Tag Archives: San Diego

San Diego Police Chief Shelley Zimmerman rides a bicycle

The newly appointed chief of police for the city of San Diego, California is an avid cyclist.

San Diego County, motoring paradise

You might remember Cecelia Abadie, the Temecula woman who was cited for violating California’s mobile device law after she blew past CHP officer Keith Odle at 85 MPH in the right lane with her Toyota Prius. That seems like clear evidence of impairment, right? Odle thought so, especially after she became argumentative when he lectured read more »

San Diego County to spend $200M on bicycle facilities

The San Diego Association of Governments, the regional planning organization for San Diego County, recently approved a $200 million spending plan for bicycle facilities. The Early Action Program (EAP) provides funding to implement San Diego County’s Regional Bicycle Network High Priority Projects within 10 years as outlined in the San Diego Regional Bike Plan and read more »

California state park bans bikes & pedestrians from paved road

The Superintendent of Torrey Pines State Reserve in San Diego, California issued a press release this morning announcing the immediate closure of the park road to pedestrians and downhill cyclists in the interests of visitor safety. Motor vehicle access via the park entrance road remains unhindered.

San Diego Bike to Work Day this Friday

Brian K created this video to promote Bike To Work Day this coming Friday, May 17 in San Diego, California. More info about San Diego BTWD at I Commute San Diego. Visit the website to register for prizes, enroll in a corporate challenge, and find the location of dozens of “pit stops” with free food read more »

How many trips are two miles or less?

Bike advocates frequently repeat a claim that 40% of all trips are two miles or less. Where does that 40% figure come from. A “Nationwide Personal Transportation Survey” is often cited, but it’s one of those statistics that’s endlessly repeated a bit like that bogus 85% figure frequently mentioned for bicycle helmets. Lisa Halverstadt of read more »