GObike News

June 12, 2019

Tour de Farms Ends After 10 Wonderful Years!

For the past 10 years, GObike Buffalo and Massachusetts Avenue Project have hosted Tour de Farms, an annual ride to urban and rural farms, farm markets, and local food distributors, ending with a food celebration. This unique event allowed folks from across the region and beyond to sample and tour …

May 31, 2019

Slow Roll Buffalo's Pride Ride

In celebration of Pride Week, Slow Roll Buffalo hosted our first Pride Ride, a community bike ride tracing the history of the local Pride movement.

May 24, 2019

Streets Are Never Free: Will Congestion Pricing Help Us Realize That?

"Federal and state governments fund roads with gas taxes that feel far removed from a direct user fee... They add up to a pretty giant system of subsidies... This system looks to us like an entitlement — driving is an American right, and so the infrastructure that enables it

May 17, 2019

SkyRide Traffic Impacts

On Sunday, May 19, thousands of cyclists will ride the Skyway, and Scajaquada and Kensington expressways. The car-free ride will result in brief traffic impacts. 

May 12, 2019

SkyRide Rider Information: Packet Pick-Up, the Ride, and the Afterparty

Thanks for joining us on the SkyRide! You're set to ride your bike where few others have biked before, and support our efforts to connect and empower communities through active mobility options, trails and greenways, and complete streets in Western New York. The …

May 8, 2019

Independent Health Announces Plans to Give Away 1,000 SkyRide Tickets to Buffalo Public School Students

Today, on National Bike to School Day, Independent Health announced its sponsorship of 1,000 free tickets for Buffalo Public School students and their families to participate in SkyRide 2019, GObike Buffalo’s annual event and fundraiser that brings thousands of cyclists on a 10- to …

April 26, 2019

Syracuse's Urban Highway Removal Steams Ahead

If Syracuse can do it, so can Buffalo! Plans to remove I-81, a divisive 1960s-era elevated highway similar to the Kensington and Scajaquada expressways, continue to move forward with New York State recently identifying the community street grid option as their preferred design …

April 24, 2019

Governor Cuomo Announces $30.1 Million in Funding to Support Transportation Enhancements in Western NY

Part of $144.6 Million Investment to Enhance Access for Bicyclists and Pedestrians, and Improve Air Quality Statewide—Supports State's "Health Across All Policies" Initiative  

April 19, 2019

GObike Partners with Ciminelli to Create Downtown Mobility Hub

It’s about time that Downtown Buffalo embraced development that prioritizes people over parking. With free Metro Rail, frequent bus service, a growing network of bike lanes, and improvements to the pedestrian realm, enhancing access to Downtown hinges on multi-modal transportation options and …

April 17, 2019

Wintermission Survey

Last month, Mayor Byron W. Brown and the Division of Citizen Services announced the launch of Wintermission. This is a joint initiative by Toronto-based organization 8 80 Cities, the City of Buffalo, The Wellness Institute of Greater Buffalo, and GOBike Buffalo to reduce social isolation and …