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  • Get your New Denver Bike Map! It’s FREE! DENVER, CO — There’s a new bike map now available in Denver, giving residents and visitors a latest look at the city’s bicycle program! The map shows the city’s off-street trail system as well as its robust network of on-street bike facilities, including another 39 miles of bike lanes and sharrows that have been added since ... Read more...
  • Audit: A Honest Assessment of Denver Moves If you haven’t read it yet, the City Auditor just released his 39-page audit of Denver Moves. Here are some of the highlights: “Denver Moves has not been implemented as envisioned. Public Works has employed a disjointed and financially inefficient approach, resulting in a fragmented system that includes less user-friendly bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure that does ... Read more...
  • Bikes, Businesses, and Bike Businesses are Growing in Denver Denver was recently recognized as a Silver Level Bicycle-Friendly Community by the League of American Bicyclists, which suggests that Denver is one of the nation’s best cities for riding a bike.  The Silver Level ranking also carries numerous economic benefits of bicycling with it. Denver’s award comes at a time that the bicycle is experiencing a ... Read more...
  • Get the Most out of Business Cycles As with any new program, BikeDenver wants to ensure that you understand how to get the most out of your Business Cycles annual membership.  Please see the list below for suggestions for how to do so: Think ahead – Keep an eye out for major events that perk your interest for partnership and promotion.  Every membership ... Read more...
  • Survey for Business Cycles Members Bold=encouraged. Rest is up to you! 1.   Name, Title: 2.   Business:  3.   Neighborhood: 4.   Employees: 5.   How should we know your business? 6.   Is biking part of your business’ culture? Why? 7.   How does you business benefit from more people on bikes in Denver (i.e. Why did you join)? 8.    Do you ever ride bikes? What kind of bike do you ride and why? 9.   What is the most outrageous/unexpected ... Read more...
  • Bike to Work Day! Ride with Mayor Hancock! Arrive at Park Hill Bike Depot around 6:30 AM. Ride will depart at approximately 7 AM THE ROUTE:  The ride is about 30-35 minutes long without police escort, so it would likely go faster that morning  These are the directions with a pdf map attached.  Here’s the link to the map, too: http://bit.ly/1fx3Tsg Start at Park Hill Bike Depot ... Read more...
  • US 36 Bikeway Scheduled to Open on Bike to Work Day   Learn more about the route here: http://36commutingsolutions.org/us-36-projects/u-s-36-bikeway/ Read more...
  • ACTION ALERT! Thank Your Legislator for Voting for Safe, Accessible Transportation Without any warning last Tuesday, there was a vote in the U.S. House of Representatives to eliminate funding for projects that make new transit systems safer and more accessible for bicyclists and pedestrians. Please take the time to weigh in with your Representative and let them know how you feel about their vote. The Emmer Amendment would have ... Read more...
  • ACTION ALERT! Advocate for Hard 6″ Curb on Brighton’s Planned Protected Bike Lane! Let’s Make it a Crowd! Join us to advocate for a hard 6″ curb on Brighton’s planned Protected Bike Lane Currently, the Brighton Blvd. roadway design indicates the City will build raised bike lanes – above a rollover curb. We want to see this rollover curb upgraded to a hard 6″ curb with steep, slow driveway entrances. ... Read more...
  • Much Room for Growth! Denver Remains a Silver Level Bicycle-Friendly Community  The League of American Bicyclists has recognized the Mile High City with a Silver Level Bicycle Friendly Community award!  This is Denver’s second time to receive the silver designation, acknowledging the community’s commitment to improving conditions for bicycling through investment in bicycling promotion, education programs, infrastructure and pro-bicycling policies.  More than 800 communities have applied ... Read more...
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