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2013 Rochester’s Spokes & Ink Bike & Poster Festival

Spokes & Ink Bike & Poster Festival Monroe Center for the Arts & Education August 18, 2013 By Harvey Botzman The Rochester Cycling Alliance did it again! We were at Rochester’s Spokes & Ink Bike & Poster Festival, on Sunday,

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Amtrak Unboxed Bicycle Carriage Demonstration

Amtrak Unboxed Bicycle Carriage Demonstration Empire Service, Adirondack, Maple Leaf, and Ethan Allen Trains July 17-31, 2013. By Harvey Botzman Amtrak has been demonstrating the use of bicycle racks for the carriage of unboxed bicycles in passenger cars on its

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Press Conference Detailing Final Plans for Rochester Intermodal Transportation Center

March 4, 2013. At a press conference announcing the receipt of proposals for the final design and construction of the Rochester Intermodal Transportation Center Congresswoman Slaughter spoke with RCA VP Bill Collins and RCA Director Harvey Botzman. The Congresswoman reiterated

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Genesee-Finger Lakes Active Transportation Summit

Tuesday, April 30, 2013 from 8am – 5pm! Click here to register! We envision a future in which every community has transportation options that are healthy, fun, safe, and environmentally friendly. The purpose of the Genesee-Finger Lakes Active Transportation Summit

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Save the Date! Genesee-Finger Lakes Active Transportation Summit Tuesday, April 30th

Save the Date! Genesee-Finger Lakes Active Transportation Summit Tuesday, April 30th We envision a future in which every community has transportation options that are healthy, fun, safe, and environmentally friendly. The purpose of the Genesee-Finger Lakes Active Transportation Summit is

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Rochester Cycling Alliance New Year’s Update

  We don’t often send mail to all of our friends and followers (in fact, never before).  But in honor of the new year and several exciting announcements, we thought we’d provide this factsheet and the attached photo(s), explained below.

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Finger Lakes Health Systems Agency Hires Active Transportation Specialist

It is a great pleasure to announce that Elizabeth Murphy has joined our Healthi Kids Team – effective Monday, January 28th. Elizabeth assumes the position of Active Transportation Specialist funded by our community’s H.E.A.R.T. Grant (CDC Community Transformation Grant). This

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Winter Bicycle and Pedestrian Traffic Count – BRR!

The next counts for the National Bicycle and Pedestrian Documentation Project are scheduled for January 8th, 9th, and 10th. If you’re interested in helping out, please see this site: http://trails.zgroks.com/index.html which lets you view all of the sites and easily

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NYS DOT’ Draft Capital Plan ignores Bicycling & Walking as Transportation Modes

NYBC Press Release Objects to NYS DOT draft Capital Plan Posted on November 29, 2012 by brkehoe Media Release: NYS Dept. of Transportation’s Draft Capital Plan misses 1/4 of traffic deaths/injuries Complete Streets Law mandates also ignored in draft Plan

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Support the GCCS’s Sixth Grade Class Bicycling Research Project

The Genesee Community Charter School’s 6th graders are raising funds to help support their travel to learn directly about four great bicycing cities in the USA. The four cities selected are, Austin TX, Portland OR, Boulder CO and Madison/Milwaukee WI.

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