Bike-to-work programs picking up speed at Diamond Awards that showcase corporate traffic-busting commuter programs.

Illuminating a stellar effort in unraveling the region’s huge traffic knot, the Corporate Blue Diamond Award for 2010 was awarded Wednesday to the California Institute of Technology, the renowned research university in Pasadena. With a robust bike-to-work and to-school program that currently attracts some 600 participants, Caltech offers a wide [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Greg Raisman, via Flickr Nope, that’s not our Hollywood. That’s the Hollywood part of Portland, Oregon, the city with some serious cycling credentials. The cyclist is in a “bike box,” which the city has installed in several locations to try to eliminate collisions between cyclists and vehicles that [continue reading]

Video: 3rd Metro Bicycle Roundtable

The above video presents a short summary of some of the highlights of last Wednesday’s Bicycle Roundtable. Cyclists, advocates and other stakeholders gathered at Metro headquarters for the third Bicycle Roundtable to discuss various ways to make Metro more bike friendly. Here are a few notes from the meeting: Metro [continue reading]