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January 18, 2013
California Transportation Commission Bimla Rhinehart, Executive Director
Malcolm Dougherty, Director and Bijan Sartipi, District 4 Director Caltrans
Re: Chip seal resurfacing on State Highways
Dear Commissioners, Ms. Rhinehart, Mr. Dougherty, and Mr. Sartipi:
Highway 35 was recently... read the whole note.
The following recommendations have been provided by our supporters at the Law Office of Daniel H. Rose.
The Law Office of Daniel H. Rose strongly recommends to all California bicyclists that they purchase, as part of their car or motorcycle insurance policy, high limits of uninsured motorist (UM) coverage in case they are ever injured by a motorist.
Sadly, it is often the case... read the whole note.
Visit these online resources for information about bicyclists and the law:The San Francisco Bicycle Coalition’s Bike Law 101 page. The California Driver's Handbook, which contains laws for all users of the road The League of American Bicyclist’s page on national bicycle law. The California Bicycle Coalition’s page on legislation in California that impacts bicyclists. Bicycle-friendly... read the whole note.
The Bicycle Exchange program of Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition is pleased to announce the delivery of a record 600 bicycles to non-profit organizations throughout San Mateo and Santa Clara counties in 2012.
The Bicycle Exchange, an all-volunteer program in Mountain View, CA, repairs donated used bicycles at their semi-monthly workdays and donates the finished bicycles to more than a... read the whole note.
Please join Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition and Stanford Hospital & Clinics for an in-depth discussion on ways that governments, law enforcement, and advocates can work together to create safe, welcoming environments for bicyclists.
This community-building annual event will take place on February 26, from 11:45 to 4:30, in the Schultz Cultural Arts Hall at the Oshman Family Jewish... read the whole note.
Do you want to see a thriving do-it-yourself community bicycle workshop in downtown San José? Have you heard of our newly sponsored program, which provides on-the-ground support for bicyclists with free tune-ups and skill shares, and empowers riders to take charge of bicycle maintenance? Do you want to join forces and give something this holiday season to help build this gift to the bicycling... read the whole note.
Click here to download SVBC's 2010 990 tax form. (PDF, 1 MB)
Click here to download SVBC's 2011 990 tax form. (PDF, 2.5 MB)
Within the next few months, the Lower Guadalupe River Trail project will be fully paved. The project extends existing paved trails through the downtown, and will offer a 9 mile off-street commute and recreational route linking downtown to the San Francisco Bay.
San Jose Trail Program staff believes that the improved trail surface will reduce travel time, increase usage and frequency of... read the whole note.
Meeting was held at Sabor Colibri in Redwood City
Chairperson: John Langbein Participants: Mike Harding, Adina Levin, Karen Davis, Bob Cronin, Steve Schmidt, Bob Page, Margaret Pye Staff: Colin Heyne Guests: Brad Baker Secretary: Mike Harding
Meeting began at 6:45 PM
1) Introductions were made. 2) Mike Harding will take minutes. 3) Minutes of the July meeting were... read the whole note.