Sustainability Matters: Bicycle Sharing Programs from Paris to San Jose

"The purposes of the workshop are twofold: 1) to present information on innovative programs, and 2) to begin a dialogue about the future role of biking for SJSU students, faculty, and staff. The panelists are Rod Diridon (Executive Director of the Mineta Transportation Institute), John Brazil (Bicycle and Pedestrian Program Coordinator, City of San Jose), Corinne Winters (Executive Director, Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition), Lilia Scott (Transportation Planner) and Andy Chow (Commute Specialist, SJSU’s Transportation Solutions). These experts will share their knowledge of successful bike integration into everyday commuting patterns." 


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MTC Approves Sweeping Regional Plan, Debates New Toll Lanes

Photo by bvohra via Flickr The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) yesterday approved its 25-year "Change In Motion" Regional Transportation Plan (RTP), after more than two years of work coordinating with the 26 regional transportation operators, the public, and the many authorities under its control. A slew of bicycle and transportation advocates lined up to thank […]

MTC Grant Will Fund Expanded Regional Bike Share Program

Getting to work or school in the Bay Area by shared bicycle could be a reality soon, as the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC), the Bay Area’s regional transportation planning body, awarded more than $4 million to a regional bike share program as part of $33 million for a host of innovative projects around the Bay […]

SVBC Bike Summit

From SVBC: Please join Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition and Stanford Hospital & Clinics for an in-depth discussion on ways that governments, law enforcement, and advocates can work together to create safe, welcoming environments for bicyclists. This community-building annual event will take place on February 26, from 11:45 to 4:30, at the Oshman Family Jewish Community […]