"Ride your bike to the Academy of Sciences! A part of their 2 Mile Challenge bicycle advocacy program, Clif Bar is offering free admission to the Academy of Sciences to the first 100 people who arrive by bicycle, plus free valet bike parking, brought to you by the SF Bicycle Coaltion. Free CLIF BAR samples to the first 200 people who arrive by bicycle."
Take it easy during the work week and prepare for an action packed, free-wheeling, rustic dining, advocacy supporting weekend. Here are the highlights from the Streetsblog calendar: Wednesday: SPUR Lunchtime Forum: New BART expansions. Guests from BART and VTA will discuss their goals and strategies for connecting South and East Bay hubs to the BART […]
Many bicycle advocacy organizations will point out that 40 percent of trips in urban areas areas are 2 miles or less, the perfect distance for bicycling, yet nearly all of those trips are taken by car. Couple that with the environmental costs to the planet of oil consumption, the expenses accrued with driving, including rising […]
On his “Fast Lane” blog this week, Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood gave a shout-out to the 2 Mile Challenge, an initiative by the Clif Bar people to encourage people to bike instead of drive. LaHood started by saying that with gas at $4 a gallon, there’s no reason to use a car for the 40 percent […]
From SFBC: SF Urban Riders is hosting this youth and family biking event, where kids can enjoy riding the trails. Featuring great sponsors in Clif Bar, Y-Bike, Sheila Moon Athletic Apparel, Specialized Bicycles, and Blazing Saddles. Ages 8-14 welcome; must already know how to ride a bicycle. Info here.
Oakland’s official Bike to Work Day after-party kicked into high gear in Old Oakland last night. Over 600 people converged to dance, eat, drink, mingle, and just take in the atmosphere from the middle of the street. “We saw people of all ages out enjoying bicycle carnival rides, great local food, and the company of […]
From EBBC: The East Bay Bicycle Coalition and the Fast Freddie Foundation jointly announce a “Bridge the Bay Benefit” aiming to raise awareness and support for the Bay Bridge Pathway for cyclists and pedestrians; to promote the EBBC’s mission of making the East Bay more bicycle friendly; and to support the Fast Freddie Foundation’s goal […]