SVBC Car Free Happy Hour

"Save a spot on your calendar and join us for a Car Free Happy Hour. Come see what your fellow riders look like without their helmets.

The second Happy Hour event will again take place at The Old Wagon Saloon and Grill in San Pedro Square. The Old Wagon Saloon with its wide open patio is a great space for cyclists to meet and greet outside during these warm summer months. Located close to San Jose’s Diridon station, it is easily accessible by Caltrain, Ace Train, and VTA light rail."

ALSO ON STREETSBLOG

A Rose By Another Name: San Jose’s Bike Party

|
A crowd assembles at the beginning of San Jose Bike Party, April 16, 2010. Let’s just say right away that Critical Mass is a bike party, and the San Jose Bike Party has a lot more similarities to Critical Mass than differences. A half-dozen San Francisco and Berkeley Critical Mass veterans took a field trip […]

The Price of Parking: Let the Free Market Decide?

|
The Wall Street Journal ran a piece this weekend by Conor Dougherty on the municipal move toward charging more for parking. It’s available online to paid subscribers only, but here’s a taste: As anyone who has ever circled the block for a marginally better spot knows, parking is an American obsession. It occasionally boils over […]

Longer Trains May Be No Match for Growing Caltrain Crowds

|
Caltrain’s rush hour trains have never been more crowded, which isn’t just uncomfortable for riders — it also discourages potential commuters who instead drive along Peninsula highways, and makes rides more difficult for elderly passengers and riders with disabilities. Commuters could see some relief in 2015, when Caltrain plans to extend the length of some of […]

Coming to Caltrain: Longer Trains With More Room for Bikes

|
Caltrain will add a third bike car to all six of its Bombardier trains, Executive Director Michael Scanlon announced at the transit agency’s monthly board of directors meeting last week. With the new cars, bike capacity will increase from 48 to 72 on each of the Bombardier trains. But it could take up to one year […]