Bikes and politics. Can cycling grow in your bike town without political leadership?Janette Sadik-Khan was appointed transportation commissioner by Mayor Michael Bloomberg in 2007 and in six years oversaw the building of nearly 400 miles of bike lanes and more than 60 pedestrian plazas. She also helped create Citi Bike, a bike share network of 6,000 bikes that has since grown to 12,000 bikes. Sad…
Lindsay Bliek is a mom who bikes almost everywhere. So, it’s no surprise her blog is called This Mom Bikes. Lindsay knows that in North America women are still a minority of people who ride bicycles. She wants to see that change, and soon. We invited her on the Bike Town podcast to explain why and to share her tips on everyday bike riding ... with kids!
Remember when riding a bike was fun? Remember when riding a bike WASN’T a competitive sport? In 2014, Alberta Venture magazine declared Sean Carter one of Alberta’s 50 Most Influential People. That remarkable feat, and many other contributions Sean has made to the province, can be traced back to a moment when true love changed him from a competitive cyclist into a bike man for the people. In 2010…
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