bikes not bombs! →
if you’re in the Boston area, you should check out bikes not bombs, which, since 2007 has touched lives all around the world through donated bicycles, vocational training, and the creation and mentoring of youth leaders.
lock up your bikes! →
bike thefts increasing in the district, reports the washington post
meet the mechanics of the tour de france.
Who said riding had to be a white thing?" →
The Washington Post ran an interesting piece in their lifestyle section yesterday about black women bike riders: “we do bike”. Although the racial gap for biking is large both in DC and nationally, cycling enthusiasts like the group recently launched on facebook, “Black Women Bike DC” are hoping to swing the divide in the other direction.
HELP Take Action! Kwame Brown removing Tommy Wells... →
Tommy Wells, the Chairman of the Committee on Public Works and Transportation, has lead DC in the past few years in making it a walkable/bikeable/street-car-rideable city. Today, Kwame Brown, Chairman of the DC Council, announced he was stripping Wells of the position. Let’s not let dirty politics get in the way of making DC a more livable and green city! Email Brown’s office at...
a poem for biking from here
for bikes, red lights are stop lights in virginia →
what we already know: biking is awesome →
The Political Economy Research Institute released a study this month that analyzed the employment that results from the design and construction of pedestrian and bicycle infrastructure. The report, linked in pdf here, calculated the direct, indirect, and induced employment created through the design, construction, and materials procurement of bicycle, pedestrian, and road infrastructure. and...