Tag: transit

Human Transit in San Jose & San Francisco

Jarrett Walker, author of the Human Transit blog and a new book by the same name, will be in San Jose and San Francisco next week to talk about developing effective public transportation systems. This talk is not just for wonks — as a long time transit professional with a PhD in theater arts from Stanford, Walker writes and speaks jargon-free English and has a very approachable, common sense style, which is why I’m a fan of his blog.


Emergency Ride Home

“What if something happens?”

A family emergency is one of those common theoretical fears that keep some people from biking to work. Many local transportation agencies and employers offer “Emergency Ride Home” or “Guaranteed Ride Home” programs to help alleviate that fear and encourage commuters to try a form of transportation other than the Single Occupant Vehicle (SOV)