The city of San Jose installed eight miles of extra-wide bike lanes on downtown streets last summer. Nearly half a year later, some downtown residents complain that sidewalk bicycling is still a problem.
After a falling branch nearly struck a man and arborists ruled more trouble is likely, Palo Alto’s City Council voted to remove all of the mature eucalyptus trees at Eleanor Pardee Park.
Stanford students designed music-playing helmets and lockable bike lights to increase bicycle safety on campus. A bicyclist who wasn’t wearing a helmet died on campus last year after being hit by a car.