Attendees enjoyed the VIP treatment.
SVBC hosted its Third Annual Dinner last Thurday, November 3, at the Decathlon Club in Santa Clara. The event was great – guests had a blast, got to hear some great speakers, scored some amazing deals in our silent and live auctions, and got to meet fellow members of the South Bay and Peninsula cycling... read the whole note.
If you missed Park(ing) Day 2010, you missed some great conversions of street parking into inviting public spaces. Not to worry! SVBC was there (with a Park(ing) Spot of our own) to check out the asphalt alterations and report back.
SVBCers chillax with the Happening Couch.
Couches, tables and chairs, potted plants, hammocks, and sod... read the whole note.
Volunteers wait to turn in front of a gas station. The irony was palpable.
Over 20 volunteers came out to Willow Glen this past Saturday to pack up and haul the contents of the SVBC office across town to our new home at 1922 The Alameda. Trailers, panniers, racks, packs, and even a converted hand dolly were put to use carrying the organization's office supplies and... read the whole note.
Do you want to help Redwood City become more bike-friendly? Join the new RWC workgroup!
SVBC is forming a working group to work with Redwood City staff to provide input on bicycle-related projects. The workgroup is being formed primarily due to financial difficulties in Redwood City which have delayed institution of their Complete Streets Commission, which would normally provide input... read the whole note.
Become an SVBC member and enter for a chance to win a $1,000 Specialized Bicycle through Calmar Bikes!Jun 02, 2010
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If you're a fan of bike lanes, bike boulevards, bikes on transit, Bike to Work Week, and other bicycle-centric street designs, transportation alternatives, and events, then you are a fan of the Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition. We are the voice for cyclists in Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties, here to make riding... read the whole note.
The crowds brought downtown to life on a Saturday afternoon.
The Mattson Technology ViaVelo was a fun day in the sun for everyone. An estimated 3-5 thousand people came out to downtown San José on Saturday to enjoy the thrill of car-free streets.
County Supervisor Ken Yeager joined in the fun. The event was the perfect Saturday activity for families. The Santa Clara County Parks... read the whole note.
The poster for ViaVelo has been finalized! Isn't it enchanting?
If you're not yet familiar with ViaVelo, check out the webpage at http://bikesiliconvalley.org/mattson-viavelo2010. Show up to have fun, volunteer, or promote your green organization. It's urban free-wheelin' fun!
Wow, the San José Cycling Classic is going to be a huge undertaking this year. The week-long celebration of all things cycle related has something for everyone - families, racers, weekend warriors, commuters, and casual pedalers. Let's let the City of San José sum it all up:
The San José Cycling Classic will be held May 15-20 throughout San Jose in conjuction with the upcoming Amgen... read the whole note.
No, silly, I don't mean that you should spread infection! I'm referring to the new interweb phenomenon known as the Facebook. The Mattson Technology ViaVelo now has a Facebook event page to let people know all about the awesomeness that will soon overtake downtown San José. Check out the new page and then spread it to all your friends as you would cheer, happiness, or mononucleosis.
The Employer Toolkit Stuffing Party held at Palo Alto Bicycles on Tuesday, March 30 was a complete success! During 2½ hours of fun, 12 amazing volunteers helped stuff close to 800 envelopes with Bike to Work Day (BTWD) information that will be sent out to as many Silicon Valley companies.
The remarkable job of our volunteers helps us raise awareness of not just BTWD, but bicycling for... read the whole note.