August 16, 2017
Bay Area Commute Madness Inspires Creative Solutions
San Jose Mercury News had a feature on traffic by reporter Angela Hill with photos by Josie Lepe. My DIY California Cargo Bike gets a big moment in the spotlight as I talk about everyday biking
November 17, 2016
Cranksgiving: New Event Collecting Food for those in Need Wheels in the South Bay
NBC Bay Area covers the first Cranksgiving San Jose and Erin's great leadership of the effort - I invited NBC to the meeting at Hub's Coffee and the event itself (I'm briefly seen in the Hub's Coffee meeting and appear to be turning into the Forrest Gump of cool Bay Area bike events).
Nov. 10, 2015
Volunteers Rally to Help San Jose Bike Non Profit Roll into a New Home
NBC Bay Area's Garvin Thomas covered the great move of Good Karma Bikes to their new home on 460 Lincoln Avenue in San Jose. I was a media contact for GKB at the time and can be briefly spotted truing a wheel.
September 3, 2014
Stamford launches Stamford Street Smart pedestrian safety program (News 12)
News 12's Allison Bybee covered the launch of Stamford's new public safety program, and I managed a few words on safe cycling in cities.
May 16, 2014
Biking Instead of Driving to Work (Itsrelevant.com)
Itsrelevant.com provides covered of Stamford's Bike to Work Day Event which featured Congressman Jim Himes and Mayor David Martin - and a fun ride.
March 14, 2014
A Look at Bicycling from Around the World (Itsrelevant.com)
Itsrelevant.com profiles my artwork on display at Lorca while the owner of the great coffee shop appeals to artists - and I add a 'share the road' PSA for good measure.
March 10, 2014
Mixed Reactions to Proposed Merritt Trails (WestportNow)
While plans move forward for a Merritt Parkway Trail, I reveal I'd like to see some low-hanging fruit in the bike infrastructure space picked first - a point I elaborate further in this post.
January 6, 2014
South End Parking Request at Odds with Cyclists (Stamford Advocate)
My role in the article may have been that of an 'area man' but it was a point worth making: when a person rides a bike, it has benefits to others who don't.
October 30, 2013
Bike Stamford Rides Again (Stamford Advocate)
The second ride put together by Bike Stamford founders Meg & Andrea also featured a photo from Lindsay Perry from the September 5 bike ride I took with then Stamford mayoral candidate David Martin.
September 10, 2013
Stamford Biking Advocate Invites Mayoral Candidates on Ride (News 12 Connecticut)
After several rounds of email tag, I had a chance to be interviewed by News 12 Connecticut's Kathryn Hauser about my Cycling With Candidates project on the morning of the Democratic primary. I loaned her a bike so she could take the ride with me - and later presented a 'behind-the-scenes' look at everything that goes into creating one news segment.
September 5, 2013
David Martin Gets 2-Wheel City Outlook (Itsrelevant.com)
Christina Chiarelli from Itsrelevant.com covers Cycling with Candidates once again by covering my ride with Democrat David Martin - who would later go on to win the mayor's seat in Stamford.
August 16, 2013
Fedele Gets 2-Wheel City Perspective (Itrsrelevant.com)
Itsrelevant's Christina Chiarelli covers the first Cycling with Candidates ride I did with Republican Michael Fedele and added depth to the coverage by interviewing area residents their opinion about building bike infrastructure.
November 4, 2012
Biking to Save Gas (WTNH)
Dealing with the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, which led to gas shortages, I wondered why elected leaders weren't using thirteen words to make the fuel crisis easier and presented this photo to the WTNH ReportIt site to hopefully inspire just one more person to leave the car at home.
February 13, 2012
A Mix of Bike-Friendly Streets and Dangerous Roads (Stamford Advocate)
John Burgeson and Vinti Singh write a thorough piece on cycling issues locally and nationwide - even asking Congressman Jim Himes to weigh in on transportation issues.
January 21, 2012
Taking the Winter Bike (WTNH)
The first major snowstorm kept a lot of people indoors, but I shared this photo with WTNH ReportIt just for some promotional fun.
December 17, 2011
Toys for Tots (WTNH)
One of my worst builds ever, the Budget Supertrike, redeemed itself in a big way when I converted it to a pedal powered sleigh and made a delivery to Toys for Tots. I hoped it made at least one person (whether they delivered toys by bike or not) consider giving to those less fortunate that Christmas.
November 19, 2011
Cold Hands, Warm Heart (Stamford Patch)
I share a few tips on staying warm when riding a bike in cold weather. Hotel showercaps are involved.