From EBBC.org: photo courtesy of http://www.theblessingofthebikes.com/ Join us for our first ever Blessing of the Bikes MLK Jr Civic Center Park MLK Jr. Way between Allston Way and Center Street, Berkeley May 5, 11:00am – noon To launch National Bike Month this May, the EBBC will host its first-ever Blessing of Bicycles. Bring your bike […]
Joe Biden would be the first traffic violence widow to occupy the presidency. So why hasn't his tragedy informed his policies?
Some 40,000 people flooded downtown Berkeley on a brilliantly sunny day in October, as the city became the latest in the San Francisco Bay Area to host a “Sunday Streets” event. Organizers closed 17 blocks of Berkeley’s Shattuck Avenue to cars––and opened them to pretty much everything else. Cyclists pedaled, hula hoops turned, children frolicked, […]
A family enjoying the warm day and car-free streets. Photos: Matthew Roth. San Jose kicked off its first ViaVelo Saturday with the opening of seven blocks of San Fernando Street downtown to bicycle riders, skaters, and pedestrians who enjoyed five hours of car-free space. Several hundred people showed up, many of them families and the […]
Yesterday afternoon, advocates from Walk San Francisco joined the newly formed “Families for Safe Streets” and others, for a walk of remembrance for traffic victims. The walk, with a crowd of nearly 100 participants, started at 16th and Mission and followed a circuitous route through some of San Francisco’s most notorious intersections, concluding with a […]
Brent Butler was leading a bicycle rodeo in East Palo Alto for the city’s first Streets Alive event last year when he realized just how many children were there without bikes. “What I decided to do is continue to teach the rules of the road even if we don’t have bicycles,” said Butler, the city’s […]