Category Archive: bicycle transportation

Apr 11

People For Bikes Survey

People for Bikes Organization People for Bikes is an organization that promotes bicycle riding in America. Or, in their own words, they “aim to make riding better for everyone.” Of course those of us at Trailsnet hopes that means they promote more bike paths & bicycle trails nationwide including the promotion and connection of current …

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Aug 01

Time for Sustrans in America

If you’re not familiar with Sustrans or the UK National Cycle Network, then you’re not familiar with one of the most valuable tools available to mankind.Okay, so I may be guilty of a slight bit of hyperbole, but Sustrans truly is amazing. Basically, it’s all about sustainable transportation in Great Britain and bicycle transportation plays …

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Nov 17

New York City introduces long-term bike plan

The Big Apple is onboard with the worldwide move toward more bicycle transportation and recreation.It sounds like the New York city bicycle plan includes lots of bike lanes… I didn’t read much about independent bike & pedestrian paths. I think that is vital to making the bike plan accessible to everyone. There are many (I …

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Jul 18

Promoting bicycle transportation in the United States

A few recent articles show a glimmer of hope that this country is moving in the right direction when it comes to a bicycle friendly environment. The first two articles are from AARP: Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood promotes walking & biking as an alternative to driving Biketopia: how to make a community bike-friendly. Both of …

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