Ride Boldly!

Bikes, bicycling, and road safety.

September 14, 2012
by julie

Infrastructure As “Human Rights?”

Yesterday, at the Pro Bike/Pro Walk Conference in Long Beach, the closing session was presented by a militant anti-car crusader, Mark Gorton. He was the founder/funder of the Streetsblog Network. Such speaker selection is pretty common — conferences of this … Continue reading

March 21, 2012
by julie

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

August 15, 2011
by julie

Advocacy, the Gas Tax & Depression

I’ve been a little lax with updates recently. Part of it’s been being busy. Part of it is being depressed a little about the state of things. I’ve discussed the current situation with the Transportation Bill previously. In an issue … Continue reading

April 6, 2011
by julie
Comments Off on Draft Federal Budget Slashes Transportation, Slams ‘Bike Trails’

Draft Federal Budget Slashes Transportation, Slams ‘Bike Trails’

Based on recent rhetoric, the draft budget released by House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) shouldn’t surprise transportation advocates. Streetsblog DC takes a deep dive into the proposal and discovers quite a lot to dislike if you believe in … Continue reading