Event Coordinator

Do you love overseeing all the fine details of a big event? What about three or four of them a year? If yes, you might be the perfect candidate for SVBC’s Event Coordinator! Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition (SVBC) is a non-profit membership-based organization that...
When Not to Push for Bike Lanes

When Not to Push for Bike Lanes

In 2015 at a convening of bike coalition executive directors from all across California, one of my counterparts said that if a community opposed a bike lane, they would stop their advocacy of that bike lane. I remember being shocked by that statement. How bizarre that...
How Did Bike to Work Day 2019 Go?

How Did Bike to Work Day 2019 Go?

It happened folks! Another Bike to Work Day for the books. This year marked the Bay Area’s 25th Annual Bike to Work Day, and it was awesome! With over 130 energizer stations in San Mateo and Santa Clara Counties, we met thousands of bicyclists on their way to work. We...
Thank You to All the Volunteers!

Thank You to All the Volunteers!

It’s that time of year again when our staff becomes even more thankful for all the help we get from our volunteers. We’re thankful for our volunteers all the time, but it becomes especially obvious how much we rely on you all around Bike to Work Day. If you were one...

Wheelie Home: Affordable Housing and Bikes

A non-riding friend of mine related to me a recent experience of riding along the Coyote Creek Trail. She said that she didn’t feel safe due to homeless people living there. I didn’t probe but it reminded me of this blog I wrote a while back on how this issue is...