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Diridon Station Community Meeting

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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 in Livable Streets Events

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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 […]

San Mateo County to Appoint Five-Member Bike/Ped Advisory Committee

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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 […]

Silicon Valley’s First “Bike to Shop Day” Set for May 17

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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 […]

In Silicon Valley, an Emerging Bike Movement

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Editor’s note: This story marks the return of former Streetsblog San Francisco editor Bryan Goebel, who will be contributing occasional pieces.   Bicycle advocacy can be an especially daunting challenge in the South Bay and the Peninsula, where car-centric policies and culture rule the day. At this week’s Silicon Valley Bike Advocacy Summit the focus was […]