From SVBC: Please join Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition and Greenbelt Alliance for a community meeting on the Diridon Station Area (pdf) planning effort. Why: The San José City Council will receive an update on Diridon Station, including the work of the Good Neighbor Committee, on Jan. 25th – let’s be ready to speak up for what is […]
This week, the SFMTA Board gets updates on some major projects, WalkSF and the SVBC hold their annual parties, and the East Bay Bike Party rocks out on two wheels. Here are the highlights from the Streetsblog calendar: Tuesday: The SFMTA Board of Directors meets. On the agenda are updates on the JFK Drive bikeway, the environmental impact report […]
Last week, San Mateo County established a new Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee (BPAC). Its stated mission: to improve public health, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and extend mobility for children, seniors, people with disabilities, and those who live in disadvantaged communities. The committee’s five volunteer members will be charged with providing recommendations not only to the county’s Board of […]
Planning to build on the wave of enthusiasm for bike commuting generated each May by Bike to Work Day, transportation and health advocates in Silicon Valley are promoting a spin-off called Bike to Shop Day on Saturday, May 17, to encourage people to shop by bike at local businesses. Retail businesses offering discounts to bicycling customers are shown on […]
Monday starts Bike Week in San Mateo and Santa Clara Counties. And Thursday, May 11, the Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition (SVBC) brags that "tens of thousands of regular and first-time Bay Area residents will bike to work for the 23rd Annual Bike to Work Day."
For the second time in a year, San Mateo County transportation officials are seeking funding for a proposal to improve conditions for bike riders at a dangerous highway interchange where a big-rig driver with a history of fatal collisions killed a 47-year-old Los Altos woman riding her bicycle less than two years ago. The Interstate 280 and […]