Here's a posting of near daily cycling news from across the country, and sometimes
interesting things from around the world. If I missed a worthy piece, please pass it on
to me. As always, comments welcome.
Reminder: Today is election day. Please vote for the parson or party you think will do the most good for you and your neighbohood and the province.
- More walking, less cars (The Villager, Oct 09)
"I wouldn't let my 15-year-old ride a bike down Bloor Street," Mark Grimes (Ward 6) said. "It's very concerning to me to have these young kids on major corridors."
As Grimes is my own councillor, I wrote him a letter.
- Bike park peddled for Middleton (Nova News Now, Oct 09)
- National Media Noticing the Urban Bicycling Trend (StreetsBlog, Oct 09)
Talking about the next two articles:
- Big cities try to ease way for bicyclists (USA Today, Oct 08)
- Cycling Gains Ground in NYC (Associated Press, Oct 08)
- Long lines cause headache for cyclists (Examiner.com, San Fransisco, Oct 10)
Also see: Dude, Where's my bike lane? for a video showing this problem
- Free tagging aims to beat the bicycle thief in Bristol (Bapco Journal, UK, Oct 09)
Bloody Brilliant, we need a scheme like that here, too.
- Separate paths for cyclists, pedestrians in Perth (The West Australian, Australia, Ovt 10)
Shared paths, with cyclists, rollorbladers, stollers, joggers pedestrians and dogs is the most dangerous place to ride a bike. A cyclist is better off on the streets where there are rules that everybody follows. Twinning the path helps.
- Cyclists concerned by potholes (Norwich Evening News, UK, Oct 10)
So it's not just here...
- Bill Graham: Smart cyclists follow road rules (Kansas City Star, MO, Oct 10)
- Cyclists Complain About Tickets At White Rock Lake (NBC5i.com, TX, Oct 9)
- Police target bicycle safety (Geelong Advertiser, Australia, Oct 10)
- Westchester considers bicycle helmet law (The Journal News / Lohud.com, NY, Oct 10)
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