The Bay Area Metropolitan Transportation Commission approved $8.7 million in funding Wednesday morning to expand the Bay Area Bicycle Share program to the East Bay in 2015 despite delays in existing expansion plans caused by the bankruptcy of a key business.
Full route details of the May Amgen Tour of California are announced, including the staggering stats on what will be the toughest stage in race history, set right in the San Jose and East Bay areas.
The new Bay Area Bike Share system has only been in service for a week but seems to be a success as four times as many bicyclists have signed up to use the service as there are bikes available.
Bicycling advocates have been dreaming of extending the bike and pedestrian path on the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge to the western span. Next month that dream could inch slightly forward to reality.
A Marin County man who pleaded guilty to striking and killing a 71-year-old pedestrian with his bicycle in San Francisco last year was sentenced Thursday to probation and community service.
A bicyclist was killed when he was struck by a vehicle on Silverado Trail near Calistoga in Napa County Tuesday afternoon, the California Highway Patrol said.
Under a plea agreement, 37-year-old Chris Bucchere of Marin County will not serve any time in jail. Instead, he will be sentenced to 1,000 hours of community service when he goes before the judge in San Francisco Superior Court on Aug. 16.
Chris Froome won the 100th Tour de France on Sunday, having dominated rivals over three weeks on the road and adroitly dealt with doping suspicions off it.
One bicyclist was killed and one injured when a car struck them on Foothill Road in Pleasanton Sunday afternoon.
Tejay van Garderen stayed out of trouble to seal his first professional stage race title Sunday, winning the Tour of California in front of BMC Racing Team’s home fans.