By Becky Furuta “Go on…get your hopes up. Have some faith, and stop holding yourself back. Look up, and get ready to rise above.” Saxophone player at Union Station, Washington, District of Columbia I stepped off the metro and on to a street I had walked every day for two years moreRead More
Megan Hottma, Cyclist Lawyer, shares this short video on being a Bike Ambassador. Read more
Forget about bike-share stations in Chicago or pedestrian walkways in Oakland. That’s so Obama-era.
In the Trump administration, a popular $500 million transportation grant program is focused more on projects in rural areas that turned out for Donald Trump in the 2016 election. That means more road and rail projects in GOP strongholds such as Idaho, North Dakota, and Oklahoma, and fewer “greenways,” ‘‘complete streets” and bike lanes. Read more
Major bike-related products not included in Trump’s new China tariff list
PSA to my local friends:
Saturday afternoon, I was finishing my ride and elected to avoid some wind by heading home on the LoBo Trail. I encountered a homeless couple just past the turn off to the Longmont Rec Center, about 100 meters from the underpass below Ken Pratt Ave. This is Boulder County. There are transients everywhere, and I usually just hand them wherever ride food I’ve got left in my pockets. But this couple leered at me uncomfortably. Immediately, I took out my headphones. I debated turning around, actually. Something seemed “off.” Read more