The Colorado Energy Office (CEO) and Bicycle Colorado today announced a newly launched pilot program to provide Class 1 electric bikes to low-income essential workers as a transportation solution in Denver. Northeast Transportation Connections, a transportation management agency in Northeast Denver, provided outreach support to community members, and the bikes were ordered, built and distributed by SloHi Bikes on Colfax Avenue. The Colorado Electric Vehicle Coalition Equity Subgroup Committee provided guidance on program design. Read more
From OutThere ColoradoBy Alayna Alvarez Following a sluggish start, Denver is switching its bicycle program into high gear to help keep its promise of installing 125 miles of bike lanes by 2023. Mayor Michael Hancock on Thursday announced the new three-prongedRead More
A federal safety board issued a surprise recommendation for mandatory bike helmet laws in all 50 states — unanimously approving a last-minute resolution that had not been recommended by the board’s own staff. Read more
Evidence is mounting that designing cities with bikes in mind has a profound effect on everyone—not just cyclists From Outside MagazineBy Joe Lindsey One of the long-standing arguments against building bike lanes is that cyclists are freeloaders: we enjoy theRead More
This has become an enormous event with an estimated 30,000 plus people taking to the streets and paths. There are hundreds of official breakfast stations and afternoon water and party stops blanketing the front range. Read more
Pay heed all you urban commuters and those looking to ride at time trial speeds on Denver’s bike paths. The penalty for speeding will cost you $100…and that’s for the first offense. What are your thoughts? Read more
From Outside MagazineBy Eben Weiss Sometimes the best offense is none at all Confrontations with strangers are a fact of life. Fortunately, most of these are relatively minor, and unless you’re Larry David, you’re unlikely to get into a heatedRead More
Since Punxsutawney Phil’s forecast has gone awry and Old Man Winter is still hanging out in Colorado, here are some tips on how to dress for winter riding, courtesy of DRCOG’s Way to Go program.