GObike News

November 25, 2018

Bicycle Found to be Faster than Car and Scooter

A food delivery app found the average trip time is faster for a bicycle than cars and scooters in cities and villages based on data from millions of journeys in 13 countries. 

November 21, 2018

Improving Bike and Pedestrian Infrastructure Decreases Driving and CO2 Emissions

An assumption exists that improvements in bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure will result in decreased carbon dioxide emissions due to decreased driving but not many studies have been conducted to date to confirm this hypothesis, until recently.  

November 16, 2018

GObike Buffalo Receives More Than 85 Unclaimed Bikes from NFTA 

GObike Buffalo received more than 85 unclaimed bicycles NFTA-Metro. The donated bicycles will be used for GObike Buffalo’s recycle-a-bicycle classes, an educational program for children of all ages in which students receive a donated bicycle and strip it down, part-by-part, and rebuild it.

November 8, 2018

Taking a Bicycle on an Amtrak Train

Curious about taking your bike on the Amtrak? A recent GObike supporter boarded an Amtrak train from the Buffalo-Depew station, The Lakeshore Limited, and rode it into the heart of New York City, Penn Station. Here's her story. 

November 7, 2018

Lackawanna Shoreline Trail Extension Complete

The Bethlehem Steel portion of the Shoreline Trail Extension officially opened last week, inching cyclists southward on the Shoreline Trail. 

October 23, 2018

AV START Act to Allow More AVs on American Streets

Proposed autonomous vehicle testing legislation will allow more AVs on the street but it may not set strict enough standards to keep pedestrians and bicyclists safe, according to the League of American Bicyclists. 

October 19, 2018

Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Board Updates

The Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Board (BPAB) meets each month to review thoroughfare plans with proposed pedestrian and bicycle infrastructure improvements from the City of Buffalo Department of Public Works. October updates are included below. 

October 19, 2018

GObike Buffalo Completes Walkable Jimmerstown Report

Under the New York State Department of Health's Creating Healthy Schools and Communities grant, GObike Buffalo completed a Seneca Nation Complete Streets Plan for Jimmerstown, New York, outlining measures to calm traffic to create a walkable community.  

October 18, 2018

Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation to Invest $50 Million in Regional Trailways

The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation announced a $100 million investment in parks and trails in Western New York.

October 15, 2018

Places for Bikes Community Survey

We know you love surveys. Here's another one.