From valet bike parking at events, to stuffing envelopes, to answering questions at our Bike to Work Day energizer stations, volunteers are the heart of SVBC.
Join us for a special party honoring the volunteers who made it all possible in 2012. We’ll also kick-off the warm season with sign-ups for volunteer opportunities for 2013. Never volunteered with SVBC, but have special skills you... read the whole note.
Calling all volunteers to SVBC's first annual volunteer party and chili cook-off taking place at The Historic Adobe Building in Mountain View. Join us for a special party honoring the volunteers who made it all possible in 2012. If you have a favorite chili recipe we'll have a contest for that too.
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Join SVBC at our annual Bike to Work Day bag stuffing party as we prepare the thousands of bags that will be distributed to Energizer Stations throughout Santa Clara County. If you’ve attended in the past you know that stuffing a BTWD musette bag can be as fun and rewarding as receiving one at an Energizer Station.
As always, the bags will be filled with goodies and cycling information... read the whole note.
This update provided by Laura Smith of the Campbell BPAC. Thanks, Laura!
Campbell Avenue Portals Project: This ongoing project now has funding for the design phase. Bascially, the portals would go under Highway 17 where it crosses over Campbell Avenue. This would allow safer traveling along this portion of Campbell Avenue for pedestrians and bicyclists. (There are links on the City... read the whole note.
San José is master planning the Three Creeks Trail by conducting three community workshops in the upcoming months. The recently acquired one-mile corridor will link the Los Gatos Creek Trail to the future Guadalupe River Trail, with the intent of extending the trail system eastward to link to Highway 87 Bikeway and Coyote Creek. Participate in planning the trail system by joining the project... read the whole note.
Great Streets Rengstorff Park invites you to a bike tour on Saturday, March 2nd from 9:00 to 11:00 am!
Enjoy a leisurely morning ride and learn about how Rengstorff Park neighborhood streets are key assets to building stronger social ties, economic success, and a healthier community in Mountain View. You’ll travel approximately four miles, with stops along the way that highlight stories... read the whole note.
Join us for Let's Get Moving Silicon Valley—a gathering of residents, leaders, and activists interested in creating better-connected, affordable, and healthy communities throughout Santa Clara County. Click here to register now!
There will be a diverse assortment of workshop sessions. Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition will be on panels discussing both Safe Routes to School and Safe... read the whole note.
The Membership Advisory Committee makes recommendations that help the Board of Directors and the Executive Director increase the number of members and members' level of engagement in SVBC. Members are the lifeblood of SVBC - help us grow our movement! Your creative ideas and passion for bike riding are needed to build a stronger SVBC.
The committee meets on the second Tuesday evening of... read the whole note.
Building on the success of our San Mateo County, Palo Alto, and San José Local Teams, SVBC members in Mountain View have decided to to form their own team to help our advocacy efforts there. Join the team and bring your issues, projects, concerns, and favorite Mountain View cycling hot spots to this fun and friendly group meeting. Together, we can work with city leaders and Mountain View... read the whole note.
Yesterday morning, the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors agenda included a "Budget Workshop." For some time, SVBC has wanted to see the hiring of a countywide bicycle coordinator, so I went to the meeting to make this request. Here is what I said to the Board:
Good Morning President Horsley and members of the Board.
My name is Colin Heyne, I’m the Deputy Director of Silicon... read the whole note.