As of September 2019, three quarters (76%) of the 60 Empire State
Trail construction projects are either under construction or
complete. The remaining projects are in the contract bidding or
final design stage. All Empire State Trail construction projects
are on schedule for completion no later …
Do you ever imagine hoping on your bike for a weekend trip to
the Finger Lakes? Or dream of a trail system in New York equal to
Canada's Friendship Trail, where an easy, well-signed
routes takes you straight to the beach? The Trails
Plan Bill, recently sent to Governor …
At GObike, we strive to create positive impacts on: health,
environment, streets and quality of life. We do this by promoting
alternative transportation options. But to make the case that these
alternatives are actually good for everyone, we need to
understand the communities where we try …
2019 has been a dangerous year for Buffalo-Niagara cyclists. Across
the nation, pedestrian and bicyclist deaths are at all-time highs.
State officials have introduced the Vehicular Violence
Accountability Act to hold drivers more accountable, remove
privileges from dangerous drivers, and …
A Buffalo bicyclist was hit on Potomac Avenue and Grant Street by a Buffalo Police officer. The bicyclist is in critical condition at ECMC.
The cyclist and their family are in our warmest thoughts, and we sincerely hope for a speedy recovery.
Erie Cattaraugus Rail Trail, Inc., a non-profit dedicated to the preservation and development of the ECRT corridor, has just completed their first year as trail managers for the trail. Below is an update on their first year.
Though our community workshop stays busy year-round with programming, recycle-a-bicycle classes, and, of course, our annual Cranksgiving event, we've have a busy year to-date, with more than 2,000 workshop visitors (and counting!).
Since April, GObike has been working with community groups around
Western New York to implement pop-up complete street projects.
These low-cost temporary infrastructure projects are designed and
often constructed by the community, and allow residents to
experience traffic calming in their …