Ride Boldly!

Bikes, bicycling, and road safety.

May 2, 2012
by julie
Comments Off

St. Paul to Discuss New Bike Boulevard May 8

Now that Jefferson Avenue has reached a conclusion and will be declared a bike boulevard after 4 years and countless shenanigans, the city of St. Paul is ready to discuss another bike boulevard. On May 8th, the Hamline Midway Coalition … Continue reading

May 2, 2012
by julie
Comments Off

Non-Motorized Transportation Pilot Project Summary Report Released

Yesterday was the big day, finally. After several “delivery dates” came and passed, on May 1, 2012 the FHWA finally delivered the Non-Motorized Transportation Pilot Program report (PDF). I wrote quite a bit about it at Streets.MN yesterday. Your quick … Continue reading

April 27, 2012
by julie
Comments Off

Physics, the Law & Tragedy

Another cyclist fatality is in the news, this time in the suburbs, where a 17-year-old was hit by a car when leaving church. As usual, the news coverage has been very conscientious about making sure we know the helmet status … Continue reading

April 5, 2012
by julie
1 Comment

St. Paul Approves Jefferson Avenue Bikeway (Finally)

After another fine round of hand-wringing, the St. Paul City Council approved the Jefferson Avenue bike boulevard. This has been a victory for… well, let’s be honest here. Absolutely no one. It took four years, hundreds of traffic engineer hours, … Continue reading