Tag Archives: Palo Alto

Cyclist attacked, robbed on Palo Alto bike path

The city of Palo Alto, California issued this press release yesterday afternoon. The attack occurred on the sidepath alongside East Bayshore Road on the Bay side of Highway 101 in Palo Alto, CA. View Larger Map

No charges for driver who Jerry Browned Palo Alto boy

What does it take for the Santa Clara attorney to file charges against somebody who runs down a 12 year old boy on a bike? 12 year old Sebastian Lerrick was on his way to school at 7:19 a.m. when Hau’s Nissan Quest struck him from behind, breaking his bicycle frame in two and damaging read more »

A bike boulevard, Google bike directions, and an unnecessary detour

America’s first bicycle boulevard along Bryant Avenue in Palo Alto features a number of intersections that restrict motor vehicles but allow bicycles and pedestrians to pass through unhindered. Major intersections, such as the one with Embarcadero, look like this, where cars and trucks must turn right, but bikes can continue through. Here’s the Google Streetview 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.

Ellen Fletcher still rides a bicycle

83 year old Ellen Fletcher is the matriarch of cycle advocacy in the San Francisco Bay Area. The League of American Bicyclists featured her this morning as part of their 31 days 31 reasons series.

$2 million for Bay Trail proposed

Santa Clara County considers Bay Trail Gap funding – Key decision next Tuesday!