There is a open comment period regarding the design of a new section of the Bay Trail on a new levee area in Alviso. You can learn more about the Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge Comprehensive Conservation Plan, and leave comments, at http://www.fws.gov/cno/refuges/DonEdwards/DonEdwards.cfm. There are some concerns about how the design will affect cyclists and advocates... read the whole blog post.
Are you a fan of SVBC? Would you like to do more to help fight climate change? Does the idea of a five-day, 300-mile ride along the Pacific coast sound utterly awesome? Then join me in September on the Climate Ride!
The Climate Ride takes riders through redwoods and beach towns along the dramatic Pacific coast, before crossing the Golden Gate into San Francisco. This year's ride will... read the whole blog post.
SVBC would like to thank the Michael Lee Environmental Foundation for graciously providing a grant to fund a pilot summer youth bike safety education project in San Jose. The initial three-to-five-day summer program will focus on youth bicycle education while shedding light on the many health and environmental benefits pedaling has to offer. By working with MLEF to develop this program, we... read the whole blog post.
Congratulations to Kevin Jackson, a Sunnyvale cyclist who put significant time and effort into passing the first reading of an anti-harassment ordinance in his town. The second reading will take place on July 17. The two readings give the public an extended chance to weigh in. Kevin's quick synopsis of the final vote is below.
I am extremely pleased to report that the BPAC-sponsored... read the whole blog post.
Our site is getting hammered by spambots at the moment, so we have turned off anonymous commenting for the time being. We will try to figure this out and then tweak the comment settings again.
In the meantime, please feel free to create an account on the site, or leave a message in the contact form at the bottom of every page. SVBC can't fulfill its mission without your feedback. ^_^
This update on events in Santa Clara County was provided by member Adina Levin.
At Tuesday's Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors meeting, the Board decided to put the brakes on deciding how to spend $10.4 million on trail funds that could go to complete a missing link in the Bay Trail.
They had planned to discuss a process to take proposals until July 19, and to make a... read the whole blog post.
Another "pro" thief caught. Anyone lose a bike near BART?
Investigators are hoping the items' owners will come forward to identify and claim their property.
BART would then seek additional charges against Major through the district attorney's office and return stolen property to its rightful owners. Photos of the recovered bicycle frames can be viewed at http://www.bart.gov/news... read the whole blog post.
Well, this is horrific:
Witnesses called police around 3:45 p.m. Sunday to report that a gold-color pickup was trying to run down the boys near Fourth Avenue and Grant Street. One of the youths had to jump off his bike to avoid being hit, and when he did, the driver ran over the bike and onto the sidewalk, said police Sgt. Dave Norris.
Read more at http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin... read the whole blog post.
Results of a study in Palo Alto have recently been published, and the news is great for cyclists. Traffic calming measures implemented on Arastradero Road two years ago seem to be responsible for a drastic reduction in the number of collisions involving motorists and cyclists. The City's report shows the traffic calming had a number of benefits, including reduced incidents of speeding and... read the whole blog post.
Originally posted at http://interi.org/2012/06/bay-area-public-transportation-map/, by maiki, and licensed under CC-BY-SA. Comments are closed here, please discuss on the original post. ^_^
Here is a cool mapping project:
The Bay Area According to Public Transportation, by DylanofTilden. Creative Commons Attribution-No Derivative Works 3.0 License.
It would be cool to see... read the whole blog post.