The City of San Mateo is looking for a few good volunteers to help them count bikes.
The 2013 counts are coming up in September and we need your help! Last year, volunteers partnered with city staff to document walking and bicycling activity. This information helps us understand how and where to make improvements for the convenience, comfort, and safety pedestrians and cyclists in San... read the whole note.
Maker Faire is a gigantic exhibition of do-it-yourself crafting, building, and exploring in San Mateo. Those who arrive to the Faire by bike get free valet bike parking plus a patch and you don't have to park out in the boonies. Cycling is a very popular way to get to the Faire. SVBC has been providing valet bike parking for the last few years, and 2013 will be no exception.
We need... read the whole note.
Well, this is horrific:
Witnesses called police around 3:45 p.m. Sunday to report that a gold-color pickup was trying to run down the boys near Fourth Avenue and Grant Street. One of the youths had to jump off his bike to avoid being hit, and when he did, the driver ran over the bike and onto the sidewalk, said police Sgt. Dave Norris.
Read more at http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin... read the whole note.
Carlos and I had a very interesting meeting with C/CAG this morning to discuss some of our ideas about San Mateo County. We have researched other counties (Santa Clara, Marin, and Alameda) with respects to their bicycle planning and have compiled some best practices, which include:Composition and charter of the bicycle and pedestrian advisory committee (B/PAC) The establishment of a... read the whole note.