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Hoover city leaders seek help with pedestrian and bicycle plan

HOOVER, Ala. (WIAT) — Hoover city leaders would like to hear from the public about how to make the city more walkable.

Crossing busy streets in Hoover can be a little challenging. 225 more words

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We are a part of a Community that cares!

It’s been a week and a few days since the Sean Stanton Community Slow Roll.

Lisa Hadden of the Mid-Michigan Cycling Club, (one of our partners in this event, the other was the City of Mt. 395 more words

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Reader Letter: Cyclists need to follow the rules of the road

In light of the recent bicycle accidents around the city, I feel strongly that many cyclists are not informed on proper bike safety.

If you want to ride your bicycle legally on the street, you must identify yourself properly. 163 more words


Reader Letter: Sidewalks are for pedestrians, not bicycles

All of the discussion seems to be about cyclists being able to ride more safely on sidewalks than on roads. While that may be true, it needs to be recognized that bicycles on sidewalks are very dangerous for pedestrians. 145 more words


Ghost bike ceremony held in honour of dead Montreal cyclist

A ghost bike ceremony was held in Rosemont Friday morning, to honour the memory of Meryem Anoun who was fatally struck while riding her bicycle one week ago today, at the intersection of Bélanger Street and 6 Avenue. 564 more words


Angela Kokott: Bike tax could silence critics

I’m an avid cyclist and while I hate to pay taxes, I would be okay with a bike tax.

Oregon has become the first U.S. state to impose a $15 tax on the sale of new bikes valued at more than $200. 142 more words


Reader Letter: Cyclists can safely ride sidewalks

I’m a boomer on a bike, who has been riding the streets of Windsor since last century, and until this city provides maximum (physical) safety for people on bicycles, I’ll take my chances on the sidewalks. 308 more words