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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 »

The Secret Diary of a Bike Advocate, Part 1

For my very occasional series on bicycle advocacy, I interviewed Barb Chamberlain last December. Barb is Executive Director of Washington Bikes (nee the Bicycle Alliance of Washington, the bicycle advocacy organization for the state of Washington.

A good example of a news story about biking to work

The first time I was interviewed for a “bike to work” story a little over a decade ago, I gave my story – I’ve biked to work since the 1980s, through all weather, and my rides to work are overwhelmingly pleasant and without incident. He asked about any accidents. With 20 years of biking, I’ve read more »

Silicon Valley tech company hiring a campus bike hub manager

Lots of interesting, career track jobs in this week’s edition of bicycle jobs. You know those bike racks on the front of city buses? Those are manufactured by SportWorks in Seattle, WA. They’re looking for a product design and development engineer. More bicycle jobs below the cyclist photo.