Meeting was held at Tarboosh in Redwood City
Chairperson: John Langbein Participants: Mike Harding, Steve Schmidt, Bob Page, Andrew Boone, Staff: Corinne Winter Guests: Warren Slocum, SMCo Supervisor; Cal Roper, Menlo Park Secretary: Mike Harding
Meeting began at 6:45 PM
1) Introductions were made..
2) There were no additions to the agenda.
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April 2, 2013
Brian Mendenhall, Project Manager Santa Clara Valley Water District 5750 Almaden Expressway San Jose, CA 95118
Subject: Support for the City of San Jose Grant Application Coleman Road Trail Under-Crossing
Dear Mr. Mendenhall,
Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition strongly supports the subject... read the whole note.
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March 18, 2013
City Council Town of Atherton 91 Ashfield Rd Atherton, CA 94027 Via email: firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org
Re: Caltrans Community-Based Transportation Planning Grant
Dear Honorable Mayor Lewis and... read the whole note.
From valet bike parking at events, to stuffing envelopes, to answering questions at our Bike to Work Day energizer stations, volunteers are the heart of SVBC.
Join us for a special party honoring the volunteers who made it all possible in 2012. We’ll also kick-off the warm season with sign-ups for volunteer opportunities for 2013. Never volunteered with SVBC, but have special skills you... read the whole note.
San José is master planning the Three Creeks Trail by conducting three community workshops in the upcoming months. The recently acquired one-mile corridor will link the Los Gatos Creek Trail to the future Guadalupe River Trail, with the intent of extending the trail system eastward to link to Highway 87 Bikeway and Coyote Creek. Participate in planning the trail system by joining the project... read the whole note.
Medicine of Cycling is proud to present the UCSF "Mini Medical School" for the public. The course is all about cycling medicine and features some of the foremost experts in sports medicine, physiology, training methods, psychology, anti-doping, nutrition and more. This education opportunity is open to ALL cyclists and members of the cycling community of the San Francisco Bay Area. The course... read the whole note.
The following call for applicants comes from our friends at the Safe Routes to School National Partnership.
The Safe Routes to School National Partnership is seeking an energetic and detail-oriented professional with strong technical skills to serve as our new Operations Manager.
This is a new full-time position, necessitated by our growth to an organization with 25 staff and a $... read the whole note.
Governor Brown has released his 2013-2014 budget proposal, and it is a risky one for the future of bicycling. It consolidates a number of current bike and ped funding sources into one "Active Transportation Program." Whether this new program is a step forward or a step back depends on you -- and all of us -- who must get involved right now to help shape the program.
CalBike, our... read the whole note.
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January 18, 2013
California Transportation Commission Bimla Rhinehart, Executive Director
Malcolm Dougherty, Director and Bijan Sartipi, District 4 Director Caltrans
Re: Chip seal resurfacing on State Highways
Dear Commissioners, Ms. Rhinehart, Mr. Dougherty, and Mr. Sartipi:
Highway 35 was recently... read the whole note.
The following recommendations have been provided by our supporters at the Law Office of Daniel H. Rose.
The Law Office of Daniel H. Rose strongly recommends to all California bicyclists that they purchase, as part of their car or motorcycle insurance policy, high limits of uninsured motorist (UM) coverage in case they are ever injured by a motorist.
Sadly, it is often the case... read the whole note.