Riding through the smug cloud

October 31, 2013 Kristin Butcher In these tumultuous times, it’s nice to have a few things I can always count on. I know the sun will rise in the east, just as I know my one-year-old will wake up well before that happens – unless I have to get up extremely early...

First Fridays, First Memories: Kate

November 01, 2013 Kate enjoying some off-road riding. (Image: YannPhotoVideo) As a way to introduce you to the people behind PeopleForBikes, we do a short interview on the first Friday of every month. The theme? Bicycling firsts. Last month we interviewed our...

Iowa: Speak up for new trails near you

November 01, 2013 Do you want better bicycling in Iowa? We’re partnering with the Iowa Bicycle Coalition to get the word out about important meetings for bicycling in your state.   You could have a new trail connecting your community or the next protected bike...

Klein, street transformer in DC and Chicago, steps down

November 01, 2013 Michael Andersen, Green Lane Project staff writer Gabe Klein, in May 2013. Photo: Metropolitan Planning Council (Flickr). The official who used strong support from two mayors to catapult Washington D.C. and Chicago to the forefront of American street...