From SVBC: Come join us for the new year’s first Car Free Happy Hour at Trials Pub in downtown San José. Share food and drink with other Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition members. The pub is located three blocks north of Santa Clara Street on North First Street.
"On Sunday, April 11th, cities across San Mateo County will host Streets Alive, transforming public streets into car-free outdoor spaces for people to walk, bike, run, roll, play, and enjoy being active and healthy. From 10:00 am – 2:00 pm, cities across the county will close streets to auto traffic and highlight public places such […]
You’d think the Tea Party had descended on San Mateo County, what with the piqued rhetoric in the media over San Francisco’s congestion pricing study. I don’t like to invoke Sarah Palin’s jargon, but I keep coming back to her horrible phrase “lamestream media” when I see yet another story that paints San Francisco transportation […]
The 2012 Tour de Peninsula offers Bay Area families a day of fun, fitness, and healthy family activities. Now in its 21st year, this ride is one of Northern California’s most fun recreational cycling events/family/social gatherings. Held in the scenic, mellow Coyote Point Park alongside the San Francisco Bay in San Mateo, the TdP is […]
With the adoption of its Sustainable Streets Plan on Tuesday, San Mateo’s City Council has embraced several major transportation policy reforms, including Vision Zero and reforming car-oriented street design and development practices. The Sustainable Streets Plan lays out detailed design guidelines for complete streets, envisioning “a transportation system that is sustainable, safe, and healthy and supports […]
San Mateo County’s first Streets Alive event may have had bad luck with the weather last April, but many Peninsula cities are eager to get another shot at celebrating car-free streets with an even bigger event in 2011. “Even though it was rained out, it was pretty popular with residents,” said Eric Pawlowsky, an aide to San […]