From Bicycle Colorado
Thank you to all our supporters in Denver who voted Tuesday and helped overwhelmingly approved Measure 2A’s $431 million for transportation and mobility projects, delivering nearly 50 miles of protected bike lanes and neighborhood bikeways. More than $115 million will go directly to people-oriented projects such as new sidewalk and protected bike lane connections across the city. Read more
RTD is hosting two public meetings in November to get feedback about transit improvements, first/final mile access, travel time, and bike access as part of the SH 119 Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Study. Read more
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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.
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 BoulderRead More
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. 9Submitted by 303cycling on October 10th, 2017
BNSF completing crossing work and Boulder County repairing roadway near tracks Read more
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
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
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