br> I'm off to Costa Rica for two months of studying Spanish and working on an organic coffee farm! Worry not, dear readers, as this is only a two-month absence. I will be back before you can say "automobile-centric transportation." In the meanwhile, my highly capable colleagues will be handling the website end of things.
No, I won't be... read the whole blog post.
A new housing development in Gaston, SC in slated to be car-free, with 4.5 miles of bike trails and walking paths. Sounds like fun! Can you imagine never having traffic driving past your front porch? I guess residents will have to get their packages sent via UPS bike delivery.
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Bicycle City’s homes, which will be up to 1,600 square feet, will be constructed... read the whole blog post.
Grab your white gloves and dog handler/lackey. Bike to Work month is for everybody, even the wealthy and bizarre!
Sign up today at http://www.youcanbikethere.com/tbc.
The poster for ViaVelo has been finalized! Isn't it enchanting?
If you're not yet familiar with ViaVelo, check out the webpage at http://bikesiliconvalley.org/mattson-viavelo2010. Show up to have fun, volunteer, or promote your green organization. It's urban free-wheelin' fun!
No, silly, I don't mean that you should spread infection! I'm referring to the new interweb phenomenon known as the Facebook. The Mattson Technology ViaVelo now has a Facebook event page to let people know all about the awesomeness that will soon overtake downtown San José. Check out the new page and then spread it to all your friends as you would cheer, happiness, or mononucleosis.
Good news broke out in a late night session of the Cupertino city council. Last night, at around 11:30 PM, the Cupertino City Council adopted a resolution and voted to deny a petition by residents on Scenic Circle who wanted to prevent access to the park's trails from their neighborhood.
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Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition members and volunteers were on hand to... read the whole blog post.
Carole Groom speaks with Kevin Mullin of Peninsula TV's "1 on 1" on the Streets Alive event in San Mateo County along with Public Health issues in the area.
1 on 1 Episode 1001 from Peninsula TV on Vimeo.
Don't forget Streets Alive is Sunday, April 11, 2010.
For more information on Streets Alive, visit the website or phone: 650-363-4568.
As many of you know, following Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood's appearance at the National Bike Summit, he announced on his blog that "People across America who value bicycling should have a voice when it comes to transportation planning. This is the end of favoring motorized transportation at the expense of non-motorized." This announcement came alongside a policy revision that puts the... read the whole blog post.
While making the trip to Capitol Hill this month, a group of us called on Congresswoman Jackie Speier, who represents the 12th District. District 12 encompasses the western portions of San Francisco and both the coast and bay side areas of San Mateo county, as far south as Redwood City. While advocating for cycling related bills such as Safe Routes to School and the Active Community... read the whole blog post.
One of the many cool things we experienced at the National Bike Summit was this video from People for Bikes, a recent effort by Bikes Belong to bring together cyclists from across the country. People for Bikes has a simple concept: get people to pledge that they like bikes and want to ride them. The website is full of good reasons to get on a bike and it tallies the number of pledges in an... read the whole blog post.