Category Archives: transportation
One of the many highlights of our recent trip to California was a bicycle trek across the Golden Gate Bridge in both directions. With a bit of planning, this is an easy and fun endeavor for travelers to the Bay … 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
Listed below are most recent average daily bicycle traffic counts for 40 bridges in the City of Minneapolis. The are only a small part of some 500+ bicycle and pedestrian traffic count locations throughout the city. Such data being available … 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
Early last week my wife and I had the extraordinary opportunity to bicycle across the Penobscot Narrows Bridge in Bucksport, Maine. This handsome cable-stayed structure replaced the former Waldo-Hancock suspension bridge. The new bridge was completed in 2006 and include … Continue reading
Over the past weekend, my wife, stepdaughter, and I scaled and crossed the five mile long Mackinac Bridge (Mighty Mac or Big Mac) between Michigan’s Lower and Upper Peninsulas. The ride was part of the “2016 Big Mac/Shoreline Scenic Bike … 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!
Congratulations to all those who participated or who are participating in Winter Bike to Work Day 2016 on Friday, February 12th. This is terrific event that inspires people to get outside and embrace Winter and all its glory. Well done! … Continue reading
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.
You would think this would be an obvious safety concern to those involved, but lately it has been quite surprising and dismaying to see so many pedestrians and cyclists walking/pedaling at night in dark/non-reflective clothing. Not only is it … Continue reading