Tuscany bicycling adventures

For my vacation this summer, I am–FINALLY–cycling in Tuscany, Italy, and an area in north Lazio known as Tuscania. I have stayed in some interesting places–a farm practicing sustainable farming and olive oil production (they sell to tony New York...

RSST strategic plan unveiled

The collaborative Roadway Safety Solutions Team (RSST), part of our Vision Zero initiative, recently adopted its two-year strategic plan. The work of the collaborative will focus on the following areas–with the first two being the primary focal areas: 1....

320 glorious miles

A couple of weeks ago I went on my first multi-day supported ride–the Climate Ride–320 miles down the northern California coastline from Fortuna to San Francisco. What an amazing experience! We rode through the giant redwoods and along a beautiful...

Chip seal on Highway 35

Last Friday, SVBC hosted a meeting with local advocates and Caltrans representatives to discuss the recent chip seal maintenance job on Highway 35. SVBC heard from a number of our members that the riding experience on Highway 35 had been significantly degraded as a...