GObike News

July 12, 2019

How American Law Enforces Automobile Dependency

The paradox of transportation in the late 20th Century is that while it became possible to travel to the moon, it also became impossible, in many cases, to walk across the street. —Joell Vanderwagen

July 9, 2019

A Guide to Buffalo Restaurants with Free Bike Parking 

The Buffalo News recently published a list of Buffalo restaurants with free parking.  It might sound nice but there is really no such thing as free parking. Also, our cars are decimating our planet, communities, fellow species, and personal health so we all …

July 3, 2019

American Pedestrians Killed More than European Pedestrians

Why do American pedestrians die more than European pedestrians?   

June 25, 2019

Marcy Dandes Memorial Family Bike Ride Announcement

The first annual Marcy Dandes Memorial Family Bike Ride was announced today, to be held on September 28. The ride will be in memory of Marcy Dandes, late spouse of GObike Buffalo board member, Jonathan A. Dandes. 

June 24, 2019

Dangerous by Design: Buffalo’s Streets

A bicycle-motor vehicle collision put a bicyclist in critical condition and shut down Kenmore Avenue early this morning. We sincerely hope for the cyclist’s speedy recovery and restoration to full health.  

June 21, 2019

Buffalo Green Code Recognized with National Award 

Buffalo has received another national accolade for being the first major American city to remove minimum parking requirements with the passage of the Buffalo Green Code.   

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.