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 […]
Desperate to keep expanding San Mateo County’s highways for more auto traffic, the Transportation Authority (SMCTA)’s Board of Directors voted last week to advance $16.3 million in local highway funds to avoid delaying the construction of two major interchange reconstruction projects. County highway planners were counting on this year’s State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) to […]
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 […]
The runaway success of Maker Faire, the annual San Mateo festival that celebrates do-it-yourself technology and crafts, has led organizers to get creative in encouraging attendees to come without a car and avert a traffic mess. Since Maker Faire’s debuted in 2006, organizers have developed a model program for managing traffic demand for the growing number of attendees […]