UPDATE 7/23: Applications for this position are no longer being accepted. Thank you to all who applied.
SVBC is hiring Safe Routes to School Coordinators to administer on-site bicycle and pedestrian safety education to elementary and middle school students. These positions are crucial to introducing students to valuable walking and biking safety skills so that they can grow up active... read the whole note.
Please join the City of San José for an update on its plans to place dedicated bike lanes on Ocala Avenue (between Capitol Expressway and South White Road). This project will include the reduction of one travel lane in each direction in order to accommodate the implementation of buffered bike lanes. Minimal parking impacts are anticipated with this project.
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The City of Mountain View invites you to the dedication and grand opening of the Stevens Creek Trail bridge over Highway 85 on Saturday, June 23, 2012 at 10:00 a.m.
Following the dedication ceremony, there will be a ribbon cutting and the trail will be opened to the public.
The event will be held on the Sleeper Avenue side of the Highway 85 bridge. If you would like more... read the whole note.
People for Bikes President Tim Blumenthal is reaching out to advocates around the country for our help in preserving federal funding for bike and pedestrian projects. Act today to let the your Senators and Representative know that this funding is important to their constituencies, and pass this request on to friends and families in less bike-friendly districts and states.
During recent... read the whole note.
Our colleagues at the California Bicycle Coalition need your help to push a cyclist safety bill through its next committee hearing.
Last month the California Senate approved Senate Bill 1464, the 3-foot passing bill authored by State Senator Alan Lowenthal and sponsored by the California Bicycle Coalition and the City of Los Angeles, after more than 2,200 bicyclists sent emails urging... read the whole note.
Parents, students, and community members are all invited to join other Bay Area cycling enthusiasts on a fun, professionally run and well-attended charity cycling event that meanders through the foothills of Silicon Valley and over Skyline as riders ride along the coast. Not to worry, there are distances for everyone ranging from 50 kilometers to the 100-mile century. The ride is hosted by the... read the whole note.
As the sun set Sunday Monica walked the last, lonely bike over to the Lost and Found. Then she saw a man running quickly toward the bicycle corral as if he forgot something. Could this be a match?! It was! Success! This weekend's Sunset Celebration in Menlo Park brought a record-breaking number of bikes to the event. Maxing out our space with over 375 bikes over the two days, the bike corral... read the whole note.
Literally, the month of May was jam-packed with youth bicycle and pedestrian rodeos that were conducted through the Safe Routes to School programs in Santa Clara, San José, and East Palo Alto. Altogether, with the help of fellow SVBC staff and volunteers, we conducted a total of 27 bicycle and pedestrian rodeos. These activities granted us the opportunity to teach important bicycle and... read the whole note.
Come join SVBC and the Sunnyvale Sports Basement for the annual Cycle Swap on Saturday, August 18. Bring your new or used bikes, bike parts, gear, and anything bike related to sell or trade! And if you don’t have a bike or need parts to keep your bike running smoothly…then bring yourself.
Sports Basement will be providing a Free BBQ and drinks with your $3 admission (kids are free!),... read the whole note.
Gil Peñalosa, the former Commissioner of Parks, Sports, and Recreation for the City of Bogotá, Colombia, has led the effort to create one of the most successful and celebrated parks and recreation systems in the world. He has effectively initiated the “new Cicolvia” – car-free Sundays – where over 1.3 million people come out weekly to walk, run, skate and bike along 121 kilometers of Bogotá’s... read the whole note.