• New E-Bike Program Provides Bikes to Low Income Essential Workers

    Submitted by Bill Plock on October 14th, 2020

    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

    • 125 miles of bike lanes coming to Denver, despite delays

      Submitted by 303cycling on January 21st, 2020

      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

      • SURPRISE! Federal Panel Seeks Mandatory Helmet Laws

        Submitted by Bill Plock on November 6th, 2019

        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

        • Bike Lanes Make Cities Safer for Everyone

          Submitted by 303cycling on July 23rd, 2019

          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

          • Bike to Work Day, Wed! Info to Know

            Submitted by Bill Plock on June 24th, 2019

            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

            • Speeding on a bike path in Denver will now cost you

              Submitted by 303cycling on June 17th, 2019

              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

              • How Do Drivers Not See That They’re the Worst?

                Submitted by 303cycling on May 29th, 2019

                You know how it goes: your city proposes a new bike lane project or does something else to encourage cycling, and inevitably the eternally simmering “drivers-vs-cyclists” debate flares up again. Read more

                • Confronting a Driver from Your Bike Is Never Worth It

                  Submitted by 303cycling on May 10th, 2019

                  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

                  • May is National Bicycle Safety Month

                    Submitted by 303cycling on May 1st, 2019

                    It’s May 1st, and National Bicycle Safety Month is here!!! To keep you going and having fun on two wheels, here are a few links to help make sure you stay safe while heading out on your bike, wherever theRead More

                    • How to Dress for Winter Riding

                      Submitted by 303cycling on March 13th, 2019

                      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.