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Be extra careful while riding during construction season

There are two seasons in Colorado: winter and construction.

Warmer temperatures mean construction is ramped up, helping crews take advantage of the favorable weather and longer days to make improvements to our beautiful city.

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Pilot Project seeks to improve safety along Laurel Street

The 2014 Bicycle Master Plan envisions a low-stress network of bicycle routes suitable for families, youth, commuters and recreational cyclists alike. While much of this low-stress network exists today, certain sections of the network remain high-stress and uninviting for people wanting to travel by bike.

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Fort Collins gets first dedicated bicycle signal

While the MAX and the extension of the Mason Corridor have been in operation for several months, the multimodal corridor continues to function as a living laboratory with the city and Colorado State University as we seek new ways to improve the design and function of the corridor to serve all users.

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Rise to top bike town requires new way of working

On 23, Jul 2014 | No Comments | In Bicycle infrastructure, Bicycling, News | By BAP Admin

Fort Collins’ reputation as a bike-friendly city has been elevated over the years in part due to a growing national enthusiasm toward bicycling and fitness, as well as a keen eye and a lot of heavy lifting on behalf of our local bike advocates and city staff. This is great on many fronts.

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Open house hints at future of bicycling in Fort Collins

On 14, Jul 2014 | No Comments | In Bicycle infrastructure, Bicycling, News, Safety | By BAP Admin

The city is developing a comprehensive Bicycle Master Plan to shape the future of bicycling in Fort Collins. The plan envisions Fort Collins as a world-class city for biking; a city where people of all ages and abilities have access to a comfortable, safe and connected network of bicycle facilities; a city where bicycling is an integral part of daily life and the local cultural experience.

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Tandem Team Encourages Biking

Nothing should stop a person from commuting to work, or across a state, at any time of year, agree Robin and Ed Hildenbrand of Loveland. (Robin is a Bicycle Ambassador.)

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No Badge of Courage Needed

By Kim Sharpe

Are you part of the 60 percent? That’s the portion of people in our community who are” interested, but concerned” when it comes to riding a bicycle—those who may feel riding a bike requires a badge of courage. If this resonates with you, I hope to change that perception.

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Riding to the MAX

On 07, May 2014 | No Comments | In Bicycle infrastructure, Bicycling, News | By BAP Admin

By Tessa Greegor

By now you’ve probably seen the new MAX buses; they’re out testing the route and using the Mason Corridor as a training ground up until May 10. On that day, you can expect a fully functioning MAX Bus Rapid Transit service, swiftly traveling along the Corridor at 10-minute intervals, scooping up passengers at sleek stations and transporting them to CSU, Old Town and other destinations along the way. If you’re like me, you can hardly contain your excitement for what promises to be a brighter future complete with better transportation choices in Fort Collins. Read more…

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RIDE 2012 Features the Bicycle Ambassador Program

The 2012 RIDE Bicycling Guide to Northern Colorado is out! Inside you’ll find stories about the Bicycle Ambassador Program, Safe Routes to School and the local cycling calendar. Read online or pick one up at your favorite bike shop.

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