Interim Mayor Todd Gloria who won a Golden Gear Award last year in 2012

San Diego County Bicycle Coalition Announces Bicycling Heroes of 2013

Photo above: Interim Mayor Todd Gloria won a Golden Gear Award last year (2012) Golden Gear Awards recognize San Diego’s most noteworthy bicycling advocates and achievements on December 12 SAN DIEGO, December 4, 2013 – On Thursday, December 12, the San Diego County Bicycle Coalition, an organization advocating for and protecting the rights of all people who More Info »

IMAGE TAKEN FROM SAN DIEGO REGIONAL BIKE PLAN, RIDING TO 2050 - SANDAG

New Data Shows San Diego Becoming One Of America’s Most Bicycle Friendly Cities

Statistics from newly released American League of Bicycle report shows San Diego bicycle movement has momentum SAN DIEGO, November 19, 2013 – Bicycle-loving San Diego is more than an idea now – it’s a statistic. In a League of American Bicyclists report released this week, San Diego consistently ranks amongst the top American cities for bicycle commuters More Info »

Electric bicycles parked in Yangzhou's main street, Wenchang Lu. They are a very common way of transport in this city, in some areas almost outnumbering regular bicycles. - User Vmenkov, courtesy Wikipedia Commons

PEDAL POWER: TAKING E-BIKES MAINSTREAM

In developed countries, the automobile often represents the most desirable attributes of effective transportation: flexible, fast, and effortless. But is it the right choice for increasingly dense urban environments? Automobiles for personal transportation are a Pandora’s box—countries that once encouraged them now find it impossible to curtail their use, even as gridlock paralyzes city streets More Info »

San Diego #20 in Energy Efficiency

SAN DIEGO RANKS #20, IN SURVEY OF US ENERGY EFFICIENT CITIES

San Diego ranks #20 in a  report from the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy, with an overall score of 38.25. The top five cities were Boston (76.76), Portland (70), San Francisco (69.75), New York (69.75), and Seattle (65.25). The report compared what America’s 34 largest cities are doing to save energy and costs in five More Info »

HOW DO YOU WANT NORTH PARK RO CONNECT TO MID-CITY

HOW DO YOU WANT NORTH PARK TO CONNECT TO MID-CITY?

Tuesday, August 27 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. Queen Bee’s Cultural & Arts Center  3925 Ohio Street  San Diego, CA. 92104   Currently in its planning phases, SANDAG is preparing a regional bike project to connect the community of North Park to mid-city neighborhoods, passing through popular parks, schools, transit stops and community areas. Direction for the project More Info »

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VANMOOF 10 MAY BE THE SMARTEST BIKE ON THE MARKET

  Redefining is the catchword for our progressive bicycle landscape. It is not lip service. As part of that, companies are rapidly redefining bicycles, and consumers now have a grand wave of bicycles to choose from. Gliding over and around the entire globe has never before been so diversely accommodating. The electrifying Vanmoof “intelligent” bicycle, Vanmoof 10 More Info »

Cyclists along Santa Fe Street currently share the road with vehicular traffic and streetside parking.

ROSE CREEK BIKEWAY PROJECT UPDATE

The Rose Creek Bikeway Project is managed by the San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG). The project is part of the planned Coastal Rail Trail – a 40-mile system of multi-use paths extending from the City of Oceanside to Santa Fe Depot in Downtown San Diego. The project will improve an important connection between points to the north, such as More Info »

Image Credit: London Cycling Campaign

25% OF LONDON’S RUSH HOUR TRAFFIC VEHICLES ARE BIKES

(Editor’s Note: A growing World-wide trend San Diego needs to watch.) Cyclists account for more than 24% of the vehicles on the roads of London during the morning rush hour, according to the new data from Transport for London. That’s quite an impressive percentage…. Seems that there’s no longer any denying how mainstream bicycling has More Info »