The ‘Cross Connection

October 17, 2013 Meredith Powlison I woke up in the middle of the night to the sound of pouring rain. Tugged from my light sleep, visions of slippery corners, grimy caked-up cleats, and thickly muddy climbs raced through my mind. Thunder rumbled outside my window. I...

Best proof yet: Protected lanes help bike sharing pay off

October 17, 2013 Michael Andersen, Green Lane Project staff writer As we’ve written before, protected bike lanes and public bike sharing go together like peanut butter and chocolate. Both tools appeal to new bike riders by removing key barriers to biking: having...

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...