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Nov
2014

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Winter bicycling tips for the fair-weather commuter

On 24, Nov 2014 | No Comments | In News | By BAP Admin

It is no secret that winter has come to Fort Collins. However, cold weather and short days don’t mean commuters need to put away their bicycles for the season.

Ride ready

While winter cycling may take a little extra preparation, it is well worth the effort. Proper clothing and accessories can make a world of difference in a bicyclist’s comfort level in cold weather.

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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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Sep
2014

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Walking

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International Walk to School Day

On 23, Sep 2014 | No Comments | In Bicycling, News, Walking | By BAP Admin

 

Last year, more than 40 countries participated in International Walk to School Day. In Colorado, 145 schools signed up on the national website for the event, www.walkbiketoschool.org, including two Fort Collins schools. Read more…

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Aug
2014

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Walking

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Investment in transportation saves money spent on health

On 11, Aug 2014 | No Comments | In Bicycling, News, Walking | By BAP Admin

When you hear the phrase “public health,” what comes to mind — infectious disease control, community mental health programs, preventive medicine, flu vaccines? In fact, the way our cities are built and planned, especially our transportation systems, is a public health topic and can either support or deter healthy living.

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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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Start em’ Young to Foster a Life of Riding

What’s your first memory of bicycling? How old were you? What words describe how you felt

when you took off on two wheels?

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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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