Success Story: South Bay Library to Library Tour

An interview with Ernesto Lizaola of the Silicon Valley Bicycle coalition.

Tell us about the Library to Library Tour.

On October 18, 2014, the Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition (SVBC) partnered with several libraries throughout the South Bay to host a group bike ride to visit each library. Starting in San Jose, the group rode to the Rose Garden Library, Santa Clara Library, Sunnyvale Library, and ended at the Mountain View Library (13 miles total). Participants then took shuttles or transit back home. Continue reading...

Leader Profile: Alissa Kronovet

Leader Profile: Alissa Kronovet

An interview with Alissa Kronovet, High School Program Manager for Alameda County Safe Routes to School.

How long have you worked in this field? What did you do previously?

I have been the High School Program Manager for Alameda County Safe Routes to School for almost five years. In 2003, I started teaching urban design and ecology in New York City public schools through the Brooklyn Center for Urban Environment, and soon became the Program Manager. Continue reading...

Leader Profile: Robert Prinz

An interview with Robert Prinz, Education Director of Bike East Bay.

Tell us about yourself

I’m the Education Director of Bike East Bay (BEB), an organization that started in 1972. I became passionate about bike advocacy after moving to the Bay Area. I started biking to work and considered myself lucky when I found a good bike connection. Once, in Emeryville, I noticed a pothole and submitted a pothole hazard-report via BEB’s Hazard-Report page. It actually got fixed! I wanted to learn more about BEB’s services. Continue reading...

Leader Profile: Tracy Nachand

Leader Profile: Tracy Nachand

An interview with Tracy Nachand of the Solano County Department of Public Health.

Tell us about yourself

I am a Senior Health Education Specialist with the Solano County Department of Public Health. In 2008, we partnered with the Solano Transportation Authority (STA) to implement the education and encouragement component of Safe Routes to School (SR2S). Our target population is elementary school students. Continue reading...

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