• $6.5 Million Settlement Given to LA Cyclist for Injuries from Pothole

    Submitted by 303cycling on October 30th, 2017

    A Los Angeles cyclist who suffered a major injury after striking a pothole agreed to a $6.5 million settlement with the City this week.

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    • New Signs Remind Drivers To Share The Road With Cyclists

      Submitted by 303cycling on October 29th, 2017

      BOULDER, Colo. Reposted from CBS local On an average day the stretch of Highway 36 from Boulder to Lyons sees 16,000 cars and as many as 600 cyclists all sharing the roads. Nearby, new signs are being piloted by Boulder County to help educate drivers and cyclists. Most days Steve Young and Bill Kellagher rideRead More

      • Distracted Driving Can Kill Cyclists, Yet Some States Only Charge a $20 Fine

        Submitted by 303cycling on October 23rd, 2017

        Zac Rudolph was biking through an intersection in his hometown of Boulder, Colorado, six years ago when, out of the corner of his eye, he saw a small Mazda hatchback heading directly for him. He remembers the teenage driver looking up from her lap, her eyes suddenly wide with surprise, right before he was struck and thrown over the hood of the car. Read more

        • Railroad to repair crossings on Hygiene Road and 75th Street; Work requires road closures starting Monday, Oct. 9

          Submitted by 303cycling on October 10th, 2017

          BNSF completing crossing work and Boulder County repairing roadway near tracks Read more

          • Golden-Denver Bike Route Survey – Vote!

            Submitted by 303cycling on September 21st, 2017

            Golden and Denver are two popular destinations for both recreational and commuter cyclists. Bike Jeffco has identified five possible routes between the two places. All of them have safety hazards and other challenges.

            Which is the best route?

            In an effort to answer this question and identify the safety hazards and challenges, Bike Jeffco invites you to join us to ride the five routes we have identified. Read more

            • Three Denver trails to enjoy by bike

              Submitted by 303cycling on September 5th, 2017

              Biking is one of the many physical activities that Colorado offers. As Denver’s streets become more crowded, the state is working to boost the number of cycling commuters. The state announced that it would commit more than $100 million in 2015 over a four year stretch to add bicycle infrastructure. If you’re in Denver with your bike, hit these trails to not only get exercise, but to see new parts of your state. Read more

              • How Cyclists Can Get Police to Take On-Bike Video Footage Seriously

                Submitted by 303cycling on August 18th, 2017

                Over the past several years, more and more riders have been strapping video cameras to their bikes—not to capture rad jumps or beautiful scenery, but for safety reasons. However, the cameras might not be the panacea that many riders believe. On-bike video footage helped authorities catch the alleged driver who hit a cyclist on the Natchez Trace last month, but too often, video evidence from cyclists is ignored by overwhelmed police departments, particularly in cases where there’s no injury or other crime committed. Read more

                • Women’s Wednesday: Where the Sidewalk Ends – Bike Commuting with Katie Macarelli

                  Submitted by 303cycling on August 9th, 2017

                  By Katie Macarelli It’s no surprise that I dislike driving my car. I loathe driving it to work. Today the plan was to drop off the car at a somewhat sketchy (but reliable) Subaru service shop for a routine oil change. It’s only about 1.5 miles from our office…but it’s along a dangerous strip ofRead More

                  • People for Bikes: Ride to Velorama and WIN!

                    Submitted by 303cycling on August 7th, 2017

                    Avoid the long lines of traffic, event parking frustrations and focus your energy on getting in the festival spirit instead! Join PeopleForBikes on one of our cruiser rides to the festival.  Read more

                    • Should Colorado have a bicycle tax? Opinions from The Denver Post

                      Submitted by 303cycling on August 2nd, 2017

                      Denver has plans to dramatically increase bicycle access and lanes downtown. To help fund these projects, Republican state Sen. Ray Scott recently floated a controversial proposal to tax bicycles to help pay for Colorado’s infrastructure needs. Here are the opinions of a few readers… Read more