A researcher raises some interesting skepticism.
One of the nation’s top bike advocates and critically acclaimed author Mia Birk of Alta Planning + Design joins us on Thursday Dec. 15 from 5:00 to 8:00 pm.Join us for a wonderful holiday joyride from Bikestation downtown to Open books on 4th Street’s Retro Row for Mia’s lively and informative talk on all things […]
This year marks the third time a Women’s Bicycling Forum has preceded the National Bike Summit in Washington, DC, and, despite weather emergencies and an epidemic of flight cancellations, this is by far the best-attended one yet. Despite impressive momentum, the movement to get more women on bikes faces many obstacles. Yesterday, National Organization of […]
Support Growing for Hit-and-Run Alert Legislation (LAT, KPCC) Metro Board Discussing Study To Decide Future of Orange Line (DN) A Preview of Planned Walk and Bike Connections for Union Station (The Source, Curbed) Nona Varnado Talks L.A. Bike Train Success (Guardian) Bicycling’s Role in Liberating Women, Ending Patriarchy (Neon Tommy) Dueling Santa Monica Airport Ballot Measures […]
Leah Missbach Day, co-founder of World Bicycle Relief and the keynote speaker to inaugurate the Women’s Bicycling Summit, was very succinct with her main point about a bike: “This is not a bike.” The bike is a tool, she intoned; a tool that helps generate economic stability, community cohesiveness, and gender equality, particularly in poor […]
We’re not the first to point out the irony of holding Interbike, the big national conference of cycling merchandizers, in Las Vegas, a city that appears on no one’s list of bike-friendly places. Especially as Interbike organizers pledge to invest more in bike advocacy, it seems incongruent to hold the conference in proximity to the […]