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September 18, 2012
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San Francisco Bike Coalition Publishes Guide to Family Biking

The San Francisco Bicycle Coalition has published a Family Biking Guide, and it’s pretty great. And it takes a bit for me to commit to that. It really addresses cycling throughout the lifecycle of becoming a family, starting with pregnancy, … Continue reading

March 21, 2012
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Women on Bikes: Seriously?

As part of this year’s National Bike Summit, there was an afternoon Women’s Cycling Forum. The promotional description was quasi-promising: Women still cycle at much lower rates than men in the United States — making up just 24 percent of … Continue reading

January 27, 2012
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A New Transportation Bill? Panic, Round 8,377,201

Next Thursday, February 2, the House Transportation Committee is expected to vote on the “American Energy and Infrastructure Jobs Act.” Note the propaganda-friendly naming. This is, in fact, intended to be the long-awaited multi-year transportation bill. As usual, we are … Continue reading

January 4, 2012
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Minneapolis Community Education Wins Safe Routes to Schools Mini-Grant

Congratulations are in order to Minneapolis Community Education, who were awarded a coveted Safe Routes to Schools mini-grant for spring 2012 from the National Center for Safe Routes to School. Via the grant, MCE is one of 26 organizations to … Continue reading