Slow Roll to Scott Park: 5-19-16

DC’s bike boom is the result of strategic infrastructure decisions, engaged elected officials and partnering with mass transit. Hey Erie, what can we learn from the factors and sequencing here?

A pioneering bike-share program, a expanded network of lanes, and growing “human infrastructure” have the city geared up.

March is Women’s History Month. Have you cycled any of these trails?

Visionary women have helped make the rail-trail movement what it is today. In some cases, their legacy lives on in the names of trails that are used and loved by communities. In honor of Women's History Month, here are just 10 to inspire you!

One of the early pioneers of the rail-trail movement was May Theilgaard Watts , a naturalist and writer who in 1963 penned a letter to the editor of...

It may be snowing, but daylight savings time is a reminder that it’s the season to get cycling preparations underway.

Riding season is in the air even if the weather hasn't quite caught up yet

VOCABULARY LESSON: “The New York Times Test” (or Rule) = ‘how will decision-making hold up if subjected to the scrutiny and publicity of being on the front page of the NYT?’ Erie will now see if it can pass the test from yesterday’s article on the McBride Viaduct, where cycling is a factor.

A decaying bridge has ignited a debate over how a struggling city treats some of its poorer residents.

SUNDAY ESSAY: For that “... dopey kind of joy.”

"Wheelies aside, the bicycle can play a role in nearly every phase of your life."

Schools used to teach auto shop. Maybe it’s time to start teaching bike shop.

ADVOCACY OPPORTUNITY: Sharpen your knowledge of transportation issues from a creative standpoint with this cool resource.

FRIDAY FUN: with some good ideas for cyclists and entrepreneurs.

We're constantly in a rush, trying to do a gazillion things at once, and it's often the little things that get in the way.

SAVE THE DATE: Have this on your calendar yet? BikeErie meet-ups are the last Saturday of the month at 2:00 p.m. in the Idea Lab at Blasco Library.

Sat 2:00 PM EDTErie County Public LibraryErie, PA
30 people interested

ADVOCACY OPPORTUNITY: Help the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy with this 5-minute survey for its future priorities.

What concerns you most about the future of trails? Each year at this time, we ask you to help direct our efforts by telling us what your trail priorities are in a short survey.

Please take 5 minutes to share your thoughts—and we'll send you a fun trail sticker as a thank you gift!😊

If you respond and have not already registered, you will receive periodic updates and communications from Rails-to-Trails Conservancy.

Spring has sprung—ride carefully!

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Think there’s no time to bike? Try, try, again.

She works full time at the University of California, Berkeley law school, teaching classes on intellectual property. Yet Molly Shaffer Van Houweling has the international cycling community asking: Who is this law professor?

The National Bike Summit starts today in Washington, DC. You can check in on what’s happening through the League of America Bicyclists. Video of the keynote speaker was just posted, plus a podcast, policy priorities and more.

Attending the National Bike Summit or want to keep up on our latest position on infrastructure and other legislation? Check out the recording and slides for our latest webinar. Looking forward to seeing everyone at #NBS18!

In this webinar we walk through the asks for the National Bike Summit. The webinar will discuss the League's position on an infrastructure package and other legislation you will be discussing in your lobby day meetings.

Wish you were here?

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The gun policy debate spills over into the bicycling world.

"Bike the change you wish to see," say activists pushing bans on companies with connections to both outdoor goods and guns.

Some locally owned bike shops are severing ties with brands owned by Vista Outdoor, which also manufactures guns and ammunition.

GOOD NEWS: “ can change with the turn of a wheel.” Lessons from Hong Kong.

‘We Cycle’ programme is not only a life-changing experience for participants – those doing the training also benefit

See how our neighbors in Cleveland are using street design to improve safety for all.

Vision Zero is a strategy to eliminate all traffic fatalities and severe injuries, while increasing safe, healthy, equitable mobility for all.

Vision Zero ackno...wledges that traffic deaths and severe injuries are preventable and sets the goal of eliminating both in a set time frame with clear, measurable strategies.

Read more about how a Vision Zero plan would aim to address meaningful changes to traffic enforcement, land use and transportation ordinances - and lead a change to create a “new normal” for transportation in Cleveland.

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Vision Zero is a strategy to eliminate all traffic fatalities and severe injuries, while increasing safe, healthy, equitable mobility for all.