Santa Cruz teens to Bike the Bay

Sixth Annual Bike the Bay: Local Teens Ride from Santa Cruz to Monterey On June 26th, a group of local teens will do something many of them never thought possible — pedal their bikes nearly 100 miles from Santa Cruz to Monterey and back.

Caltrans report debuts active transportation performance

Caltrans publishes a quarterly performance report they call Mile Marker. For the June 2015 edition, the California transportation agency debuted new performance measures, including data on use of active transportation, on-time intercity rail trips, as well as cyclist and pedestrian fatality rates. They also highlighted a the successful implementation of a road diet project for read more »