GObike News

October 17, 2019

End of the Season Review: Pop-Up Complete Streets

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 …

October 15, 2019

Passenger Vehicle Emissions Continue to Rise in Buffalo Area

The transportation sector is the greatest source of GHG emissions in New York and the United States. Most of these emissions (60 percent) come from passenger vehicles. 

October 7, 2019

Federal Highway Administration Requests Crosswalk Art Removal

The Federal Highway Administration is not keen on crosswalk art and has asked one town in Ames, Iowa, to "take the necessary steps to remove the non-compliant crosswalk art as soon as it is feasible." (The Chicago crosswalk pictured here includes words such as, "yell, sniff, yield, …

October 7, 2019

Blocking Bike Lanes Banned in Rochester

Rochester’s City Council approved a rule last week to prohibit cars from standing or parking in bike lanes.   

October 2, 2019

Safe Lanes Bike Lane Blockage Reporting Platform

See a bike lane blocked by a car, delivery truck, police officer, etc.? Report it!

October 1, 2019

Shoreline Trail Impasse Reopens

The shoreline trail has reopened again, at last, near the GM plant, just south of River Grill in Tonawanda. 

September 16, 2019

The Best Weapon to Get Away with Killing Someone is a Car

Here are five more stories illustrating as much from Bicycling Magazine. 

September 12, 2019

NYSDOT Announces New Planning Process for Scajaquada Corridor

GBNRTC to Lead Collaborative Study to Identify a Community Vision and the Transportation to Support It, Strengthening the Entire Region (Photo credit: Nate Peracciny) 

September 3, 2019

Buffalonians Bike in Salta, the Undiscovered Gem of Argentina

GObike has teamed up with our office neighbors, Toca Travel, to offer a one-of-a-kind experience biking through Salta, Argentina, to find beautiful scenery, sample regional cuisine, and explore Andean and Spanish colonial history. 

September 3, 2019

What About Transportation in Climate Change Planning?

Bernie Sander's outlined approach to reducing carbon emissions from the national transportation sector—the leading source in the US—is better than the rest but still largely ignores public transit and non-motorized transportation, such as biking and walking.