Archive for March, 2010
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I was so pleased to get this email yesterday from Kylie Walzak, the Education Coordinator at BICAS!
The Tucson-Pima County Bicycle Advisory Committee (TPCBAC) has chosen BICAS as this year’s recipient of its Bicycle Advocate of the Year Award.
According to the BAC’s chair, Brian Beck, the Bicycling Advocate of the Year Award will be presented to [...]
From the NYT today:
The daily activities most associated with happiness are sex, socializing after work and having dinner with others. The daily activity most injurious to happiness is commuting. According to one study, joining a group that meets even just once a month produces the same happiness gain as doubling your income.
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I saw today that CNN.com has as one its main stories . . . the Los Angeles Tweed ride! Granted, it’s an “ireport,” which is where they highlight a story written by a member of the public, but still.
Popular culture is showing increasing reception to stories about how riding a bike is fun. [...]
Mike Mckisson at TucsonVelo is reporting that the Tucson City Council is considering bike licensing in Tucson. Seems they are thinking about a ten-dollar license fee.
I guess I am not in principle opposed to this idea, but I do have a nagging voice telling me that riding a bike should be a right, not [...]
Most of you have probably been following the story of Randy Mason, the Flagstaff cyclist who got grazed by a city bus and then yelled at for it, and then cited for disorderly conduct.
He was riding his bike as far to the right as he reasonably could, given that the bike lane was full of [...]
Who knew? Yellowstone National Park roads closed to motorized use for one month each spring.
They advise you to bring bear spray and be prepared to turn around if wildlife is blocking the road.
Readers of this blog know that I have recommended fighting those stop-sign tickets you get on your bike if you are pulled over by Tucson Police Department officers. As I have often stated in this blog, you aren’t going to win (most likely) on fighting the ticket, but what you can do is get [...]Read More..>>
I got a call from the Arizona Department of Transportation today to alert me that they had removed the ghostbike that was anonymously installed for Grant Davis.
I appreciated that call a lot.
It seems the bike was inadvertently installed inside some kind of federally-mandated safety zone and ADOT was compelled to move it, but [...]
. . . and it’s Paris Hilton. (TMZ.com)