Wasatch Front Bike Progress – Lots of Good Signs

By Chad Mullins Originally, my intention was to mention a list of events that deserve our bicycle community support at the end of this blog.  Only through our participation can we hope to attract the political will needed to get active transportation projects planned and funded. But when I considered how few readers might remain […]

An Introduction to Chad Mullins’ New Blog

This blog will be a new experience for me, and that means it will be a new experience for readers as well.  So, first I will try to explain myself, which may help put my comments and opinions in context. I love riding a bike instead of driving, and try to do so at every […]

Velo-City Global 2012 Vancouver – International Cycling Conference. Part 2 – The Vancouver Bicycling Story: How They Did It.

Velo-City Global 2012 Vancouver – International Cycling Conference. Part 2 – The Vancouver Bicycling Story: How They Did It.

By Chad Mullins Decades ago Vancouver made the decision to create a more livable urban environment through sustainable transportation. Since 1997 the Vancouver downtown population has grown 75%, while the greater Vancouver population has grown 18%. People are moving to downtown Vancouver because it is a community where people want to live. The focus on […]

Complete Streets

By Chad Mullins During a whirlwind of events last week, visiting transportation experts shared their “Complete Streets” expertise with Utah public officials, planners and traffic engineers (“Transportation experts calling for ‘complete streets’,” Salt Lake Tribune, Mar.22; “Session aims at safer streets for cyclists, pedestrians,” Salt Lake Tribune, Mar. 21). A full-day workshop with Utah’s transportation […]