Sometimes bridges connect roads and trails. Sometimes they connect neighbors and lives, in this case the Lancaster bridge in Idaho Springs connects a trail, to a life, to a past, to an era, to a lifestyle to all things cycling in Colorado.
Scott Lancaster, it seems, lived the life of a legend. His death is in ways legendary, and the way he led his short life was epic. He died at the age of 18 on January 14th, 1991 in Idaho Springs. He was killed by a mountain lion on a training run. He was the first known person to ever be killed by a mountain lion in Colorado. The story made national news but was over-shadowed by the start of Operation Desert Storm on January 17th—the same day Scotts body was finally found. Read more
The Regional Transportation District (RTD) is holding public meetings Feb. 4 in Boulder; Feb. 6 in Longmont; and Feb. 7 in Niwot on the progress toward implementing Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) service on State Highway 119, between and within theRead More
A photo of this caution sign recently showed up on Facebook with the question, “If you want to caution safety, put it on everyone. Not one particular group of hobbyists. Why no RV sign? Why no motorcycle decibel warning sign?Read More
Congratulations to all eight winners of the RoadX Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Challenge! Five innovative ideas and three pilot concepts were chosen from over 300 submissions from around the world. Bicycle Colorado co-hosted the awards event last week with theRead More
More than 600 people died on Colorado’s roadways last year, according to statistics gathered by state transportation officials, up about 11 percent from 2015 and the highest total in a decade, despite increased work to brake a now-sixyear rise in fatalities. Read more
Do you think you can design a better transportation system? Do you have great ideas for moving pedestrians and cyclists more safely? If so, the Colorado Department of Transportation wants to hear from you. You could win thousands of dollarsRead More