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- Los Alamitos Creek Trail
- Guadalupe River Trail
- Coyote Creek Trail
- Penitencia Creek Trail
- Los Gatos Creek Trail
If we're fortunate to have rain, you can check local trails for flooding, here.
A list of streets with safe bike lanes.
- 3rd, 4th, 7th, 10th, 11th, 13th, and 17th.
- San Fernando
- Hedding Street
In the Rose Garden neighborhood:
- Park. As of summer 2014, plans are under discussion to improve the bike lane on Park and make it continuous. See http://bikesiliconvalley.org/park-avenue-bike-lanes-san-jose/ for more information.
- Berryessa, northeast of 17th. (Blocked by BART construction between Commercial and Lundy)
- Mabury (Taylor), northeast of 21st. (Blocked by BART construction between 101 overpass and King)
Almaden, Cambrian, and Blossom Hill:
- Curtner, east of Leigh (becomes Tully). Bike lane continues to Eastridge.
- Leigh, south of Curtner all the way to Blossom Hill
- Cherry, south of Curtner
- Pearl, between Branham and Capitol Expressway
The city of San Jose installs and maintains bicycle racks on public thoroughfares throughout the city, which shown on the map linked below. Additional bicycle racks maintained by businesses or transit agencies are not on this map.
Bay Area Bike Share offers on-street rentals at locations in and around downtown San Jose. Choose a membership term and 30-minute rides are free. Return bikes to any station. Their website also includes a comprehensive list of bike shops throughout the Bay Area, including a listing of which ones offer longer-term bike rentals.
The City of San Jose has plans and is in the process of building out an extensive network of bicycling facilities, including enhanced bike lanes, trails, and transit access.
- The 11-member San Jose Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee (BPAC) is appointed by city council and meets monthly to discuss bicycle and pedestrian related policy and concerns.
- San Jose's Bike Plan 2020 details the city's plans to expand and improve bicycle access throughout the city and on area transit.
- The San Jose Department of Transportation page on bicycling links to plans, maps, and other resources.
Local bicycling organizations
- The Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition promotes bicycling for everyday transportation throughout Santa Clara and San Mateo counties.
- The San Jose Bike Clinic teaches visitors to repair and maintain their bikes at their monthly Skill Share meetups and as volunteers at other community events.
- The San Jose Bike Party coordinates fun, informal rides. Monthly rides start at 8pm on the third Friday of the month and go for about 20 miles, returning to their starting points. They also coordinate a longer, annual Bike the Limits ride and an annual Ladies' Ride. Visit the website just before the ride for route information.
- Good Karma Bikes repairs donated bikes to provide personal transportation to homeless and low-income people. They also sell refurbished bicycles to earn money to support their programs.