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New Crowdsourced Bike Safety Map: BikeMaps.org

Anything that combines two of my favorite things – geography and bicycling – is something I can’t help but share with you all! Hooray for bike maps! Earlier this month, at the University of Victoria in British Columbia, geography professor Dr. Trisalyn Nelson launched a new bike mapping website called BikeMaps.org. The website is a […]

Car Free Day from Riga, Latvia

Car Free Day from Riga, Latvia

Why Aren’t More US Women Riding Bikes?

An article recently came out in The Guardian titled, “The reason fewer US women cycle than the Dutch is not what you think it is.” This title grabbed my attention immediately, as it was meant to do, and I began to wonder if there was something I already thought about this matter as the title […]

Bikelash

Bikelash

Bike Commuting and Social Justice in Kentucky

The name Cherokee Schill is going viral this week. If you haven’t heard of Cherokee yet, here’s her story (as I have pieced together from the Interwebs).Earlier this year, Cherokee first made the news after she was ticketed three times for “reckless driving”. Cherokee is a single mother of two who bike commutes 18 miles […]

Bike Lane Buffer Zone

Bike Lane Buffer Zone

Pigs Can Fly & GM Is Encouraging Employees To Ride Bikes

Excuse me while I go scrape my jaw off the floor. General Motors, yes the enormous, global maker of the 4-wheeled, gas-powered vehicles we call cars, announced this week that it will begin offering a bike sharing program for its 19,000 or so employees at the 330-acre Warren Technical Center campus in Warren, Michigan. The […]

How Do Your Kids Get to School?

How Do Your Kids Get to School?

Music and Cycling: Should They Be Combined?

Is it ok to listen to music while you ride your bike? It’s a question that’s almost as controversial as the great helmet debate. And it’s a question that appears to never really be settled. As long as there have been portable noise making devices and bicycles, people have been putting the two together and […]

Pop-Up Bike Lane

Pop-Up Bike Lane