• Do You Know The Story of the Lancaster Bridge? It’s a Colorado Connection of Life and Cycling

    Submitted by Bill Plock on October 12th, 2020

    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

    • RTD hosting public meetings on SH 119 Bus Rapid Transit Project and CDOT’s proposed bikeway

      Submitted by 303cycling on January 22nd, 2019

      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

      • June is Bike Month

        Submitted by 303cycling on June 4th, 2018

        Colorado is a premier bicycling state. To celebrate bicycling for transportation, fun and health, Colorado has designated each June as Bike Month.  Read more

        • What’s up with this City of Morrison, CO sign instructing bikes to “stay far right?”

          Submitted by 303cycling on February 15th, 2018

          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

          • CDOT RoadX winners announced!

            Submitted by 303cycling on May 30th, 2017

            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

            • Colorado Ped and Cycling deaths at 15 year high

              Submitted by 303cycling on February 5th, 2017

              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

              • CDOT’s RoadX Challenge Update

                Submitted by 303cycling on January 23rd, 2017

                CDOT wants Colorado’s roads to be safer, after increased highway fatalities over the past three years. And they’re giving away money to anyone who can help them with that goal. Read more

                • CDOT launches $500k Bicycle, Pedestrian Challenge

                  Submitted by 303cycling on November 12th, 2016

                  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