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On the radio: Bike plans in Rochester and at U of R

Good conversations about bike infrastructure, involving RCA members, have been on the radio twice this month. First, Evan Dawson recently led a discussion of the Bicycle Master Plan of the City of Rochester on his show Connections on WXXI. RCA’s

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Bike to School Day 2016 in ROC

In third grade, I started biking to school. I usually rode with my brother, up the hill that seemed so big at the time, winding through the neighborhood, crossing one busy street — with a crossing guard, of course. Along

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Western New York Bike Festival

The Western New York Bike Festival will take place 4 & 5 June at Dryer Road Park in Victor. At least 10 regional bike organizations — including RCA — will be there, as well as bike shops from the region,

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Canalway Trail Detour at West Henrietta Road

Planning to ride the Canalway Trail? Bridge construction will block the trail at West Henrietta Road for most of 2016, so detour routes are in effect. Heading east, you’ll leave the canal at West Henrietta and ride Westfall Road, returning

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Rochester’s First Bike Boulevard

This fall the City of Rochester established the first of its planned bike boulevards, routes along city streets that connect cyclists to destinations in many neighborhoods while avoiding busy intersections and heavy automobile traffic. This boulevard starts at Monroe Ave.

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Featured Cyclist: Robert Howland (and Eleanor)

Today we begin a series of posts featuring cyclists around Rochester, highlighting common interests and needs as well as the great diversity of ways cycling is a part of our community. What are you riding? It’s a Trek Soho-S single

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Monroe County Millennials and alternative transportation

In a recent survey by Monroe County, young adults around Rochester listed bike lanes and walkable communities among the factors keeping them in the area. Moving forward, they asked for more bike lanes and a bike share program, pointing to

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City of Rochester Neighborhood Petition for Speed Limit Reduction

Added to our Cycling Resources page is a PDF containing the City of Rochester Neighborhood Petition for Speed Limit Reduction. Download Form – Send completed form to Erik Frisch frische@cityofrochester.gov or mail to:  Erik Frisch, Dept. of Environment Services, City of Rochester, 30 Church

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RCA Joins NYBC

The Rochester Cycling Alliance is now a member organization of the New York Bicycling Coalition. The NYBC advocates for pro-bicycle policies at the local, New York state and federal levels. They educate New Yorkers about the benefits of bicycling and walking,

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RCA Bike Corral at Greentopia

RCA Bike Corral at Greentopia Sept 14-15, 2013 By Harvey Botzman Once again the Rochester Cycling Alliance performed a valuable service to the entire bicycling community. At the Greentopia Festival, Sept. 14-15, 2013, we maintained a bike corral for the

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