One of our super volunteers, Candice, organized another fun community ride for SVBC on November 30th. Her recap of the Day by the Bay ride is below.
Thirty cyclists pulled out from the Mountain View Caltrain station and headed for San Francisco Bay. It was a glorious day. Lots of sun. Lots of smiles. Some acquaintances that would become new cycling buddies. And not single flat tire... read the whole note.
Please visit https://svbc-day-by-the-bay.eventbrite.com/ to register for this event
Pedal along San Francisco Bay on a beautiful paved and flat trail. Great for experienced cyclists and beginners.
10-mile and 20-mile options are available. End time is approximate. Paper tickets are not necessary, just register here to get on our RSVP list.
Take your bike on Caltrain! Meet... read the whole note.
There is a open comment period regarding the design of a new section of the Bay Trail on a new levee area in Alviso. You can learn more about the Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge Comprehensive Conservation Plan, and leave comments, at http://www.fws.gov/cno/refuges/DonEdwards/DonEdwards.cfm. There are some concerns about how the design will affect cyclists and advocates... read the whole note.
I just got back from a meeting of the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors, where I spoke in favor of two bike/pedestrian infrastructure projects that would benefit significantly if approved to be funded through decade-old mitigation money from Stanford. As is often the case, the outcome was mixed, but mostly positive.
Initially, Board President Shirakawa had proposed an indefinite... read the whole note.
I'd like to thank the SVBC members who attended Liz Kniss' press event this morning, where she officially announced a proposal to invest $5 million in the Adobe Creek Bicycle/Pedestrian Bridge over Highway 101 in Palo Alto and $3 million in the Dumbarton link to the Bay Trail in East Palo Alto (a project SVBC advocates have been working on in conjunction with our Facebook campaign).
The... read the whole note.