Bicycling

The Sacramento Bee
Urban cycling spurs Sacramento area entrepreneurs to clothe, accessorize riders

Urban cycling spurs Sacramento area entrepreneurs to clothe, accessorize riders

Amanda Carroll does some hand-stitching on a garment in her Sacramento shop.We're still no bike-saturated Amsterdam or even bike-crazed Portland, but the bicycle has become a much more prominent option for folks in and around Sacramento. Mor...

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Bee story about local bike culture inspiring entrepreneurs

Dec 8, 2011
Bee story about local bike culture inspiring entrepreneurs

Great story in today’s Sacramento Bee by Blair Robertson titled, “Cycle of Creativity.” In it, Robertson explains how the growth of Sacramento’s bike culture has inspired local folks to create new products. He talks to people like Amanda Carroll who …

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Frosty morning commute

Dec 6, 2011
Frosty morning commute

Freezing temperatures dropped in on Sacramento this morning. Today will be sunny and clear but more cold nights are on the way. See Bill Lindelof’s weather story at sacbee.com Frost covers the railing on an observation deck in Miller Park …

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Does the GOP hate bicycles?

Dec 5, 2011
Does the GOP hate bicycles?

A friend forwarded me this Mother Jones article that sums up the debate in Washington about funding for bicycle-friendly transportation projects.

The Sacramento Bee
West Sac Gateway completed

Dec 4, 2011
West Sac Gateway completed

This week, city leaders celebrated the completion of a $13 million project to transform a freeway segment into a landscaped boulevard with sidewalks and bike lanes. The Tower Bridge Gateway, shown here looking east toward Tower Bridge, reflects a ...

The Sacramento Bee
West Sac Gateway completed

West Sac Gateway completed

The Tower Bridge Gateway, shown here looking east toward Tower Bridge, reflects a major shift in U.S. transportation planning. Cities have eliminated freeways and transformed them into urban thoroughfares that, like Tower Bridge Gateway, have tre...

The Sacramento Bee
CHP launches effort promoting bicycle, pedestrian safety

Dec 4, 2011

The California Highway Patrol has launched a 10-month campaign to promote pedestrian and bicycle safety in north Sacramento County.

The Sacramento Bee
CHP launches effort promoting bicycle, pedestrian safety

The California Highway Patrol has launched a 10-month campaign to promote pedestrian and bicycle safety in north Sacramento County. As part of the grant-funded Traffic Safety Corridor project, officers will conduct a public awareness campaign in sc...

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Now that’s a lot of porta-potties

Dec 3, 2011
Now that’s a lot of porta-potties

Tomorrow is the California International Marathon. My ride today went past the location of the start of the race on Auburn-Folsom Road. I’m not sure I’ve ever seen so many porta-potties. Sure enough, when I checked later, the CIM folks …

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Weekend weather – cool, clear and relatively calm

Dec 2, 2011
Weekend weather – cool, clear and relatively calm

There are still a few leaves remaining on the trees after a windy couple of days. It looks like we’re in store for a great weekend. See Mark Glover’s weather story in The Bee for more details.

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