New Contributor – Jung Gatoona

Hello Source readers, My name is Jung Gatoona. If you’ve been following this blog since its beginnings, you’ve probably seen my name a few times as I used to write about transit for a different blog, PlusMetro, which is no longer active. Brief introduction: I’m currently an intern at Metro [continue reading]

Technology + Bike = Secure Bike?

In a recent NPR – Marketplace story, travel writer Patrick Symmes talks about an experiment he’s conducting with bikes and GPS trackers — you see Symmes has had seven bikes stolen, and he’d had enough! In a lengthy write-up for Outside magazine, the journalist attaches GPS trackers to ‘bait’ bikes [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, via Flickr creative commons It’s Friday, meaning it’s almost play time. In that spirit, here’s a photo of the Bizz Johnson bike trail in Northern California — it runs for 25 miles from Susanville along an old rail right-of-way converted to a bike trail. To submit [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]