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Fatality in Miami

By bikeleague | January 19, 2010
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A Miami cyclist was killed this morning by musician Carlos Bertonatti along the Rickenbacker Causeway. Bertonatti, who was driving under the influence, sped away, dragging the cyclist’s bike underneath his…

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The Popularity of Livability

By bikeleague | January 14, 2010
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The crowds came out at the Transportation Review Board’s annual meeting for a session with the words “livability” and “walking and bicycling” in the title. The full title was “Livability…

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Bicycling for all trips hits 1 percent

By bikeleague | January 11, 2010
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Blogging live from the Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, one of the biggest events of the year for transportation nerds…er, professionals. I got an early look at the 2009 data…

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Countering Cyclist Hate and Harassment with Justice

By bikeleague | January 9, 2010
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As mentioned in the previous post, it is important to stand up against calls for harassment and violence against cyclists. Even seemingly innocuous Facebook groups help spread the incorrect notion…

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Facebook Cyclists Hate Group

By bikeleague | January 8, 2010
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Outcry against the Facebook Fan Page “There’s a perfectly good path right next to the road you stupid cyclist!” (which frighteningly has more than 30,000 fans) is gaining momentum. Just…

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Distracted Driving News and Resources

By bikeleague | January 7, 2010
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Isaac Brekken for The New York Times The New York Times continues its excellent reporting on distracted driving with an article today on the growing trend of car makers installing…

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Finding Federal Funding

By bikeleague | January 4, 2010
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As part of the continuing partnership between the League of American Bicyclists and the Alliance for Bicycling & Walking, the Advocacy Advance Team has created a series of reports to…

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More Hot Air Needed in Copenhagen?

By bikeleague | December 23, 2009
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The moment I arrived in Copenhagen last week, the climate change talks ground to a halt. Delegates from the G-77 (poorer) countries walked out in disgust, just as thousands of…

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USA Cycling Continues to Grow

By bikeleague | December 23, 2009
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In a report released yesterday by USA Cycling, the governing body for bicycle racing in the U.S. marks its seventh consecutive year of growth.  Individual membership has increased by 6…

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Last Minute Holiday Shopping

By bikeleague | December 21, 2009
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It is four days before Christmas; and if you live in the mid-Atlantic/Northeast, you might be trapped in your house, surrounded by 20 inches of snow, and unable to visit…

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