Gil Peñalosa, the former Commissioner of Parks, Sports, and Recreation for the City of Bogotá, Colombia, has led the effort to create one of the most successful and celebrated parks and recreation systems in the world. He has effectively initiated the “new Cicolvia” – car-free Sundays – where over 1.3 million people come out weekly to walk, run, skate and bike along 121 kilometers of Bogotá’s... read the whole note.
This team works on advocacy, outreach, and fun in Palo Alto and surrounding area. If you ride in, around, or through Palo Alto, Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, East Palo Alto, Menlo Park, Atherton, or Mountain View, this meeting is the perfect place for you to meet your neighbors who ride bikes and care about issues that affect two-wheeled travelers.
Join the online discussion about Palo... read the whole note.
UPDATE 4/12: Please see the new location for this meeting, below.
Come join us and participate in bicycle advocacy in Palo Alto and the surrounding communities!
This group, a grassroots collection of advocates that reports to the SVBC Policy Advisory Committee, meets the second Thursday of each month to discuss bike issues and events in and around Palo Alto. Learn about the... read the whole note.
You are invited to attend a presentation of the draft plan report for the Palo Alto Rail Corridor Study. The plan articulates the collective community vision for a revitalized corridor with neighborhood centers and improved circulation and connectivity. Your input and involvement at this second community workshop are very important for the success of this effort.
The meeting will be... read the whole note.
If you would like to get involved in bicycle advocacy in your area, consider attending a meeting of one of our local teams. Come join us to meet your cycling neighbors and get involved in local bike advocacy! Policy suggestions from the local teams will be submitted to the SVBC Policy Advisory Committee and help shape our advocacy efforts. We'll also plan for fun events and work on strategies... read the whole note.
Join your fellow Palo Alto pedalers at this meeting that focuses on local events and advocacy issues. If you ride a bike in, around, through, or near Palo Alto (i.e., Los Altos, Mountain View, Menlo Park, etc.), head to this meeting of the minds to coordinate with your bike-friendly peers!
UPDATE: The dinner portion of tonight's meeting has been cancelled. Please join us at 7:00 pm for the regular meeting.
Come join us and participate in bicycle advocacy in Palo Alto and the surrounding communities.
This group, a grassroots collection of advocates that reports to the SVBC Policy Advisory Committee, meets the second Thursday of each month to discuss bike issues and... read the whole note.
Tour de Cure was an amazing success last weekend thanks to you. The HP campus was taken over on Sunday by brightly colored lycra clad cyclists on a mission to raise money for the American Diabetes Association. There were as many reasons to ride as there were riders.
Some rode in memory of a loved one who died from diabetes, others rode to show support for friends and family, but all... 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.