Category Archives: Bike Week

Roads could be slow & go this week for projects, Bike Week

Drivers countywide will have to pay extra attention to the roads and their travel routes this week as several events, including a sewer project, highway work and Bike Week, take to the streets. First, in Santa Cruz, the city will … Continue reading

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Bike to Work/ School Day

Thousands of people countywide are expected to ditch their motor vehicles and participate in Ecology Action’s Fall 2104 Bike to Work/School Day Thursday, Oct. 2. Besides doing it for the benefit of their health and to improve air quality, participants … Continue reading

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Bike to Work/School Day is Thursday

Thursday, May 8 is Bike to Work/School Day. As part of Ecology Action’s 27th annual Bike Week events, breakfast sites will be set up countywide for adults and children alike on their bicycle commute to work and/or school. Drivers, please … Continue reading

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Neighborhood addresses speeders head on

Dear Street Smarts, Q: Recently, during a bicycle tour from Ventura north to San Francisco, I was passing through Rio del Mar. While riding on Rio del Mar Boulevard, I observed a significant number of hand made signs which indicated … Continue reading

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Soquel grandma expressed concern for young cycling participants

Dear Street Smarts, Q: This mother of four and grandmother of four is daily appalled at the sight of mothers on bicycles, pulling their tiny passengers in flimsy little carts on busy streets. These children are so vulnerable, one can … Continue reading

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Improvements coming to River Street parking garage entrance, exits

Dear Street Smarts, Q: When trying to enter the Santa Cruz Lot No. 10 – the River/Front street garage – lately, with the new ticket machines and gates in place but not yet operational, I found it almost impossible to … Continue reading

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Bike Week Festivities kick off today at the MAH

The 26th annual Bike Week kicks off at 5 p.m. today with First Friday at the Museum of Art & History, 705 Front St., Santa Cruz. (map) Attendees are encouraged to ride their bikes to First Friday for participatory events, … Continue reading

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