It's election season again, and SVBC has been working with our local teams to prepare questions for candidates running for office in our area. As a 501(c)(3) non-profit, SVBC cannot and does not endorse any candidate, but we can ask them for their thoughts on promoting the bike for everyday use and share the answers.
Our San Mateo County Committee reached out to candidates running for... read the whole note.
The SVBC San José Team meets each fourth Wednesday of the month. Dinner and networking start at 6:00 pm, then the meeting gets rolling at 7:00.
This team is focused on three things: advocacy, outreach, and fun! Come join us to meet your cycling neighbors and get involved! Policy suggestions from the local teams will be submitted to the SVBC Policy Advisory Committee and help shape our... read the whole note.
If you were one of the over 270 guests that attended our Fifth Annual Dinner last week, then you know what fun we had. We would like to thank all our sponsors* who helped us make the dinner possible and the evening very special. In addition, we'd also like to thank the local businesses and industry partners for their generous donations of all the great product, vacations and services for our... read the whole note.
Join the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and Santa Clara Valley Transit Authority (VTA) for an interactive training to satisfy MTC's Complete Streets requirement for the One Bay Area Grant (OBAG).
These workshops aim to provide guidance to local jurisdictions on developing local complete street policies. Highlights include:Definition of Complete Streets Examples... read the whole note.
If walking, biking and transit are important to you as a Menlo Park voter, consider holding onto your ballot until you hear the candidates address these topics in person. Do you have friends and family who are concerned about the environment in Menlo Park? Send them this invitation and bring them along.
As you consider your vote, you can read responses from all 5 Candidates with their... read the whole note.
Join SVBC for valet bike parking at the next Stanford Football home game. This game is against Washington State. Kick-off is 3:15. Volunteers should be ready at 2:15. To volunteer, contact Jim Manitakos, (408) 373-6734 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Some parking passes are available.
The San Mateo County Transit District Board of Directors is seeking applicants to fill two public-member seats on its board that will expire on Dec. 31, 2012.
The board sets policy for the Transit District, which is responsible for the county-wide SamTrans bus service and paratransit service for people who are not able to ride regular fixed route service. The Transit District also... read the whole note.
We are excited to share the news that the San José Bike Clinic has become a fiscally sponsored project of SVBC!
What does this mean? It means that the Clinic now has nonprofit status and the backing of SVBC’s existing infrastructure, allowing this impressive group of dedicated volunteers to take Bike Clinic to the next level! Bike Clinic will be looking to all of their supporters over... read the whole note.
The Membership Advisory Committee makes recommendations that are heavily relied upon by the Board of Directors and the Executive Director to make decisions regarding their efforts to increase the number of members and members' level of engagement in SVBC's work. Members are the lifeblood of SVBC - help us grow our movement! Your creative ideas and passion for bike riding are needed to build a... read the whole note.
Join the Royal Netherlands Embassy, the City of San José, and participants from the Dutch Cycling Embassy and Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition for the public Opening Session of the ThinkBike Workshop in San José. Learn from Dutch experts how to make a great cycling city. The public Opening Session will include a welcome from local officials and cycling experts from the Netherlands; an... read the whole note.