There will be a workshop in San Jose with Dutch Cycling experts in attendance. a short excerpt from the press relesae:
SAN JOSE, Calif. – What would make you more likely to ride a bike to work, school, or run errands in the Capital of Silicon Valley? Although San José’s portion of trips by bike has grown 67% in the last year, currently only 1% of all trips is made by bike. Next week, experts from the Dutch Cycling Embassy will work with a small group of City staff and community representatives to develop design solutions for two challenging cycling locations in downtown San José.
The public is invited to the Opening Session and Closing Session of this two-day ThinkBike Workshop, scheduled for Monday, Oct. 22 and Tuesday, Oct. 23. In the Opening Session, the Dutch Cycling Embassy will provide an overview of bike planning in the Netherlands and City staff will present the two San José design challenges to be studied. In the Closing Session, the design solutions developed by the Dutch and City team partners will be presented.