Bike Commute Diaries: Bike the Vote

06 Nov

I live in a state that offers vote by mail so I don’t have to wait in line to vote. But there’s something about dropping off my ballot at the polling station that feels right. Lucky for me I skipped the line in the parking lot too.

Note: If you haven’t already voted and you’re undecided about which local candidates support bicycling, the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition offers these endorsements. The Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition cannot endorse candidates, but has posted results to “ask the candidate” surveys related to bike-related issues.


About the Bike Commute Diaries: Launched in May 2012 for National Bike Month, this series explores the unexpected and surprising things I’ve learned about bicycling for transportation.


Posted by on November 6, 2012 in Commute Diaries, Issues & Infrastructure


2 responses to “Bike Commute Diaries: Bike the Vote

  1. Martin

    November 7, 2012 at 8:29 am

    No bicycle parking at our Willow Glen polling place (a local church), but they let us bring our bikes inside.

    • ladyfleur

      November 7, 2012 at 2:35 pm

      The school I stopped at didn’t have any obvious bike parking, but I was just dropping the ballot off, not voting, so I just parked it right outside the door.


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