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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…..

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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 insurmountable opposition among the majority of Assembly Transportation Committe members. Rather…..

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SABA’s year in review

SABA works in three main areas — advocacy, technical assistance and community engagement — to help create the conditions that enable more people to confidently choose a bike as safe, convenient everyday transportation. Here are the highlights from 2017: Advocacy…..

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Bridge closes for 5 months without detour for bikes

Bridge repair project closes only Natomas-Downtown bike route On Tuesday, January 2, Sacramento County will close the Jibboom Street Bridge leading into Discovery Park for 5 months of repairs ending in late May, the first major upgrade to the 86-year-old…..

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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…..

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Calgary goes big, with big results

As the City of Sacramento prepares the Downtown Specific Plan, which will provide high-level environmental review for projects to add at least 10,000 housing units in the Central City over the next 10 years, this is the first in a…..

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Velo Ball is Thursday, Oct 5

Mark your calendar for the season’s best bike event: Velo Ball is Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017, at the California State Railroad Museum. Velo Ball is SABA’s annual fundraising gala and a celebration of the all things bicycle and the community…..

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Tour de Fat Sacramento, July 11

Join us for Fat Tire presents the Tour de Fat in Sacramento on July 11th at Ace of Spades, 1417 R Street, Sacramento. Hollis Brown is headlining the show. Sacramento favorite 50 Watt Heavy will also take the stage, along…..

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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…..

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Frank Cirill, 1922-2017

The American River Parkway is one of the region’s most important natural and recreational amenities. If riding, walking or paddling along the Parkway is part of what makes the region special for you, you owe a debt of thanks to…..

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