Crossroads: Bikes and Housing: Measure V

The Crossroads is a column that highlights the intersections of bike stuff and the rest of the world. In this column we’ll talk about today’s challenges, particularly those that are not overtly related to bicycling but are connected, can’t be ignored, and impact our...

Bike Champions at Stanford Research Park

Recently, SVBC sat down with Stanford Research Park TMA (transportation management association) to debrief about Bike to Work Day. We learned about many great programs they aggressively pursue to decrease SOV (single occupant vehicles) and wanted to share one in...

Quakes meet bikes

One of the services we provide here at SVBC is valet bike parking. SVBC does this because one of the top barriers to riding a bike for every day use is the fear of theft. Festivals, concerts, venues hire us to take your bike, watch over it while you play, and then...

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...