In 2017, the Stanford Department of Public Safety (SUDPS) recorded over 300 vehicle burglaries and bicycle thefts. Last year, they recorded more than 400 –– a 30 percent increase.
Students thought they were biking safely on Wednesday, February 6, when a troop of Stanford cops ticketed them at one of Stanford’s tamest intersections outside Arrillaga Dining Hall. The road ended in a cul-de-sac where the right of way was so clear that the students, despite the stop sign, quickly scanned for traffic and advanced without coming to a complete stop.
“Why do you put a case on your iPhone, but not a helmet on your head?” Members of Stanford Synapse, a brain injury support group, like to ask this question to students biking on campus without head protection. “If you crash and hit your head, it’s going to cost you a lot more than [the…
The Stanford Department of Public Safety does not catch everyone who breaks traffic laws on bicycles. There is, however, a method to how they enforce the law to keep Stanford students safe.
Brian D. Shaw comes to Stanford as the new director of Parking & Transportation Services (P&TS) after running parking and transportation programs at Emory, the University of Chicago and the University of Pennsylvania for a combined 13 years.
After three years studying Campus Drive’s traffic patterns, the University installed the first vehicle roundabout on Stanford’s campus at the intersection of Escondido Road and Campus Drive.
The Stanford University Department of Public Safety (SUDPS) anticipates selling an estimated 40 or 50 bikes on Thursday and will be implementing a new system for taking orders.
Hundreds of vehicles zoom around a circle, trying to avoid each other and reach their destinations as quickly as possible. No, it’s not NASCAR, it’s Stanford’s notorious “circle of death,” the traffic circle near the Clock Tower that is perennially clogged with bicyclists during peak traffic times. Deputy Allen James of the Stanford University Department…