The Squeaky Wheel: October 2013

Victory on Carlson Resurfacing projects deliver more bikeable streets Parklets and bike corrals reclaim streets for people Bikes and the proposed downtown arena Protecting bike access in regional development projects Light On! Bits & Pieces Calendar Victory on Carlson More…

Parklets

Repurposing parking spaces into a friendly place to hang out is enlivening the streetscape in a growing number of U.S. cities and Sacramento is about to join the list. Last October the Sacramento City Council directed staff to develop a…

Light On!

Being visible to other traffic is one of the most important ways bike-riders can help prevent vehicle collisions. To help make more bike-riders visible after dark, we established the Light On! bike light giveaway program. Giving away bike lights is…

Open Streets

Imagine if — even just for one day — the biggest street in your neighborhood was closed to motor vehicle traffic so you could explore it by bike or on foot. How different would your community start to look to…

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…