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.
Join the Healthy Communities Collaborative and explore how the various facets of the health of our cities – economic, environmental, and social – intersect. Their visionary speaker is Andrew Guzman, University of California, Berkeley. Guzman will present his new book, "Overheated: The Human Cost of Climate Change," which takes climate change out of the realm of scientific abstraction to... read the whole note.
LOCATION: Tarboosh, 837 Jefferson, Redwood City
TIME: 6:00-6:45PM Social Hour, Dinner 6:45-8:00PM General Meeting* 8:00-8:30PM Wrap-up and Networking
*Official meeting ends at 8:00 for those catching NB and SB trains ~8:15. No time-line for agenda items, but please observe General Meeting time.
AGENDA: 1) Introductions
2) Approval of March minutes; Margaret Pye,... read the whole note.
Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition, a 501(c)(3) non-profit promoting the bicycle for everyday use in Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties, seeks qualified individuals to apply for the position of Advocacy Coordinator.
The Advocacy Coordinator will support SVBC’s policy and advocacy work in both counties, and serve as primary advocacy staff in San Mateo County. This is a demanding but... read the whole note.
Meeting was held at Tarboosh in Redwood City
Chairperson: John Langbein Participants: Mike Harding, Steve Schmidt, Bob Page, Andrew Boone, Staff: Corinne Winter Guests: Warren Slocum, SMCo Supervisor; Cal Roper, Menlo Park Secretary: Mike Harding
Meeting began at 6:45 PM
1) Introductions were made..
2) There were no additions to the agenda.
3)... read the whole note.
Join leading community organizations and advocates in Sacramento and help ensure state policies and investments promote effective public transit, great walking and bicycling, and affordable homes. Together we will learn about the hottest issues from leaders like the Secretary of Business, Transportation and Housing Brian Kelly and Air Resources Board Chair Mary Nichols as well as leading... read the whole note.
SVBC members interested in the San Jose’s growing trail network (now at over 50 miles of off-street trails, as well as anyone interested in supporting trails across the South Bay may want to attend the upcoming Annual Meeting of SAVE OUR TRAILS.
There will be three interesting and well-informed speakers, all committed advocates of building out the trail network in San Jose: the Vice... read the whole note.
We all had a lovely time last night at our first-ever Volunteer Party and Chili Cook-off. There was chili (which was exceptional), there was cornbread (which was fantastic), and there was a gaggle of SVBC volunteers (who are also exceptional and fantastic). We staff members did our best to emulate our volunteers' typical grace under fire as we parked bikes and took on tabling duties.