Author: DouglasKelley

Notes from Norway

I might have expected Trondheim, Norway to have lousy bike infrastructure. After all, its latitude is just shy of the Arctic Circle, it’s a city of only middling size, and Norway is a petro-state with a trillion-dollar sovereign wealth fund

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Zagster rolling strong in Rochester

Seen those white cruiser bikes with blue signs and baskets rolling around neighborhoods in Rochester? So have I–lots of them! Zagster bike share is off to a strong start in Rochester, according to the update given by Aviva Manin, Rochester

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Kids tour Rochester by biking through parks

On July 25, 18 3rd-6th graders along with nine adults from the Rush-Henrietta Care Program enjoyed a 12-mile “Bike Your Parks” ride from Conkey Corner Park to Ontario Beach Park. The trip took the group down El Camino Trail where

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Packed schedule for Bike Week 2017

Bike Week 2017 in Rochester officially runs 13-21 May, and the schedule is packed! The RCA calendar lists it all: You can learn about biking instead of driving at I pass gas: An event for the bikecurious, find good routes

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Bike Lockers in City Garages

Now you can keep your bike safe, secure, and dry in a locker in downtown Rochester! Fully-enclosed lockers are free to use in the Mortimer Street Garage, across from the RTS Transit Center. You can also rent a locker in

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Update from the National Bike Summit

by Scott MacRae, MD I attended the League of American Cyclists National Bike Summit in Washington, DC, again this year, seeing old friends and meeting new ones with over 400 attendees. If you have never attended, it’s a fantastic opportunity

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Success Stories at the South-Central PA Regional Bike Summit

Want to hear about the successes of like-minded promoters of cycling as transportation? Attend the South-Central PA Regional Bike Summit on Saturday, 18 March. The target audience includes on and off-road riders, bike club members, bike shop representatives, bicycle advocates,

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Hudson Ave. bike share station is fully funded

In spring 2017, Rochester will get a bike share program, run by Zagster. Our friends at Reconnect Rochester wanted to make bike share broadly accessible to city residents, and in particular saw need for a bike share station on Hudson

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Main Street bike lane: Progress update

The City of Rochester will soon make substantial updates to Main Street, and RCA is among a coalition of citizens advocating for dedicated bike lanes on our new-and-improved Main Street. Read more about the project in the January RCA meeting

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Notes from MassBike Advocacy Boot Camp

by Jesse Peers Let me get this out of the way: I’m a relatively recent bicycle convert. I grew up in a cul-de-sac neighborhood way out in the ‘burbs and had nowhere to cycle to as a kid. Seventeen years

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