GObike News

April 8, 2019

Slow Roll Buffalo Releases Season Schedule 

With a Monday night party at the Broadway Market, Slow Roll Buffalo, a program of GObike Buffalo and presented by Independent Health, released its 2019 schedule of more than 40 free and inclusive community bike rides beginning Monday, May 6th, at Hostel Buffalo-Niagara in downtown Buffalo. 

April 3, 2019

Kensington and Scajaquada Expressways are Freeways Without a Future

Congress for the New Urbanism (CNU), an international expert dedicated to making cities more walkable, today released a semi-annual report that urges redesigning or replacing Buffalo’s Kensington (Rt. 33) and Scajaquada (Rt. 198) Expressways.  Freeways Without Futures profiles urban …

March 29, 2019

Pedestrian Deaths at 30-Year High

"Amos was a good person. He was really kindhearted." Walking between traffic cones and the curb of a five-lane highway, Harris had been out after dark, searching for his nephew, when he crossed Riverview Road at a blinking light. "He came down and crossed here and was hit." His body was thrown 100 …

March 21, 2019

GObike Works with Businesses to Transform Transportation 

For decades, Buffalo has been known as a 20-minute driving city with free-flowing expressways and ample parking. However, speed and ease for vehicles has come at high costs, both to individuals and to our regional outlook. The average annual cost of owning and using a sedan in 2018 was $8,800, more …

March 15, 2019

Support Carry-On Bicycle Service for Amtrak Trains

“Carry-On Bicycle Service” allows bicyclists to carry on to and then store their bicycle in the passenger car of a train without boxing, bagging, or disassembling it.

March 15, 2019

Downtown Parking Access Plan—Not Accessible For All?

Last month, we interviewed Jalonda Hill, founder of Colored Girls Bike Too, a group seeking to normalize biking among women of color in marginalized communities. Jalonda outlined many points in her interview on existing transportation inequities and barriers to travel in communities of color, …

March 12, 2019

Enforceable Speed Limits Near Buffalo Schools on the Horizon

Buffalo's City Council is considering creating a law to reduce the speed limit around Buffalo City schools for a quarter mile around each of the roughly 100 public, charter, private and parochial schools in Buffalo. 

March 11, 2019

Buffalo Wintermission Events and Survey

Dread winter? Love the cold? Whether you hibernate or celebrate, the City of Buffalo wants to hear from you!

March 1, 2019

GObike Buffalo to Judge Mayor Byron Brown's EcoChallenge

Mayor Byron W. Brown launched his 2nd Annual Mayor’s Civic Innovation Challenge - Powered by AT&T, seeking creative solutions to promote and increase recycling rates, or other sustainability initiatives in the City of Buffalo. We're excited for GObike Buffalo's Executive Director, Justin …

February 14, 2019

GObike Buffalo Announces Sixth Annual SkyRide Highlighting Buffalo’s Parkway Revival Movement

For the sixth year, GObike Buffalo will be hosting the SkyRide, our signature bike ride providing riders the opportunity to explore the past, present and future of Buffalo’s roadways through a bike ride highlighting our legacy highways—the Skyway, Scajaquada Expressway, and Kensington …