Bike share continues to morph

The Sacramento region continues to move towards the launch of bike share operations, but the process has not been smooth or without surprises (hint: get ready for shared e-scooters). We have a strong interest in the potential of bike share…

City seeks input on investments, safety

Starting next week, the City of Sacramento will host four community workshops to present its draft plan for implementing the recently updated Bicycle Master Plan. The workshops will also include the City’s draft Vision Zero action plan for preventing severe…

Hearing on stop-as-yield bill postponed

  UPDATE: As of 5:42 PM Friday, 1/5/18, we heard from the office of AB 1103 author Assemblymember Jay Obernolte that the bill won’t be heard on Monday, due to continued opposition among the majority of Assembly Transportation Committe members.…

Gas tax hike to fund road repairs

Tomorrow the state tax on gasoline will go up by 12 cents, the first increase in 23 years. Over the next 10 years, the tax increase, along with increases in other fuel-related taxes and fees, will generate $54 billion for…

More bikes on more of the ARP

The Sacramento County Recreation and Parks Commission has given its final approval for implementation of the off-paved path cycling pilot in the Woodlake and Cal Expo areas of the American River Parkway near downtown Sacramento. The 3-year pilot program will…

SABA supports Measure B

Measure B on the Nov. 8 ballot can help fix Sacramento County’s most hazardous streets for people on bikes. SABA supports Measure B and urges a YES vote. On Nov. 2, 2015, bicyclist Margaret Bengs was fatally injured on Fair…

Freeport bike lane project begins

For many years the trip along Freeport Blvd. for students riding bikes to and from C.K McClatchy High School and Sacramento City College involved the choice between riding with fast-moving cars, trucks and buses or riding in the gutter to…

Vision Zero

A growing number of cities in the U.S. and in Europe – including Sacramento – have embraced Vision Zero, an approach to planning safety improvements conceived in Sweden in the late 1990s that sets the goal of preventing severe injuries…

Carlson Corridor

The Carlson Corridor — where Carlson Drive intersects with H & J streets in East Sacramento — is the interface between the older traditional neighborhood grid of East Sacramento and newer suburban Sacramento east of the American River. It’s a…