Every season, SVBC volunteers organize a massive effort to guard the bicycle parking corrals at Stanford home football games. At the corrals near gates 2, 4, and 6, we have kept thousands of bicycles securely guarded each year. The 2012 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.
SVBC Peninsula Committee meeting—Thursday, August 2nd Sabor Colibri, 2053 B Broadway St, Redwood City, CA 94063 Social time: 6:00pm to 6:30pm, Meeting starts 6:30pm Chairperson du jour: Margaret Pye
Approval of July meeting minutes
SVBC Staff report : Corinne/ColinMTC requiring B/PACs (or not) Call for projects—... read the whole note.
Meeting was held at Sabor Colibri in Redwood City
Chairperson: Andrew Boone Participants: Margaret Pye, Mike Harding, Adina Levin, Paul Wendt Staff: Colin Heyne Guests: John Ebueter, San Mateo; Maureen Logan, Menlo Park Secretary: Mike Harding
Meeting began at 6:30 PM
1) Introductions were made. 2) Mike Harding will take minutes. 3) Minutes of the June meeting were... read the whole note.
Rose Madden, Farm Manager at Full Circle Farm in Sunnyvale, is joining Team SVBC for the 2012 Climate Ride California. Rose is an avid cyclist who believes in the goals of both SVBC and Climate Ride. “I promote bike riding as an alternative transportation method, as a way to boycott the gas-powered automobile industry, and a means of promoting a healthy and active lifestyle.”
SVBC is... read the whole note.
Leah Missbach Day, co-founder of World Bicycle Relief, will keynote the first-ever National Women's Bicycling Summit on September 13, 2012 in Long Beach, California.
Speaking about how the bicycle can inspire both personal and cultural revolutions, Day will set the stage for an event aimed at increasing the number of women who ride bikes and empowering female leadership at all levels of... read the whole note.
SVBC is now offering sponsors the opportunity to engage on a year-round basis, by supporting both our Annual Dinner and Bike to Work Day. This annual relationship is designed to simplify budgeting and paperwork for the sponsor, while expanding the opportunities for exposure and recognition.Combined Sponsorship
Fifth Annual Dinner – October 11, 2012 Bike to Work Day – May 9, 2013... read the whole note.
Time: Social hour 6:00 to 7:00 pm, agenda items 7:00 to 8:00 pm Location: Pho69, 321 North First Street, San José (see calendar item)Introductions Changes/updates to agenda Approve May minutes New website features - Colin Review of bike share meeting - attendees Latest on "Bikes may use full lanes" signs - Martin Bike planning event - Katja Next meeting - roles and topics
Project to be developed per phasing plan: 1. Phase 1: 880 to Trimble 2. Phase 2: Trimble to Montague 3. Phase 3: Montague to Gold StreetGrading and oil pre-coat applied to support paving from 880 to Airport. Two layers of asphalt paving installed from 880 to Airport (expect to be done by 7/23). Grading occuring between Airport Parkway and Green Island Bridge.... read the whole note.
Here's the latest on San José trails from Trail Manager Yves Zsutty.
Highway 237 Bikeway Construction
Construction of the bikeway project between Zanker Road and Coyote Creek (north side) is nearly complete. Asphalt paving, striping, signage and fencing have all been installed. We conducted a final walk-through on June 18 and will bring a few outstanding issues to the... read the whole note.
Fact: People love valet bike parking.
It's true! Event promoters book SVBC's valet bike parking services months in advance; people eagerly anticipate it at their local art and wine festivals; and first-time users always seem amazed by the safety and convenience. And let's not forget - it's free! Valet bike parking is, it seems, universally adored.
Here's the rub: it takes people... read the whole note.