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January 24, 2014by Darren FluscheRight now, there is an important opportunity to speak up for safe bicycle access in Grand Teton National Park. The Park Service is accepting public comments on the Moose-Wilson Road project, a precedent-setting project that has the potential to improve safe access throughout the park system.
November 15, 2013by Carolyn SzczepanskiEvery time I head to the Golden State, I leave with new energy and inspiration. And I’m still buzzing with all the amazing connections and conversations I had last weekend at the California by Bike Summit 2013. Here are just a few of the highlights...
October 4, 2013by Liz MurphyOur friends in Georgia are currently working to beat back an anti-bicycling bill, HB 689, in the state legislature. The law would require tags and registration for bicycles, remove the righ to ride two abreast in the road, place strange requirements on group rides and make some unrestricted public roadways "off limits" to bicyclists. Georgia Bikes is working to stop this anti-bike bill from...
October 2, 2013by Liz MurphyCampaigns to get bicycles on commuter trains are cropping up across the country. We've seen recent success in the Bay Area, and there's been a national push to get Amtrak on board with increased bicycle services. This week, we're seeing more positive movement in Chicago, where the South Shore Line rail is planning to announce a bike program by next spring, according to the Chicago Tribune. Last...