Tag: Safe Routes to School

60 Second Cycling: Week in Review & Upcoming Events

While we may have enjoyed a day off mid-week, cycling advocates have remained hard at work analyzing the new transportation bill being sent to President Obama. America Bikes has issued its Analysis of The New Transportation Bill, MAP-21, noting that funding will decrease by 33% to 66% depending on each state’s use of the opt-out... Read more »

"Why Johnny Can't Ride" During Tomorrow's Bike to School Day

"Why Johnny Can't Ride" During Tomorrow's Bike to School Day
With Wednesday, May 9th being the first-ever Bike To School Day, the biggest story circling the interweb has nothing to do with all the kids who will be riding to school tomorrow; it’s about the one kid who wasn’t allowed to. “Why Johnny Can’t Ride” is an excellent feature article that was published online at... Read more »

Will Your Child's School Be Participating in Bike to School Day on May 9th?

Will Your Child's School Be Participating in Bike to School Day on May 9th?
This coming Wednesday, May 9th, is the first ever Bike to School Day. Organized and promoted by The National Center for Safe Routes to School and the League of American Bicyclists, this National Bike Month event seeks to emulate the success of Walk to School Day in October. Do you know if your child’s school... Read more »
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The Wrong Young People are Riding Bikes More Often

The Wrong Young People are Riding Bikes More Often
If you follow cycling-related news feeds like I do, you probably noticed a host of commentary on the Frontier Group’s recently released study Transportation and the New Generation:  Why Young People are Driving Less and What It Means for Transportation Policy.   This report puts actual numbers to the trends bicycling advocates and industry insiders have... Read more »

Safe Routes to School Eliminated by GOP

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I feel like I’ve been buzzed by an SUV while riding my bike well within the bike lane. You know the sensation – your body shudders and you develop a sinking feeling in the pit of your stomach.  It’s not only the disbelief that you could have been injured.  You just can’t comprehend how a... Read more »