Category Archives: Advocacy
Hat’s off to the folks of Northampton, Massachusetts, where Pedal People has been operating a successful curbside human-powered bicycle pick-up service for garbage/recycling/compost since 2002. The cooperative has a fleet of 12 bike trailers that can each haul up to … Continue reading
Saw my first-ever skateboard parking rack (see below) recently at Interlochen Center for the Arts. This ingenious idea should be employed throughout the country, particularly in downtown areas and around/near college campuses. Given the numbers of skateboarders seen in Boulder … Continue reading
by Kathy Brown I have always considered myself active. I enjoyed biking or rollerblading after work, talking a walk with friends, sailing etc. One thing I never considered, though, was a non-motorized “carless” commute to work. Why would I? I … Continue reading
The following list shows the five busiest Willamette River bridge crossings for bicycles in the City of Portland, Oregon according to summer daily bicycle traffic data from the Portland Bureau of Transportation. This data does not include the new non-motorized/transit … Continue reading
Today is Presidential Primary Day in Michigan. So, if you live here, please vote and if you are a cyclist, bike the vote! If you live elsewhere, please consider biking the vote as well. Peace!
Interested in being the Tour Director for the League of Michigan Bicyclists (LMB)? Well, here’s a link to download and open a job description containing more information about the position.
Thanks to Norte! for posting this great photograph of Christmas tree recycling by bicycle taking place here in Traverse City. What a super-Eco idea for removing your Christmas tree!
My cousin happened to post this photograph from Christmas 1959 of me sitting on my first tricycle at my grandparent’s home. I was barely two years old and from the picture, I obviously took a liking to my new three-wheeled … Continue reading
Fascinating story and data from bikeportland.org. http://bikeportland.org/2015/11/27/80-percent-of-portlands-top-ranked-restaurants-have-one-thing-in-common-169074?utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=buffer&utm_content=buffer52dd2
My stepdaughter has been living in Washington, DC (within the District itself) for the past 18 months. Only recently (since August) did she start using bicycles to get to and from METRO stations during her commute. In those two months, … Continue reading