GObike News

March 15, 2019

Support Carry-On Bicycle Service for Amtrak Trains

“Carry-On Bicycle Service” allows bicyclists to carry on to and then store their bicycle in the passenger car of a train without boxing, bagging, or disassembling it.

March 15, 2019

Downtown Parking Access Plan—Not Accessible For All?

Last month, we interviewed Jalonda Hill, founder of Colored Girls Bike Too, a group seeking to normalize biking among women of color in marginalized communities. Jalonda outlined many points in her interview on existing transportation inequities and barriers to travel in communities of color, …

March 12, 2019

Enforceable Speed Limits Near Buffalo Schools on the Horizon

Buffalo's City Council is considering creating a law to reduce the speed limit around Buffalo City schools for a quarter mile around each of the roughly 100 public, charter, private and parochial schools in Buffalo. 

March 11, 2019

Buffalo Wintermission Events and Survey

Dread winter? Love the cold? Whether you hibernate or celebrate, the City of Buffalo wants to hear from you!

March 1, 2019

GObike Buffalo to Judge Mayor Byron Brown's EcoChallenge

Mayor Byron W. Brown launched his 2nd Annual Mayor’s Civic Innovation Challenge - Powered by AT&T, seeking creative solutions to promote and increase recycling rates, or other sustainability initiatives in the City of Buffalo. We're excited for GObike Buffalo's Executive Director, Justin …

February 14, 2019

GObike Buffalo Announces Sixth Annual SkyRide Highlighting Buffalo’s Parkway Revival Movement

For the sixth year, GObike Buffalo will be hosting the SkyRide, our signature bike ride providing riders the opportunity to explore the past, present and future of Buffalo’s roadways through a bike ride highlighting our legacy highways—the Skyway, Scajaquada Expressway, and Kensington …

February 4, 2019

The Montgomery Bus Boycott and the Bicycle

Black History Month Highlight: Did you know that Montgomery residents not only walked and carpooled as an alternative to public transit during the boycott— they also biked?  

February 1, 2019

GObike Releases Three-Year Strategic Plan

Thanks to support from the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation, GObike Buffalo has developed an organizational strategic plan for the next three years to outline and define our trajectory. Highlights include expanding our geographic scope to include all of Western New York, sharpening our advocacy …

January 21, 2019

Bicycle Friendly Niagara Falls Stakeholder Committee Minutes, January 15

GObike Niagara hosted our second stakeholder meeting on January 16 at the Niagara Falls Convention Center. 

January 3, 2019

Growing Cities and Variable Parking Pricing  

Downtown Buffalo has a parking problem—short-term, on-street parking demand in our dense downtown core often exceeds supply. Just outside the core, less than a 10 minute walk away, we have an abundant supply of both on-street and off-street parking, and low demand.