New Report Shows How to Create Successful Bike Initiatives at the Ballot Box

Bike and Pedestrian Measures on the Ballot – New Report Shows How to be Successful So Congress shut down most of the federal government, closed parks and delayed transportation funding last fall. It sure inconvenienced recreational cyclists among many other people. But bicycle advocates don't have to depend on such a dysfunctional national legislature. In fact, they don't even have to rely on legislators at all to get funding for local bike projects. Advocates around the country have put ballot initiatives to voters to raise money and earmarking it for local transit projects.…

Legends of Siesta Key

I lean the bicycle against a massive column. The main building is southern gothic plantation architecture. My backpack is heavy with mass-market tenth and eleventh editions, and used at that so Mr. McDonald didn't see a dime from my recent purchases. I wait at the door. The surveillance cameras must be well hidden. I wait some more.…

Ogden Awarded Bike Friendly Community Status

It took four tries, but Ogden was determined to get that Bicycle Friendly Community (BFC) recognition. It finally did. In October, it became the only community in Utah to win BFC honors from the League of American Bicyclists in the fall's round of awards. Ogden was awarded bronze status, up from the honorable mention it got last time it applied.…

West Valley City Constructing 2 New Paved Bike Trails

New bike paths are coming soon to West Valley City. There are currently two new bike trails under construction in West Valley City. According to Kevin Astill with West Valley City Parks & Recreation, both of these paved trails will run east to west, giving cyclists new and safe ways to cross the valley.…

A Unity of Opposites

Extremes. Everything has its opposite. Insane wealth and abject poverty. Pure evil and guileless goodness. Exquisite joy and absolute sorrow. Hope and despair. Exhilaration and depression.…