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November 15, 2013by Carolyn SzczepanskiEvery time I head to the Golden State, I leave with new energy and inspiration. And I’m still buzzing with all the amazing connections and conversations I had last weekend at the California by Bike Summit 2013. Here are just a few of the highlights...
October 4, 2013by LizOur friends in Georgia are currently working to beat back an anti-bicycling bill, HB 689, in the state legislature. The law would require tags and registration for bicycles, remove the righ to ride two abreast in the road, place strange requirements on group rides and make some unrestricted public roadways "off limits" to bicyclists. Georgia Bikes is working to stop this anti-bike bill from...
October 2, 2013by LizCampaigns to get bicycles on commuter trains are cropping up across the country. We've seen recent success in the Bay Area, and there's been a national push to get Amtrak on board with increased bicycle services. This week, we're seeing more positive movement in Chicago, where the South Shore Line rail is planning to announce a bike program by next spring, according to the Chicago Tribune. Last...