"The purposes of the workshop are twofold: 1) to present information on innovative programs, and 2) to begin a dialogue about the future role of biking for SJSU students, faculty, and staff. The panelists are Rod Diridon (Executive Director of the Mineta Transportation Institute), John Brazil (Bicycle and Pedestrian Program Coordinator, City of San Jose), […]
From SVBC: San Mateo schedule San Jose schedule Speakers Registration Silicon Valley and the Peninsula will become bicycle advocacy epicenters as SVBC hosts the first-ever Silicon Valley Bike Advocacy Summit. Professional advocates, politicians, public agency employees, industry representatives, public health officials, and interested community members are invited to participate in a community event focused on […]
San Jose had a very bikey time last week: The SVBC held its summit, NACTO came to town, and a pop-up protected bikeway showed up in downtown San Jose.
SVBC E.D. Corinne Winter, Silicon Valley Leadership Group CEO Carl Guardino, and San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed at the San Jose City Hall Rotunda. Carl Guardino’s bike is in front of the podium. Photo: Matthew Roth. Most cities in the Bay Area are gearing up for Bike to Work Day this Thursday, with numerous activities […]
Despite Decline in Car Commuting, More Cars Being Registered in SF (SF Appeal) BART Labor Talks Drag On (SFGate, SF Examiner, CBS, Mercury News) AC Transit May Get Cooling-Off Period (Oak N., CBS); KQED Forum Discusses Both Labor Disputes Tonight: Bay Area Bike Share Open House to Weigh in on Station Locations (BAR, Mission Mission) Twin Peaks […]
Photo: richardmasoner San Jose is on the verge of adopting its new bicycle plan at the next City Council meeting on November 17th, which, as anyone who has cycled in San Jose knows, would be a welcome change from decades of traffic engineering focused almost solely on automobility. "What I’m hoping we’re seeing here is […]