Category Archives: Bicycle Commuting

Fatal Traverse City Hit-and-Run Crash Elevates Push to Make Road Safety Improvements

By Kyle Moroney MLive July 18, 2013 A push to make streets in Traverse City more pedestrian and cyclist friendly is getting more attention following the crash earlier this month that killed 29-year-old Kelly Hurlbert. Since last July, Traverse City planning … Continue reading

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It’s the ‘Bicycle Spring’

By John Yemma The Christian Science Monitor July 1, 2013 Long shunted to the side of the road — and sometimes denied the road entirely — the humble, fragile, friendly bicycle is merging into mainstream traffic in unprecedented numbers around … Continue reading

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Amtrak Bicycle Baggage Cars Could Boost Tourism, Lawmakers Say

Huffington Post June 17, 2013 New York lawmakers want Amtrak to add baggage cars to its passenger trains that would be capable of carrying bicycles. U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer and state Sens. Betty Little of Warren County and Brad Hoylman … Continue reading

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Drivers, Cyclists Square Off on Sharing the Road

By Emanuella Grinberg CNN May 18, 2012 Shanna Kurth began biking to work three years ago to improve her health. Several times a month, she loaded her bike onto her car, drove most of the way and biked the last … Continue reading

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Green Boxes New Tool for Bike Safety

By Tom Adams KVAL News August 31, 2011 They’re starting to pop up at intersections around town. And hardly anyone knows what they’re for. The green bike boxes puzzled every passerby KVAL News queried on Tuesday. “I assume it’s for … Continue reading

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America’s Top Cities for Bike Commuting: Happier, Too

By Richard Florida The Atlantic June 22, 2011 A nationwide analysis shows that towns where people bike to work are richer, fitter, and more successful in many other ways Riding a bike through a city, David Byrne wrote in his … Continue reading

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Biking in Heels: A Do or a Don’t?

By Amy DiLuna “The Look” on Today June 23, 2011 An amazing trend is emerging this summer — girls, on bicycles, in heels, looking like it’s just the easiest thing in the world. And before you assume these are the … Continue reading

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With High Gas Prices, Driving Less May Mean Biking More

By Melissa Daniels Messenger Post April 27, 2011 Canandaigua, N.Y. — With gas prices hitting $4 a gallon, joyrides and frequent trips are costing Americans more than they may be able to justify. For those looking to save at the … Continue reading

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Out of Disaster, a Burst of Enthusiasm for Bicycling

By Miki Tanikawa The New York Times April 18, 2011 TOKYO — Whenever Shigeki Kobayashi spots a salaryman on a bicycle with his bag in the front basket, he knows that he is watching a novice bike commuter: putting the … Continue reading

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