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The Roundabouts are coming (to Santa Cruz)!

Street Smarts note: The following guest post is about roundabouts, by Chris Schneiter, Assistant Director/City Engineer City of Santa Cruz Public Works History The Santa Cruz Beach and South of Laurel Comprehensive Area Plan recommended that the City consider the … Continue reading

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Verbalizing the things seen on the road while driving can increase focus, safety

Going on road trips or simply running errands with my mother behind the wheel of a car used to be such a white knuckle experience. She was always surprised by the things that happened on the road around her. And … Continue reading

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Ramona’s bicycle riding experience in Bike to Work’s Commuter Race

Here it is. My 36 minute ride, uncut, on a hybrid bicycle from downtown Santa Cruz to the Capitola Village. My ride was ┬áin participation with Bike to Work’s 22nd annual Bike Week celebration of healthy commuting options. The ride … Continue reading

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