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...
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...