GObike News

August 16, 2019

To Be Hit by a Car

How does it feel to be hit by a car? Two cyclists tell us. 

August 12, 2019

Hit-and-Run Cyclist Injury Highlights Need for Vision Zero Policy

Another person on a bike was hit early this morning on Elmwood Avenue and Breckenridge Street in a hit-and-run incident while the 17-year-old was biking with a group of 10 friends. The cyclist is being treated for, thankfully, non-life threatening injuries. We wish her a speedy recovery. 

August 8, 2019

Still Risky After All These Years

The state’s myopic plan to protect pedestrians on Niagara Falls Boulevard. Guest post by James B. Jones, P.E.

August 1, 2019

Lackawanna’s First Ward gets a Complete Streets Pop Up

Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) of Niagara and GObike announced the implementation of the first Complete Streets Pop-Up project in Lackawanna. In a collaboration between community leaders and city officials, with support from GObike and CCE, the residents of Lackawanna’s First Ward …

July 30, 2019

Tonawanda Rejects Bike Lanes on Englewood Avenue

The Town of Tonawanda rejected a traffic calming proposal for Englewood Avenue last week after a handful of people rejected the design due to parking and speed concerns. The proposed design would have increased accessibility for pedestrians and cyclists to the Tonawanda Rail-to-Trail. 

July 29, 2019

Why Am I Scared To Ride a Bike?

A comic from The Nib, a daily comic website, outlines why riding a bike can be scary, even for life-long cyclists. 

July 17, 2019

MLK Pop-up Project Turns Permanent

Short-term action can lead to long-term change. So we had heard. In 2017, for GObike Buffalo’s first pop-up project on Fillmore Avenue, we put the theory to test. Two years later, our first temporary pop-up project has turned permanent. The project demonstrates the effectiveness of temporary …

July 17, 2019

Major Funding Announced for Grant Street Projects

GObike Executive Director Justin Booth joined  New York State Assemblyman Sean Ryan, Buffalo Common Council Majority Leader David Rivera, Owner of G&L Flooring Paul Murphy and Owner of Freddy J’s BBQ Fred Daniel to discuss two recent investments in Grant Street.

July 17, 2019

Crossroads for Creativity

GObike attended University District Community Development Association Crossroads for Creativity event last weekend, where they made a special announcement of $50,000 grant from the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Legacy Funds administered by the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo to support a …

July 15, 2019

Impasse in Shoreline Trail Between Aqua Lane and Riverside Parks

Bike community, we need your help! There is a giant hole in the Shoreline Trail.