GObike News

September 19, 2017

MLK Park is Site for Buffalo's First Pop-Up Bike Lanes

East Side community stakeholders, GObike and the City of Buffalo DPW teamed to to install temporary traffic-calming measures in Martin Luther King, Jr. Park. The first in a series of pop-up Complete Streets projects designed to make our streets safer for everyone!

September 12, 2017

Fatal Bike Crash Underscores Need to Support Young Cyclists

Our condolences to the family of Shamsan Fadel, and our thoughts on this tragic event. 

August 10, 2017

NYSDOT's Plans for the Scajaquada Fall Short

New York State DOT's plans for the Scajaquada fail to address both safety concerns for multi-modal users and the community's vision for a restored parkway. 

July 28, 2017

Peace Bridge Sidewalks to Close on August 8

Peace Bridge sidewalks will officially close in early August and remain closed through June 2019. The Peace Bridge Authority has been working to ensure accommodations for pedestrians and bicyclists to cross safely during construction. 

July 25, 2017

Cultural Corridor Coalition Urges State DOT to Rethink Plans for the 198

Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy and the Cultural Corridor Coalition articulate their vision for a collaborative, thoughtful Scajaquada Expressway re-design.

July 21, 2017

GObike Receives Vamos Fund Grant for Community Program

New York Bicycling Coalition co-founder Ivan Vamos understands well how mobility and freedom go hand in hand. His fund supports work that empowers under-served citizens and immigrants through sustainable transportation. GObike is proud to elevate his mission through a partnership with Friends …

July 19, 2017

Riverwalk Bike Path Closed for Water Main Repair

The Riverwalk Bike Path has been closed temporarily and should re-open by the end of July, City engineers say.

July 11, 2017

Bike-Ped Board Receives Plans for East Amherst Street

On July 10, new plans were introduced to the Bicycle-Pedestrian Advisory Board for East Amherst Street and Berkshire Avenue. (Spoiler Alert: they include protected bike lanes!)

July 1, 2017

Bike-Ped Board, GObike to Bring Increased Transparency to City Planning

New thoroughfare plans for Carolina Street, Bidwell Parkway and Lincoln Parkway to come before the city Planning Board.

April 24, 2017

Bike Lanes Can Improve Health

Reasearch suggests, per dollar spent, constructing bike lanes is a cheap way to improve public health.