San Jose announces Vision Zero program

San Jose announces Vision Zero program

Last Monday, May 4, the City of San José announced it is refocusing its annual traffic safety report and moving forward with a Vision Zero plan (PDF). The plan, signed on to by Department of Transportation Director Hans Larsen, Chief of Police Larry Esquivel, and...
Bike to Work Day Essentials

Bike to Work Day Essentials

This Thursday, tens of thousands of Bay Area residents will bike to work – some for the first time, some as part of their regular routine – for the 21st Annual Bike to Work Day, part of National Bike Month. The day and month offer a chance to see what Silicon Valley...
A First-Time Bike to Work Rider’s Experience + Resources

A First-Time Bike to Work Rider’s Experience + Resources

A new SVBC employee and bike rider; Stevens Creek Trail; a King along Monterey Road (photo credit: Lost San Jose) Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition and National Bike Month have transformed me from a reluctant, nervous rider of bikes in urban streets to a bike lover,...
State legislation update

State legislation update

Last week was California Bike Advocacy Day and I joined advocates from around the state to meet with your state assemblymembers and senators in Sacramento. We started the trip by getting briefed by California Bicycle Coalition on the important asks: Increase the...

Get a job: Cupertino Safe Routes to School Coordinator

Cupertino’s first Safe Routes to School Coordinator will help launch the City’s first Safe Routes to School Task Force Pilot Program in partnership with local School Districts and relevant stakeholders. This effort will formally ally the School Districts...