For many, the best part about SVBC’s Annual Dinner is the chance to score some amazing deals in our silent and live auctions. We are here to help you prepare your winning bid ahead of time by showcasing a few of our biggest tickets. Bidding generally starts at about 50% of the listed retail price.
Of course, there will be much more to bid on than we can show here. What a great... read the whole note.
SILICON VALLEY BICYCLE COALITION MINUTES OF MEETING OF BOARD OF DIRECTORS June 20, 2013
A regularly scheduled meeting of the Board of Directors of Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition (“SVBC”) was held at 6:30 PM on Thursday, June 20, 2013, at 1922 The Alameda, San Jose.
Board members present: Shiloh Ballard, Phil Brotherton, Gary Brustin, Ian Dewar, Dave Fork, Carolyn Helmke, Ted... read the whole note.
The SVBC Board of Directors is actively seeking new board members from the cycling community who share and support the vital interests of the SVBC. New board members will begin a two-year term beginning January 2014. We are especially seeking candidates with fundraising, public relations, finance and prior non-profit board experience, as well as candidates who represent the diversity of the... read the whole note.
You are cordially invited to join SVBC on November 15 at the Palo Alto Hills Golf and Country Club for our Sixth Annual Dinner. This yearly supper is an important fundraiser for SVBC, and always a great opportunity to hear presentations from cycling world stars. This year we are excited to have the incomparable and hilarious Bob Roll joining us again, and giddy that we will also be joined by... read the whole note.
Attendance: John Langbein, chairing this session and minute taker (from memory), Tim O'Brien, Emma Shlaes (SVBC staff), Al Meckler, Bob Cronin, Tony Panero, Gavin Powell (SVBC staff), Margaret Pye, Sabrina Brennan, and James Han.
Meeting called ~7PM
SVBC staff report: Emma summarized a meeting between Belmont Public Works and SVBC staff that was motivated by Mark Swire's... read the whole note.
Attendance: Steve Schmidt (Chair), John Langbein (Scribe), Colin Hayne (SVBC staff), Jesse Quirion (Menlo Park Transportation Manager), Al Meckler, Kirsten Keith (Menlo Park Council), Karen Davis, Marc Beban, Catherine Carlton (Menlo Park Council), Sabrina Brennan, Adina Levin, and Jim Cogan (Menlo Park Economic Development Manager).
Meeting called in session ~ 6:30PM
June... read the whole note.
The next Peninsula Committee meeting is scheduled for the evening of Thursday, Sept 5 2013 at Tarboosh in Redwood City. 837 Jefferson Redwood City
Meet @ 6PM --- meeting called to order ~6:45PM
1) Introductions 2) Approval of minutes (probably for both July and August) 3) SVBC Staff report (Colin and/or Emma) a) meeting with Burlingame staff 4) Redwood City Updates... read the whole note.
In August 2013 San Francisco, Redwood City, Mountain View, Palo Alto, and San José, will begin a public bike sharing program with 700 bicycles and 70 docking stations. Bay Area Bike Share will provide residents and visitors with an additional mode of transportation that is fun, easy, and affordable. The systems are available for use 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Users will be able to rent a... read the whole note.
The City of San Mateo is looking for a few good volunteers to help them count bikes.
The 2013 counts are coming up in September and we need your help! Last year, volunteers partnered with city staff to document walking and bicycling activity. This information helps us understand how and where to make improvements for the convenience, comfort, and safety pedestrians and cyclists in San... read the whole note.
Every season, SVBC volunteers organize a massive effort to guard the bicycle parking corrals at Stanford football home games. At the corrals near gates 2, 4, and 7, we have kept thousands of bicycles securely guarded each year. The 2013 season is upon us, and we need YOU to help keep thousands of Cardinal fans riding their bikes to the games, confident in the security of our guarded parking... read the whole note.