Get Heard on Transportation Needs

There is a concerted effort underway to address the growing transportation needs in our state and cyclists need to be part of that conversation. A group called the Transportation Development Association is leading an effort they dub “Just Fix It” to build support for a transportation tax increase (probably an increase in the gas tax) [...]


Happy Birthday, Jane Jacobs

This month people around the world are celebrating Jane Jacobs’ 100th birthday. Two questions might spring to mind: 1. Who’s Jane Jacobs? 2. What’s she got to do with biking? Read on. Jane Jacobs is pretty much hands down the most influential city thinker of our time. She wasn’t a planner, but a journalist by [...]




In 10 seconds, a text ends a life

Investigators estimate it took Lorie Ann Miller about 10 seconds to send a text about her granddaughter’s T-ball game while driving – the same amount of time it took for her to kill a 52-year-old mom riding her bicycle in Marathon County. Miller’s case shows the quick and significant danger of distracted driving, which causes [...]