Messy, Fun Democracy! Better Bikeways in San Jose

As someone who has been involved in land use planning for two decades now, one thing holds true regardless of the project type. Working with the community is often a no-win situation. No matter how hard you try, how sincere your efforts are to make sure folks have...

Google Town San Jose

Google has been on a real estate purchasing spree in San Jose, buying up properties proximate to the Diridon Station. Their intent is to eventually build another hub of Google offices. The large number of new employees and development would undoubtedly change the...

Page Mill/280: It’s still not built

Many of you recall the tragic bike fatality of Jeff Donnelly two and a half years ago at the dangerous intersection of Page Mill and 280. At the time, SVBC worked to get the relevant public agencies to prioritize increased safety for this complicated intersection. We...

“B” is for Bike in BCOY

What does BCOY stand for? Every year we ask you, dear readers, to nominate a Bicycle Commuter of the Year. We ask you to tell us who amongst the folks you know is worthy of being named the year’s BCOY. This year you responded with 60+ submissions. And here’s why we’re...

The New and Improved…BTWD Challenge!

Bike to Work Month Team Bike Challenge (TBC) has been revamped! Originally created by former Bay Area Bicycle Coalition Executive Director, Andrew Casteel, TBC was intended to gamify bicycling. Through TBC folks logged their miles during bike month and competed...