Way to Go week with San Mateo County Health System

Way to Go week with San Mateo County Health System

May, aka Bike Month, was a busy one here at SVBC since it was not only Bike to Work Day but also many other activities and events that our partners put on to celebrate and encourage riding a bike. We were happy to participate in several events for San Mateo County...
SVBC goes to Sacramento

SVBC goes to Sacramento

Full bike racks in front of the state capitol building! California Bicycle Coalition Executive Director Dave Snyder pleased to see the California Department of Transportation repping bike month. May 21, 2014 marked the day after the conclusion of Climate Ride, as well...
Bike to Work Day was a blast!

Bike to Work Day was a blast!

Last Thursday, May 8, was my sixth Bike to Work Day here in Silicon Valley, and it definitely stood above the rest. It was a big deal – this was the 20th anniversary of the Bay-Area-wide Bike to Work Day! We counted more participants, gave away twice our usual...
Shopping by bike really registers

Shopping by bike really registers

As you may have heard, SVBC is sponsoring something called Bike to Shop Day. We were approached by our super volunteer (and blogger extraordinaire) Janet Lafleur with this wonderful idea. Bike to Work Day is great, she said, but why limit it to work commutes? People...

Action Alert: Take action to protect people who bike

Too many Californians have been injured on our streets or are mourning the death of a loved one due to distracted or negligent motorists. Protecting all people who ride bikes, walk, run, ride horses, scooter, skateboard, and work on California streets is vital to make...
Bike rides, bike safety, bike fun

Bike rides, bike safety, bike fun

Join SVBC’s Safe Routes to School team this Spring and Summer as we look to get more kids (and their parents) on bikes through interactive events and activities. Volunteering at these types of events is a great way to refresh your bicycling safety knowledge...