• 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