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...
Pedalpalooza!

Pedalpalooza!

Photo credits: Lloyd Cha From the moment you take that first turn of your pedals, you become part of a social movement – your bike, unlike a car, is not a metal box that cuts you off from the world around you. As you ride your bike, you can greet fellow bikers and...
Why Do You Attend Bike Summit?

Why Do You Attend Bike Summit?

As you surely know, Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition’s 8th Annual Bike Summit is right around the corner! We’ll be hosting conversations about new mobility, active transportation, and the connections between bicycle advocacy and other forms of social justice. Did any...

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...