TransForm and the Safe Routes to School National Partnership are kicking off a powerful new collaboration of advocates like you, health professionals, and planning experts: the Healthy Transportation Network. The Network's goal is to shape big, pivotal transportation decisions in the Bay Area so they yield healthy outcomes for all.
They want you to join the Network!
Get plugged... read the whole note.
You probably noticed the re-do of our website. It is still a work in progress, causing us all various degrees of frustration, including for our web developer, who is working hard to get it finished. It is going to be great when it is finished. In addition to the redesign, which is a lot in itself, we moved to a new host. This will be better in the long run, as our former long-time host... read the whole note.
This timely blog just in from SVBC Board of Directors member Ian Dewar. Listen up and act fast!
The Future of transportation is here… and it does not look good for cyclists.
On Thursday Feb 2nd, the House Transportation committee will take the first vote on the new transportation bill called the American Energy and Infrastructure Jobs Act. This bill shockingly eliminates all... read the whole note.
As part of our mission to get more people on bikes, SVBC feels it is extremely important that everyone knows how to ride a bike safely. Our education efforts teach children and adults safe-riding skills that help them get around confidently by bike.
Through our Safe Routes to School programs, we prepare young students with the safety knowledge they need to stay healthy and active by... read the whole note.
Our friends at the Safe Routes to School National Partnership are looking to California bicycle advocates to help them in their fight to keep biking and walking funded at the federal level. They need your help!
Next Thursday, February 2, the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee will vote on the House transportation bill, which will eliminate crucial funds for bicycling... read the whole note.
SVBC is engaged in a Safe Routes to Schools program in East Palo Alto. We are working with the Ravenswood City School District and the San Mateo County Office of Education to implement a program that will enhance safety and encourage kids to walk and bike to school.
This week we had a SR2S Task Force meeting with community leaders in East Palo Alto. The support for the program was... read the whole note.
I must admit that after having the last two weeks off work, it was a bit difficult getting up to the sound of an alarm in the morning once again. During my two weeks off I did a lot of eating and nothing. Now that I am back to work, I must also go back to school.
On my first day back, we met with the principal and teachers at a City of Santa Clara school (one of seven) where Safe... read the whole note.
As you all may have heard, we are extremely excited about partnering with the San Mateo County Office of Education to implement Safe Routes to School programs at eleven schools in East Palo Alto’s Ravenswood City School District. The program will focus on promoting safety for all students and parents while they travel to and from school, whether they’re walking, bicycling or driving. But of... read the whole note.