Tag Archives: bicyclists

Bike!Bike! 2017

​Bike!Bike! is an international, annual gathering organized by and for community bicycle projects. The conference is a space for participants from Community Bike shops and related advocacy groups to converge in a different city each year over a 4 day period to have workshops and strengthen our social network. There is a registration fee. In Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Learn more and register... Read more

China’s ‘Dockless’ Bike Sharing Could be Coming to a Street Near You

Chinese companies are rolling into the U.K., the U.S. and beyond, aiming to supplement existing bikeshare programs with their fleets of colorful bikes that don’t need docking stations. ​These bikes can be locked and unlocked anywhere via a smartphone app, which means users don’t have to return them to designated stations. Read more... Read more

PeopleForBikes Community Grant Program

The PeopleForBikes Community Grant Program supports bicycle infrastructure projects and targeted advocacy initiatives that make it easier and safer for people of all ages and abilities to ride. Letters of interest due July 21; applications due October 13. Learn more and apply... Read more

“Crazy” Design for N.J.-NYC Pedestrian Bridge Wins Award

​ A pedestrian bridge linking Lower Manhattan and Jersey City, New Jersey, may be farfetched, but a design for one created by Jersey City-based Jeff Jordan Architects just received a stamp of approval from the New Jersey Chapter of the American Institute of Architects by winning their honor award for an unbuilt project. Read more... Read more

New Virginia Capital Trail to Boost Economic Development, Community Health

​The Virginia Capital Trail, a 52-mile, dedicated, paved pedestrian and bicycle trail connects the state’s capital of Richmond to the historic capitals of Jamestown and Williamsburg, along Virginia Scenic Byway Route 5. The trail passes through four jurisdictions and more than 400 years of history, with a portion running along the beautiful James River. The trail is expected to boost many businesses along the path from tourism and there is hope that more rural stretches will benefit from much-needed economic... Read more

PBIC White Paper Series Examines Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety, Design and Benefits

The Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC) published a series of white papers that discuss design and safety innovations for bicycle and pedestrian facilities, along with tools for collecting accurate counts and forecasting, and the positive health effects associated with walking and cycling. View white papers... Read more