Pedal through San José to Veggielution Community Farm and enjoy learning about organic agricultural techniques as well as bicycle maintenance.
It is a short 4 mile ride to the farm where everyone will have a chance to get their hands dirty. End time is approximate.
9:00 AM: Meet up at City Hall to gather cyclists. 9:30 AM: Hit the road to Veggielution. 10:15 AM: Arrive at... read the whole note.
The San Fernando Streetscape Improvement Project is under construction from Cahill Street in Diridon Station to 10th Street on the east side of San Jose State University. The City of San Jose obtained a $1.4m grant to for this project, which also includes improvements to street lights, street trees, sidewalks, ADA curb ramps, and crosswalks.
John Brazil, of the City's newly renamed... read the whole note.
Bay Area Bike Share launched today, and SVBC was there to help! As you might know, we've been working with Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) on and off since 2008 to implement a bike sharing program. VTA started a pilot program then morphed over time into the regional program that kicked off today. It was a big win for both of us.
Our role at today's festivities was that... read the whole note.
It’s San Jose Trail Count time again! Trail Count 2013 will take place on Wednesday, September 18, 2013. The City and volunteers will again be counting trail users between 7:00 AM and 7:00 PM at most counting locations. Please help by signing up for a 2 hour shift!
Counting Locations Guadalupe River Trail @ San Fernando: All Day Count Los Gatos Creek Trail @ Hamilton Avenue: All Day... read the whole note.
Join us to celebrate the launch of Bay Area Bike Share! This event will feature a press event and ceremonial flipping of the Bike Share switch, followed by an inaugural ride on the shiny new bikes! Only 50 bikes will be available for the ride - reserve yours by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling (408) 321-5684
San Jose staff will be presenting a refined design for the pedestrian bridge which will span across Los Gatos Creek (near Coe Avenue and Lonus Street) and seek input on design feature options. The meeting will start at 5:30. Attendees unable to arrive that earlier may arrive as late as 6:30. Staff will discuss the project with all attendees to ensure input is received. The meeting will... read the whole note.
While many kids around San José enjoyed their last days of summer freedom by watching television and playing video games, sixteen youth participants from the Alma Youth Center took part in a fun, sweat-inducing, environmental-stewardship-building summer biking program. For the second year in a row, SVBC returned to the Alma Youth Center to teach better bicycling as kids aged nine to fifteen... read the whole note.
The City of San José is pleased to announce that the San Fernando Street Enhanced Bikeway and Pedestrian Access Project will soon be under construction. The City and American Asphalt Repair and Resurfacing Company, Inc. are hosting a construction outreach meeting. Please attend so your questions regarding construction schedule, vehicular and pedestrian access, overall safety, traffic control,... read the whole note.
Join SVBC and our partners at the City of San José to cut the ribbon on the new green and buffered bike lanes on Hedding Street in San José. We'll hear from some of the leaders who are working to make our city more bike friendly, enjoy guided rides on the new lanes and through the neighborhood, and feast on treats from our local food trucks!
Here's the latest in San José trails from Trail Manager Yves Zsutty.Lower Guadalupe River Trail Construction
The Lower Guadalupe River Trail officially reopened on Saturday, April 20. About 50 people were in attendance, with representatives from the Guadalupe River Park Conservancy, City of San Jose, County, Water District and Cisco Systems to name a few. At that time, all pavement... read the whole note.