The Santa Clara County Spare the Air Resource Team, a project of the Bay Area Air Quality Management District, is conducting a survey of Bay Area commuters in order to learn how commuters use (or don't use) commute time -- perhaps commuters work during the commute, read, or do something else entirely. Gathering this information will assist us in raising awareness about the quality of life... read the whole note.
A recent poll by Stanford's Parking and Transportation Services Department shows that 52 percent of the university's employees choose some sort of alternative transportation, such as cycling or public transportation.
From the Stanford Report:
"Reaching the point where more than half of the university's commuting employees chose alternative transportation instead of driving... read the whole note.
Three graduate students are compiling a best practices report on urban cycling by comparing three cities: San Luis Obispo, Davis, and Palo Alto. If you live or work in Palo Alto, or just ride your bike though there frequently, they would appreciate your input. The project is a collaboration between the Mineta Institute, Cal Poly SLO, and San José State University. An explanatory flier is... read the whole note.
Do you live, work, or ride your bike in the City of San Mateo? The City of San Mateo is developing a Citywide Bikeways Master Plan. The purpose of the plan is to develop safe and convenient bike routes, to develop encouragement and educational programs, and to encourage bicycling for a better environment.
The City wants you to share your thoughts! Please take a few minutes to visit the... read the whole note.