This information from the City of Sacramento via email. We have added and updated upcoming outreach events for the Vision Zero Top 5 Corridors. Join us to learn more about the Vision Zero Top 5 Corridors Study and share your experience biking, walking and driving along these streetsĀ at one of the following events:   Date […]

Jibe (formerly North Natomas TMA) and partners are offering two Traffic Skills 101 workshops, in December and January. Though the workshops are schedule to train new instructors for the Jibe Project Ride Smart program that teaches bicycling skills and safety in schools, they are open to others. Traffic Skills is a League of American Bicyclists […]

Applicable to the City of Sacramento, but also to any urbanized area: Any block on which parking capacity regularly fills on any day of the week and any time of day should charge parking fees. The price of parking should be managed so as to always have at least one free space per block (the […]

I learned from a JUMP field staff how to deal with U-bars that won’t insert. Just move the rear wheel a bit, and it will go in. The U-bar is hitting the spokes, so rotating the rear wheel removes the block. This happens particularly with the charging rack, since with the front wheel locked into […]

The signal at J Street and 13th Street in downtown Sacramento (shown at right) does not work well for pedestrians. The signal cycle is long, even compared to other signals on J Street, so the wait for pedestrians is quite long. I have seen the signal cycle skip both pedestrian crossings and vehicle crossings a […]

Part two of posts about O Street activation, but also of more general applicability. See also my related postĀ No more pure office buildings downtown. The activation of O Street under the CADA-led ‘Envision O Street: A Community Planning Process to Transform the Streetscape‘ effort will be only partially successful unless there are a lot more […]