Category: bike Rochester

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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Infrastructure in Rochester: Bike boxes

Whatever is happening in Montreal, Rochester has great (and growing) bike infrastructure, too. Here Erik Frisch, a city Transportation Specialist and guru of alternative transportation, describes bike boxes, which allow for safer left turns at busy intersections around town.

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Sustainability Mobility Fair – May 8th Free expo

“Sustainability Mobility Fair – Future Transportation Choices for Short Trips” Admission is free and open to the public. When: Saturday, May 8, 2010 from 10:AM – 2 PM Where: The Center for Student Innovation at RIT, 1 Lomb Memorial Dr

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Behold the Bike!

Few inventions have the efficiency, health benefits, affordability, urban design potential, safety features and environmental friendliness of the modern bike. It’s not your grandmother’s bicycle; it’s a revolutionary component in our future transportation portfolio. There have been bikes. There will

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