Category: Advocacy

Rochester’s updated bike ordinances

On September 17th, the Rochester’s City Council approved changes to the city code in regard to bicycles. The bike ordinances hadn’t been updated since the 1960s! For a full listing, see below. Of particular note is an official prohibition for

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Making connections at the Women’s Safe Cycling Summit

An enthusiastic group participated in the Women’s Safe Cycling Summit organized by Karen Lankeshofer and held at the Legacy at Erie Station in Henrietta, on September 10. The participants, with riding skills ranging from novice to expert, heard keynote speaker

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Shifting Gears: Promoting Rochester’s Two-Wheeled Revolution

Introducing the most amazing final publication from the Genesee School 6th graders. Shifting Gears: Promoting Rochester’s Two-Wheeled Revolution! A Project of the Genesee Community Charter School Sixth Grade Class of 2013 Read the entire report here, find out how these students

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Advocacy Advance Action 2020 Workshop

On October 17, the RCA-sponsored Advocacy Advance Action 2020 Workshop helped over 40 advocates, agency staff and elected officials to brainstorm local strategies for increasing bicycle and pedestrian programs and projects in the region.   Many thanks to Brighid O’Keane, of the Alliance for

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D&C Bike Article Thursday & Complete Streets Legislation Approved in Both NY Houses

The legislation is expected to be signed by Governor Coumo. On another note, there will be a D&C article on bike commuting that will run this Thursday. Patty Singer from the D&C interviewed Erik Frisch, Bill Collins and others for

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Rochester Bicycle Master Plan, Brighton, Wegmans and 360/365 Movie Festival

The last 2 weeks have been very productive for Rochester Cycling Advocacy. Two weeks ago RCA members Jon Schull, Scott MacRae and Tom Robinson (EDR) met with Brighton Town Surpervisor Sandra Frankel to discuss ways to make Brighton more bike

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This is it! Bicycle Master Plan Public Meetings Wedesday and Thursday Night 6pm Aug. 25-26

Dear Cyclists,Here is a repeat listing of the Rochester Bicycle Master Plan Rochester Quadrant Citizens Meetings if you have not seen the listing already. We are welcoming all citizens and cyclist to attend. The meetings will be facilitated by Bruce

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This is it! Bicycle Master Plan Public Meetings Wedesday and Thursday Night 6pm Aug. 25-26

Dear Cyclists,Here is a repeat listing of the Rochester Bicycle Master Plan Rochester Quadrant Citizens Meetings if you have not seen the listing already. We are welcoming all citizens and cyclist to attend. The meetings will be facilitated by Bruce

Posted in Advocacy, alternative transportation, Rochester cycling

Save Recission $$$ for Bikes!

Protect vital bicycle funding programs- demand proportionality in rescissions! Take Action! The Jobs Bill passed by Congress last week contains a $2.2 billion rescission of transportation funds from state Departments of Transportation. In many states, the DOT will likely target

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Save Recission $$$ for Bikes!

Protect vital bicycle funding programs- demand proportionality in rescissions! Take Action! The Jobs Bill passed by Congress last week contains a $2.2 billion rescission of transportation funds from state Departments of Transportation. In many states, the DOT will likely target

Posted in Advocacy