SFBC Treehouse Talk: Riding the Iron Curtain Trail

"Michael Cramer, avid bicyclist and Green Party Member of the European
Parliament, will tell of his travels (and his recent book) on the Iron Curtain
. For almost half a century, Europe was divided into East and
West by the "Iron Curtain" — the Iron Curtain Trail invites people to
retrace and experience this former division of the continent on a
4,400-mile cycle track from the Barents Sea to the Black Sea along the
former western border of the Warsaw Treaty States, combining European
culture, history and sustainable tourism. The trail extends along the
borders of 20 states in Europe — 14 of them are now member states of the
European Union (for more info, see this article on the Iron Curtain Trail in the NY


Pleasant Hill Canal Trail Crossing Upgrades Grand Opening

From EBBC: The City of Pleasant Hill has recently completed significant enhancements to six of the major trail crossings throughout the city. Mayor Hanecak and city officials will conduct a ‘switch-on’ ceremony of the signal lights. The public is welcome to attend the event. The Citywide Trail Crossing Enhancement Project consisted of constructing access and visibility […]

Greenbelt Alliance: Bicycle Tour de Concord

From Greenbelt Alliance: Celebrate “Bike to Work” month and join us on a bicycle ride through Central Contra Costa County. We’ll roll by sites like the former Concord Naval Weapons Station, Contra Costa Centre in Pleasant Hill, and the Iron Horse Trail. Along the way we’ll hear about Greenbelt Alliance’s work in Concord to preserve […]