Category: Speaking of Spokes

Size Matters in Building Debate, But not the Way You Think

I attended the on building height not intending to speak. But after listening to dozens of impassioned presentations, I submitted my card because no one mentioned the morbidly obese elephant in the room: the high cost of parking cars.    The Council Chambers

Complete Streets: Will San Clemente Set the Bar?

If you care about Safe Routes to School, sitting in traffic, or even economic revitalization ofSan Clemente’s historic downtown, the last 3 General Plan Advisory Committee (GPAC) meetings will be the place to be. Save these dates: Sept. 12 and 26 and Oct. 9,

S.C. Council ‘Sharrows’ the Road in Long Beach

Do you think San Clemente’s City Council just talks the talk?Think again. They also push the pedals! During last Saturday’s bicycle tour of vibrant downtown Long Beach, our decision-makers were able to get that essential, tires-on-the-ground experience by flowing along the living

Congress Ditched Kids with Transportation Bill

Last week was a sad one for those seeking a balanced transportation system. Congress wants to spend about $150,000,000,000 (yes, billions!) for transportation infrastructure.  Not one penny was directed toward kid-friendly facilities and Safe Routes to School, signed into law by President

Bike Advocate Lauds City Transit Plan

By unanimous vote, the San Clemente City Council voted Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2012, to support multimodal transportation in the updated General Plan. Introduced by Councilman Baker, the motion passed with consensus (5-0) vote and stated the following: “San Clemente’s Bicycle