Students, educators, youth leaders, and Safe Routes to School participants: On November 2nd, join SVBC and students from around the San Francisco Bay Area to discuss transportation issues in our communities. Share stories from events you’ve hosted at your school and discuss what changes have to be made to encourage transportation alternatives at your school.
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Bike Palo Alto is a free, family friendly event, no pre-registration necessary. Just bring your bike and helmet and be ready to have some fun! Start at El Carmelo School (Bryant & Loma Verde).
Event highlights:Did you know that Palo Alto has great bike routes to get you to nearly every destination, including places on El Camino that can be challenging? Learn tips on how to... read the whole note.
Join SVBC and our partners at the City of San José to cut the ribbon on the new green and buffered bike lanes on Hedding Street in San José. We'll hear from some of the leaders who are working to make our city more bike friendly, enjoy guided rides on the new lanes and through the neighborhood, and feast on treats from our local food trucks!
The Peninsula Jewish Community Center (PJCC) in Foster City is going “unplugged” with a performance that promises to be both entertaining and “green.” Global alternative band Rupa & The April Fishes is delivering their seamless blend of indie-roots-neoclassical-international sounds in a “green” concert that will be powered by volunteer bicyclists from the audience. Download the concert... read the whole note.
Come to a special presentation about the latest in bike travel and touring! Adventure Cycling's Executive Director Jim Sayer will be in San José to meet with members and other cycling friends; talk about great new projects like Bicycle Route 66, the new Idaho Hot Springs Mountain Bike Route, bike overnights, and the U.S. Bicycle Route System; and provide the latest news on bike touring. There... read the whole note.
At Health Happens in the Workplace, Silicon Valley Leadership Group members, the San Mateo County Spare the Air Resource Team, Employer Program and other partners will dive into the details of how successful companies are making it easy, fun and safe to bike, walk or take transit.
SVBC will lead an easy-paced bike ride from the Mountain View Caltrain Station to the event, at Microsoft,... read the whole note.
On Saturday, July 13th, join Breath California for the 22nd Annual Bike for Breath and make a difference in the continuous campaign for cleaner air and healthier lungs within communities across the Bay Area. There are a range of scenic routes for all ages & abilities, starting with a family friendly 10 or 18 mile ride, a newly added 30 mile ride, and a 50 or 62 mile ride for those who are... 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.
Fall has arrived and with it comes school festivals. The Santa Clara Safe Routes to School Team has been busy keeping students active in the dreary weather with stationary bike races. Sutter Elementary held their annual Sutterfest event on October 19th where 260 students raced, traveling roughly 30 miles. Haman’s Fall Festival was on October 26th with over 160 racers pedaling more than 25... read the whole note.
On Sunday, July 22nd, local cycling club Velo Girls presents the 7th edition of the Menlo Park Grand Prix presented by Mike’s Bikes. This criterium, held at Bohannon Park (Jefferson Drive) in Menlo Park, is a favorite with the racers and spectators. There are 11 competitive events throughout the day, starting at 7:30am and running through 6:00pm.
With a full day of racing action, the... read the whole note.