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Today’s Headlines

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West Dublin BART Station Ridership Low, But Increasing (Coco Times) May Caltrain Ridership Up Compared to Last Year (Daily Journal) Agencies Revamp BART/Muni Pass for Seniors, Disabled (City Insider) Former SFMTA Chief Nat Ford to Be Honored by Caltrain Board (SF Examiner) KCBS: “Cabbies and Muni Drivers Unite on Labor Conditions” (via SF Appeal) CP&DR: […]
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Portland Tries Out “Advisory Bike Lanes”

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“Advisory bike lanes,” like this one in the Netherlands, allow drivers to cross into the bike lane when it’s necessary and can be done safely. Photo: Portland Bureau of Transportation via Bike Portland Portland is importing a new kind of bike lane design from the Netherlands. “Advisory bike lanes” allow drivers to use the bike […]
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Falling Behind on Protected Bike Lanes? Blame Canada

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“Something big is definitely brewing in Canada.” That’s the word from Michael Andersen at People for Bikes, which monitors Twitter for news on protected bike lanes around the English-speaking world. Vancouver’s investment in bike infrastructure paid off with a 64 percent spike in bike traffic from 2013 to this year. And Andersen says Canada as a whole has […]
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California Bicycle Coalition Announces Its 2015 Legislative Agenda

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The California Bicycle Coalition (CalBike) released its ambitious agenda for the 2015  legislative session. Their top priority is to increase funding for cities to build complete bike networks — not just piecemeal bikeways. Also on its agenda is the less glamorous but equally important task of clarifying some outdated regulations that prevent people from riding bikes. The list […]