GObike News

August 23, 2019

Trail Closure: Niagara Scenic Parkway Southbound

The Niagara Scenic Parkway Southbound will be closed from September 9 to October 11. 

August 22, 2019

Gov. Cuomo Announces Grant from Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Foundation to Improve Niagara Shoreline Trail

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo recently announced $6.4 million in grants from the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation, in addition to $4 million in state funding, which will support ongoing improvements to the Genesee Valley Greenway State Park and the Niagara Shoreline Trail in Western New York. The …

August 21, 2019

Help Us Count Bicyclists and Pedestrians in the Buffalo-Niagara Region!

Working with the Niagara River Greenway Commission and transportation partners, GObike is conducting bike counts. We need your help!  

August 21, 2019

Slow Streets Buffalo Traffic Calming Competition

Nominate your community for a traffic calming project!  

August 16, 2019

To Be Hit by a Car

How does it feel to be hit by a car? Two cyclists tell us. 

August 12, 2019

Hit-and-Run Cyclist Injury Highlights Need for Vision Zero Policy

Another person on a bike was hit early this morning on Elmwood Avenue and Breckenridge Street in a hit-and-run incident while the 17-year-old was biking with a group of 10 friends. The cyclist is being treated for, thankfully, non-life threatening injuries. We wish her a speedy recovery. 

August 8, 2019

Still Risky After All These Years

The state’s myopic plan to protect pedestrians on Niagara Falls Boulevard. Guest post by James B. Jones, P.E.

August 1, 2019

Lackawanna’s First Ward gets a Complete Streets Pop Up

Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) of Niagara and GObike announced the implementation of the first Complete Streets Pop-Up project in Lackawanna. In a collaboration between community leaders and city officials, with support from GObike and CCE, the residents of Lackawanna’s First Ward …

July 30, 2019

Tonawanda Rejects Bike Lanes on Englewood Avenue

The Town of Tonawanda rejected a traffic calming proposal for Englewood Avenue last week after a handful of people rejected the design due to parking and speed concerns. The proposed design would have increased accessibility for pedestrians and cyclists to the Tonawanda Rail-to-Trail. 

July 29, 2019

Why Am I Scared To Ride a Bike?

A comic from The Nib, a daily comic website, outlines why riding a bike can be scary, even for life-long cyclists.