Ride Boldly!

Bikes, bicycling, and road safety.

March 26, 2012
by julie
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Traffic Calming = Life Calming

The other day I referenced the sheer amount of street traffic that comes into play from parents driving their kids to school. There are similar figures available for how much filth the school pickup carline emits (right next to the … Continue reading

March 23, 2012
by julie

Women & Children on Bikes: Perspective

After the Women’s Cycling Forum on Wednesday, I posted about how some of the messaging made me rantier and more cranky than usual. There have been posts from people who attended who summarize some of the positive stuff said there, … Continue reading

March 17, 2012
by julie
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Minnesota Bike Summit: Late Coverage

I realize I haven’t said much about the Bike Summit here at Ride Boldly! Which, let’s get down to it: It’s been bloody nice. I’ve been working something that semi-resembles a normal job during human hours. One that requires the … Continue reading

February 22, 2012
by julie
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New at streets.mn: Safe Routes to Schools Messaging

I’m happy to announce that I’ve become an occasional contributor to StreetsMN, a blog devoted to discussing transportation infrastructure and planning throughout our fair state. My first contribution, Safe Routes to Schools: Getting the Message Right, talks about the challenge … Continue reading

February 13, 2012
by julie

Not In My Front Yard: Safe Routes Stalls in Blaine Council

Nothing quite like suburbia to make you want to grind your teeth. In September 2011, MNDOT awarded several Safe Routes to Schools grants to Anoka County suburbs to help encourage kids to walk to school. One of the projects was … Continue reading