Sacramento’s first open street event* took place on Sunday, Sunday Street on Broadway.   Broadway was closed to cars and open to people from 8 to noon. The route was on Broadway from Riverside east to 26th St, jogged down to 2nd Ave, and then ended again at Broadway. People were wondering how this would […]

Why did passenger train nearly derail? Elected officials want answers. (SacBee 2017-05-20) Bike share starts in Sacramento. See where you can get one. (SacBee 2017-05-18) See where Sacramento bicyclists are hit by cars most often (SacBee 2017-05-18) All San Franciscans can walk to a park in 10 minutes. For Sacramentans, it depends. (SacBee 2017-05-18) Experience a […]

Today is the second day of the Tower Bridge Bike Share Preview. I took four trips yesterday, three from hub to hub, and one picking up an out-of-bike bike. And two early morning trips today, both to move out-of-hub bikes. These two bikes were parked at a rack at the other end of the block […]

The SoBi (Social Bicycles) bike share system in Sacramento is about to launch.  The bike racks have shown up on the ground, and just yesterday, on the map. SoBi is a kiosk-less system, unlike, for example, Bay Area Bike Share in which bikes can only be checked out from and returned to kiosks with racks […]

Restaurants and lofts have enlivened this corridor. A state parking garage may come next. (SacBee 2017-05-12); I thought the headline was facetious, but it is not; I can think of no better way to kill off an enlivened area than more parking garages and more state buildings California’s self-driving cars are rolling – and sometimes crashing […]

I have a subscription to the SacBee online, which is what I use to gather and post the news summary items. I just clicked on an article of interest, which opened up an advertisement for a game app. That in itself is not unusual, but the ad in turn opened the Apple App Store to […]

Homeless pit bull attack leaves cyclist ‘bleeding like a stuck pig’ on popular parkway (SacBee 2017-05-06) Sacramento’s growing faster than it has in years, but not too fast, economist (SacBee 2017-05-06) Sacramento public housing residents just got free Zipcars (SacBee 2017-05-06) Racial profiling is real, and this is the only way to stop it (SacBee […]