Sigurd Kallhovde bikes to work daily, inspiring students and parents at La Jolla Elementary School with a total of 6,000 miles logged in 2013.
that effort, he's been named a 2014 Diamond Award winner by the San
Diego Association of Government for "embracing sustainable commute
The SANDAG iCommute program honored ten organizations
and two individuals with Diamond Awards for their outstanding
contributions to promoting and participating in alternative
transportation choices in the San Diego region.
These winners help
relieve traffic congestion, reduce greenhouse gas emissions,
improve mobility by carpooling, walking, biking, taking transit,
teleworking, working a compressed schedule, or a combination of these.
addition to his work at La Jolla Elementary, Kallhovde manages
the sdbikecommuter.com forum where cyclists can communicate and
motivate one another.