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Last San Jose Bike Train of 2014

Rain is maybe forecast for Wednesday morning. Conditions on the Guadalupe River Trail are challenging from Santa Clara Street south, and at Montague Expressway. Note this tree, for example, wedged across the entire undercrossing at Montague Expressway. As of this morning, the trail is clear north of Santa Clara Street, past the airport, under Highway read more »

Waze to create a better world for me and you. But mostly for me.

Modern disruptive innovations based around mobile technology applications implicitly promise a move towards the “pure” capitalism theorized by (paradoxically) 19th century economists. Informed consumers can theoretically compete more effectively on price. But what happens when the commodity — in this case, road space — is free?

Thursday forecast: PRs and KOMs if the widowmakers don’t get you

Everybody’s talking about the Flash Flood and High Wind Warnings for the San Francisco Bay Area. Do you see what I see in the Thursday hourly forecast for San Jose, California?

Italian Mob Death Threats vs the All Powerful Bike Lobby

You might remember the Mayor of Rome, Italy, Dr. Ignazio Marino (formerly of Philadelphia), is an avid bike commuter. His daily bike commute apparently creates headaches for his chief of security, Giuseppe Pecoraro, who urges the mayor to ride in a car with police protection. #175378190 / gettyimages.com

Two-way cycletrack for San Jose CA?

After community feedback from the public in a larger discussion about better bike facilities on the east side of San Jose, California, SJDOT engineers are apparently considering a two way cycletrack to allow southbound cyclists on Sunset Avenue to legally cross Story Road to Hopkins Drive.

Santa Clara County Roads BPAC workshop

County Expressways Plan community meeting tonight in Santa Clara. VTA BPAC to discuss County Roads Expressways Plan this Wednesday in San Jose. Santa Clara County Roads Department will make their twice-annual presentation to the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee (BPAC) on Wednesday, December 10, 2014. As required by the read more »