SVBC is looking for at-large members to join our Membership Advisory Committee (the "Membership Committee"). The Membership Committee is an advisory committee only, but its recommendations 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. You... read the whole note.
The SVBC San Mateo County Team meets on the first Thursday of each month to discuss issues, events, and advocacy campaigns of interest to cyclists in San Mateo and Northern Santa Clara Counties. Join us for a social hour at 6:00 pm and the regular meeting at 6:30 pm, or come for just the meeting. Either way, you'll meet some fellow Peninsula pedalers and catch up on all things bike from Daly... read the whole note.
Join Greenbelt Alliance for the third Walk the Talk forum on the Grand Boulevard Initiative, part of a series reimagining El Camino Real through the Peninsula. El Camino Real connects historic downtowns and features large parks, diverse shopping opportunities, and Caltrain, BART, and bus service.
Do you have ideas on how to make it better?
On Monday, March 5, we'll discuss the... read the whole note.
The San Jose Bike Clinic, founded in January by a group of San Jose bicycle enthusiasts, is hosting its first event on March 3 from noon to 4 pm, at the parking lot on the southwest corner of San Fernando and Montgomery Streets in downtown San Jose, near Diridon Station. Come on down and learn new bike repair skills, tune up your bike with hands-on lessons from skilled mechanics, complete in... read the whole note.
SVBC is looking for at-large members to join our Policy Advisory Committee (PAC). The PAC, as the name suggests, is an advisory committee only, but its decisions are heavily relied upon by the Board of Directors and the Executive Director to make decisions regarding positions and advocacy initiatives that the organization chooses to pursue. You can read the committee charter here.
The intersection of Highway 101 and Route 84 (Woodside Road) in Redwood City is in the queue to be redesigned and reconstructed. Redwood City staff would like input from pedestrians and cyclists after considering the proposed design alternatives.
Check out the pertinent excerpts of the Interchange Alternative Analysis Study. Leave your thoughts in the comments, and SVBC will forward... read the whole note.
The SVBC Peninsula Committee meets on the first Thursday of each month to discuss issues, events, and advocacy campaigns of interest to cyclists in San Mateo and Northern Santa Clara Counties. Join us for a social hour at 6:00 pm and the regular meeting at 6:30 pm, or come for just the meeting. Either way, you'll meet some fellow Peninsula pedalers and catch up on all things bike from Daly... read the whole note.
Did you hear? SVBC is bringing back the Silicon Valley Bike Advocacy Summit!
I know you thought I was going to tell you we're giving out McRibs, but hopefully a day full of networking and learning about bike advocacy issues that affect us all is more exciting that a pressed meat product sammie of unknown origins and dubious food product credentials. I dunno, just me, maybe.
The second annual Silicon Valley Bike Advocacy Summit will be held on April 17, from 2:00 to 8:00 pm, in the Cultural Hall of the Oshman Family Jewish Community Center in Palo Alto. Stanford Hospital and Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition will co-host this event, which will both inspire advocates of cycling and walking and provide them with the tools they need for successful advocacy.... read the whole note.
Volunteers are needed to work in two or three hour shifts at the valet bike parking corral at San Carlos Hometown Days. The event runs from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm both days. In past years, volunteers have parked about 100 bikes per day at this event -- organizers are looking to increase their numbers this year! Volunteers will receive a 'thank-you' gift, in appreciation of their services.