Bicycle

Bicycle program update

For those interested, here’s a pretty good summary of what’s going on with Metro’s bicycle program. The report was prepared by Metro staff for the Metro Board of Directors. It’s basically an update that staff writes up periodically. So what is going on? As the report details, there are efforts [continue reading]

Loading your bike on a bus

I noticed that our friends at the Buzzer Blog in Vancouver ran a poll recently asking how many readers had actually loaded their bike onto a bus’ bike rack. The answer: about 60 percent of readers. Obviously it’s an unscientific poll targeted at cyclists in a very bike-friendly city. But [continue reading]

Bike-to-work programs picking up speed at Diamond Awards that showcase corporate traffic-busting commuter programs.

Illuminating a stellar effort in unraveling the region’s huge traffic knot, the Corporate Blue Diamond Award for 2010 was awarded Wednesday to the California Institute of Technology, the renowned research university in Pasadena. With a robust bike-to-work and to-school program that currently attracts some 600 participants, Caltech offers a wide [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Greg Raisman, via Flickr Nope, that’s not our Hollywood. That’s the Hollywood part of Portland, Oregon, the city with some serious cycling credentials. The cyclist is in a “bike box,” which the city has installed in several locations to try to eliminate collisions between cyclists and vehicles that [continue reading]