The State of Bicycle Planning in the South Bay
Wednesday, September 5, 2012 from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM (PDT)
San Jose, CA
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Pre-ride tour of new downtown bike projects with City of San Jose Bicyclist & Pedestrian Program Coordinator John Brazil starts at 5:30 by the City Hall Rotunda, 200 East Santa Clara Street.
Refreshments and socializing start at 6, talk starts at 6:30.
The event will include an overview of federal, state and regional forces influencing bicycle planning in the South Bay by bike planning expert John Ciccarelli, and a discussion about local bicycle planning opportunities and barriers with representatives from the City of San José, Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition, and the VTA BART project.
John Brazil will talk about upcoming innovative bicycling infrastructure coming to downtown San Jose including green bike lanes, separated bike lanes, bike boxes, bike corrals, and a bike sharing program. Oxo Slayer will talk about designing bicycle access for the extension of BART to San Jose. Colin Heyne will talk about the advocacy efforts of the Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition and how advocates can support planners to improve bicycling infrastructure.
Sponsored by RBF Consulting & Kimley-Horn and Associates
John Ciccarelli, Principal, Bicycle Solutions
John Brazil, Bicyclist & Pedestrian Program Coordinator, City of San Jose
Oxo Slayer, Junior Professional, Kimley-Horn & Associates
Colin Heyne, Deputy Director, Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition
Donation requested at the door. Suggested amount: $5 for APA or SVBC members, $10 others.
For more information or questions contact Katja Irvin (firstname.lastname@example.org or 408 569-8214).
When & Where
California Planning Roundtable and APA California Chapter Northern
The California Planning Roundtable (CPR) is an organization of experienced planning professionals who are members of the American Planning Association (APA). Membership is balanced between the public and private sectors, and between Northern and Southern California. The mission of the Roundtable is to provide a forum for prominent planners to exercise creativity and leadership in promoting understanding of California's critical public policy issues, and recommending action. (more)
The APA California Northern Section, offers membership to city and regional planners and associated professionals that primarily live or work in the western Klamath and Pacific Coast Ranges regions. The Section includes the highly populated nine-county San Francisco Bay Area and extends approximately 500 miles from the Oregon border to south of Monterey Bay. APA California–Northern promotes planning-related continuing education, social functions and other activities in order to . . . (more).