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Unified bike advocacy

The news is out that the three major American bike advocacy groups — the League of American Bicyclists, the Alliance for Biking and Walking, and Bikes Belong — plan to merge. The planned merger is widely hailed as a good move that makes sense. A unified voice and consolidated resources will strengthen the bike promotion read more »

Bicycle advocacy glossary

Terms for the world of cyclist / cycling / bicycle promotion and advocacy. Class I Bikeway: California divides bicycle facilities into three classes. “Class I Bike Path” is a trail, path, or sidepath physically separate from a road. Synonyms: cycleway, MUP, MUT, shared path, linear park, greenway. Class II Bikeway: California nomenclature for a bike read more »

Dan’s tips for cycling advocacy

I published this interview with Bicycle Colorado director Dan Grunig back in 2007. There have been some changes since then (Bicycle Colorado has grown, Thunderhead Alliance is now “The Alliance for Biking and Walking”) but Dan’s advice on getting involved with local advocacy still holds true. I intended this to be the start of a read more »

I am not at Interbike and California 3 foot law

My Instagram feed is full of photos from the huge bicycle industry show at Las Vegas. I see a lot of interesting new stuff, but I’m not there. Read below the striped socks dude for bicycle news, both local and far flung.

Study: Dramatic drop in head injuries when cities implement bike share

TLDR Summary: In spite of the grossly misleading framing given by study author Dr Frederick Rivara, a long-time helmet advocate, the latest head injury study from Seattle shows total injury rates and head injury rates drop dramatically in cities that implement bike share programs, compared against control cities without bike share. Nursing Professor Janessa Graves’ read more »

Flashback Friday: San Diego bicycle detection report, 1985

Longtime California cyclist advocate Bob Shanteau sent this 1985 report on traffic signal bicycle detection and asked me to archive it here at Cyclelicious.