The Silicon Valley Tour de Cure is a fundraising cycling event taking place in Palo Alto to benefit the American Diabetes Association. They are expecting over 1,500 riders who will need a place to park their bikes while they relax after the ride.
We need many volunteers! Volunteer bike parking shifts are a couple hours and include a FREE lunch at the event from the America Diabetes... read the whole note.
Jill Quindiagan was not a frequent bike rider until she partook in a century ride in 2011. She completed the ride, despite the fact that she had only “trained” by joining a few monthly social rides. She realized that if she could ride 100 miles on her bike, she had the confidence to ride wherever she wanted or needed to around Silicon Valley. She was further inspired to embrace the bicycle for... read the whole note.
A request from San José's Department of Parks, Recreation, and Neighborhood Services:
With completion of the Lower Guadalupe River Trail paving project, City staff seeks to document travel time improvements for regular or new commuters along the 6.7-mile paved trail extension to the Guadalupe River Park. The data collected will be kept confidential. We seek to represent the overall... read the whole note.
Are you concerned about how climate change affects your community's health? If you are a community leader or help to improve the health of your community, you are encourage to join a focus group discussion in San José on climate change and health in your community. Share you thoughts about climate change and health!
The focus group will last about 90 minutes. You will receive a $40 gift... read the whole note.
On a recent ride from San José to a meeting in Palo Alto, I was checking out the different facilities in each city along the way. Every city has distinctive signage and street markings; It's really fascinating. I found myself thinking that it would be wonderful to have a better understanding of the actual conditions on the ground--so to speak--in all of the communities that SVBC serves.... read the whole note.
The City of Sunnyvale, in cooperation with Caltrans, is proposing to rehabilitate the Fair Oaks Bride to upgrade the integrity of the structure and widen the bridge to accommodate improved pedestrian and bicycle facilities. In addition to general bridge rehabilitation and widening, the project will include intersection improvements where the bridge touches down at Kifer Road and at Evelyn... read the whole note.
The City of San José DOT will be hosting a public workshop on planned enhancements to the existing River Oaks Parkway bike lanes. The meeting will be at VTA's offices.
Agenda: 1. Sign-in 2. Project Overview Review 3. Project Update and Schedule 4. Question and Answer 5. Adjournment
Send your questions to John Brazil at: email@example.com 408-975-3206
Discover how easy and enjoyable it can be to spend more time on your bike! Stop by REI Mountain View for a fun afternoon of cycling for the whole family. Whether you are new to cycling or already enjoy it, come get inspired to get out and ride with comfort and confidence. Visit vendor booths and attend bike clinics throughout the day, and learn lots of useful riding tips and more from their... read the whole note.
Where: Palo Alto Pizza, 2450 Park Blvd, Palo Alto When: Thursday, April 11 at 6:00 pm
Agenda: 6:00 pm - Social Half Hour - eat, drink, chat 6:30 pm - Introductions 6:35 pm - Changes/Additions to Agenda 6:40 pm - SVBC staff report - Colin Heyne 6:50 pm - PABAC member report - David Coale?
7:00 pm - Bike/Ped Plan Implementation - Andrew Boone - summary of what's been achieved... 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.