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500 Bike Share Members in San Mateo

500 Bike Share Members in San Mateo

In a win for bicycling advocates and supporters of a healthy community and environment, Bay Bikes, the City of San Mateo’s bike share program, now has 500+ members! The number surpasses the City’s and SVBC’s goal of 500 members during the program's first year of the...

Affordable Housing Meets the Bicycle

Affordable Housing Meets the Bicycle

Before landing my dream job running SVBC, I worked for 14 years as an advocate for affordable housing. In that role, I collaborated with affordable housing developers, an interesting and somewhat masochistic group of people. When I moved over to SVBC, many of these do-gooder developers followed me. At the same time, a new grant program came down from the State called the Affordable Housing Sustainable Communities (AHSC) grant program. This program was one more way of implementing the State’s landmark greenhouse gas reductions legislation, Assembly Bill 32, and its companion land use legislation, Senate Bill 375, by linking dollars for affordable housing with sustainability. What better way to create greener housing than to put the infrastructure and programs in place to encourage bicycling over driving?

SVBC’s New Year’s Resolutions

SVBC’s New Year’s Resolutions

It’s a new year and along with it, we have a new crop of New Year’s resolutions. Unlike many resolutions however, we here at SVBC take these seriously. Okay, truthfully, the boss calls these our goals or workplan. What do we plan to tackle this year? Oh, and if you...