As Labor Day approaches, you'll see kids all over the Bay Area walking, biking or taking the bus to school. Others get a ride from their parents, who have to navigate busy crosswalks and school areas populated with kids on foot and bike.
If you use BART when you bike commute to work, keep an eye out for new Velcro straps that will hold your bike upright in the front of the car.
In busy cities such as Oakland and San Francisco and bike-friendly college towns such as Davis, scooters and mopeds are great for commuting to work and class and for getting in and out of downtown efficiently. Although these fuel-efficient vehicles can get you from point A to point B much faster than a human-powered bicycle, they do come with risks.
The "race of truth" turned deadly for 57-year-old Allen Brumm, a cyclist from Foster City, California, who was hit head-on during a bike race.
As of this writing, the 2015 Tour de France is gearing up for Stage 17, after more than two weeks of standout performances, epic crashes, spectator assaults, and, of course, doping allegations.
Tomorrow, commuters of all stripes will participate in National Bike to Work Day, and numerous East Bay cities will take part.