The City of Mountain View and Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition are offering free Spanish traffic skills education courses that will teach cyclists how to safely and confidently ride their bikes for transportation. All courses are taught by certified cycling instructors.
In-Class: Traffic Skills 101 (Part 1) Are you a new or experienced cyclist who would like to learn the rules of the road and proper techniques that will allow you to ride your bike safely and with more confidence? Then Traffic Skills 101 is right for you. This 3-hour classroom course will cover the basics on how traffic operates, how bicyclists can safely operate as part of traffic on a wide variety of streets and intersections, and how to avoid or deal with road hazards. We'll also cover choosing a bike, fitting a helmet, and checking that your bike is safe to ride. Adults and teens over 14 years of age are welcome. No bicycle is needed.
When: Wednesday, October 12, 2011, 6:00pm – 9:00pm Location: Plaza Conference Room, Mountain View City Hall Cost: Free (advance registration is required) Registration: Email email@example.com, call 408-287-7259 ex.221, or visit bikesiliconvalley.org
Aaron was the editor of Streetsblog San Francisco from January 2012 until October 2015. He joined Streetsblog in 2010 after studying rhetoric and political communication at SF State University and spending a semester in Denmark.