Commuter Connection
Commuter Connection #25
2/12/17

Schedule Bike Clinics NOW!

The 50 Corridor TMA will offer free bike clinics to employers and other groups on the 50 Corridor, leading up to May Is Bike Month.  The one-hour clinics are led by certified League Cycling Instructors and can be scheduled for dates, starting March 20.  The clinics are intended to be scheduled during the work day, targeting the noon hour, but we will consider other requests.

When requesting a clinic, you must guarantee 10 participants and an adequate meeting room with Power Point capabilities.

Three clinic topics will be offered this year:

Bicycle Basics - designed for beginning cyclists or cyclists who need a refresher on laws, equipment, types of bikes, etc. To request a clinic on Bicycle Basics, SUBMIT YOUR REQUEST HERE

Traffic Skills for Cyclists - designed for intermediate cyclists who ride in  traffic and need more information about lane positioning and crash avoidance.  To request a clinic on Traffic Skills, SUBMIT YOUR REQUEST HERE.

How Bicycles Work and How to Keep Them Working - this clinic will the basics of bicycle mechanics and how to perform routine maintenance.  To request a clinic on How Bicycles Work, SUBMIT YOUR REQUEST HERE

You may request more than one clinic.

50 Corridor Vanpool listings

Featured Vanpool:  The Roseville to Rancho Cordova currently has 1-2 open seats.  The van leaves Roseville (Belair Parking Lot at Ciry and Sunrise) at 6:55 a.m. and arrives in Rancho Cordova for a 7:30 a.m. work start.  The van departs Rancho Cordova around 4 p.m.  For state employees, the monthly cost is around $40.  For more details, contact Ricardo Jarquin or the 50 Corridor TMA.

Below are Vanpools traveling the 50 Corridor with open seats.  If you are interested in more information, or in joining a vanpool, click on JOIN to register your interest.  Someone will be in touch with you within the week.  Prices vary from $30 - $100 (minus state or local subsidies).  

Existing Vanpools

Existing Folsom to Downtown Sacramento, 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. has an opening for February  JOIN 

Existing Anatolia to Downtown Sacramento, 7 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.  JOIN

New Vanpools

Folsom to Downtown Sacramento, 7:30 am. - 4 p.m.   March 1 start date.  One seat available.  JOIN

El Dorado Hills /Folsom to Downtown Sacramento, 7 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.  JOIN

Vineyard to Downtown - 7:30 a.m. -  4 p.m.  JOIN 

Vineyard to Downtown - 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.       JOIN

Vineyard to Downtown - 7 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. JOIN

Vineyard to Folsom - 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.   JOIN

Vineyard to DST - any work schedule  JOIN

Vineyard to Folsom - any work schedule

Vineyard to any destination, any work schedule  JOIN

If you are interested in joining or starting a vanpool not listed above, JOIN our vanpool waiting list.

 

 

 

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Bike Friendly 50
Bike News from Commute Connection
1/16/17

 

100th Anniversary Bike Ride In Planning Stages

In October 1917, Gene Hepting and "Abbie" Budd rode their bicycles from Sacramento to Lake Tahoe in 17 hours and 29 minutes.  One hundred years later, El Dorado County resident Jeff Barker  is planning to celebrate that ride with a yet-to-be-defined event in the September/October time frame.  Barker presented the history of the ride and planning details at the January meeting of the Bike Friendly 50 Committee.  

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