News, Links, and Other Views

City of San Diego

  • The approaching implementation of San Diego’s bike share stations gets La Jolla thinking about where bikes fit on their streets.
  • More information about Uptown Planners decision to represent “businesses and everybody else” and postpone voting on the Uptown Regional Bike Corridor Project.
  • Tour de Fat will take place in Balboa Park on September 28th.  All proceeds will go to the San Diego Bicycle Coalition and the San Diego Mountain Biking Association.

San Diego Region


  • An article about the trend-setting bike infrastructure developments in Washington DC.
  • Students at Purdue, University of North Carolina, Rutgers, and Syracuse call for improved bike infrastructure.
  • A business trip to Copenhagen caused one cyclist to realize that protected bike lanes are good for everyone.
  • The Federal Highway Administration has decided to urge transportation engineers to start using NACTO (National Association of City Transportation Officials) guidelines when designing bicycle facilities.
  • A temporary protected bikeway was installed on the Embarcadero in San Francisco.
  • The bike path on San Francisco’s new Bay Bridge has become one of the city’s hottest attractions.
  • Sheboygan is looking for help naming its new rails-to-trails bike path.
  • CEQA reform took a dramatic last minute turn and, pending Gov. Brown’s signature, reform of some sort may soon be a reality.
  • Also awaiting Gov. Brown’s signature is the 3-foot passing law, the L.A. Times wonders if the 5th time will be the charm.
  • New York’s Citi Bike has motivated some adults to finally learn how to ride.
  • More bicycles than cars were sold in Spain in 2012.