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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. 

May 12, 2019

SkyRide Rider Information: Packet Pick-Up, the Ride, and the Afterparty

Thanks for joining us on the SkyRide! You're set to ride your bike where few others have biked before, and support our efforts to connect and empower communities through active mobility options, trails and greenways, and complete streets in Western New York. The …

May 8, 2019

Independent Health Announces Plans to Give Away 1,000 SkyRide Tickets to Buffalo Public School Students

Today, on National Bike to School Day, Independent Health announced its sponsorship of 1,000 free tickets for Buffalo Public School students and their families to participate in SkyRide 2019, GObike Buffalo’s annual event and fundraiser that brings thousands of cyclists on a 10- to …

April 26, 2019

Syracuse's Urban Highway Removal Steams Ahead

If Syracuse can do it, so can Buffalo! Plans to remove I-81, a divisive 1960s-era elevated highway similar to the Kensington and Scajaquada expressways, continue to move forward with New York State recently identifying the community street grid option as their preferred design …

Cyclist-of-the-month

February 4, 2019

Jalonda Hill: Colored Girls Bike Too

Jalonda Hill is the founder of Colored Girls Bike Too, an all-weather bicycle commuter, and a bicycle advocate. She was nominated for GObike's 2018 Cyclist of the Year.

January 4, 2019

John Cotter: Volunteer of the Year, Youth Volunteer

John Cotter was awarded Volunteer of the Year for 2018 at our annual Solstice Soirée in December. He has been our youth volunteer at the community workshop for over a year. 

November 28, 2018

Anthony Brown, Miro Rakic, Deacon Newhouse: The Great Winter Get Out

Anthony Brown, Miro Rakic, and Deacon Newhouse took the top rankings for the Campus Cycling Collective's Great Winter Get Out last winter. Though they braved the elements to rack up the points that secured their victory, they all commute via bicycle in the winter.

April 20, 2017

Jim Jones, Town of Tonawanda Engineer

Our cyclist of the month is Jim Jones, Engineer for Town of Tonawanda and complete streets advocate. This month's submission is by Rebecca Riley, fellow cyclist and author of Imaginomix, a blog about economics, diversity, creativity, and bikes. 

In-The-News

April 23, 2019

Another Voice: Mobility Hub will Help 201 Ellicott Enhance Downtown

GObike has been working for over 10 years to support active mobility for cyclists, pedestrians and transit riders. In that time, we have never seen a development that advances our mission and the City of Buffalo’s goals for social equity, sustainability and access to the extent of the …

September 22, 2018

GObike Buffalo’s Tactical Refresh Program Gains Traction

GObike's Tactical Refresh program is giving Buffalo's worn road paint some much-needed attention and making streets safer for those who walk and bike.

August 2, 2018

Bike lanes on some busy Buffalo streets get a new coat of paint

Business First highlights a new partnership between the City of Buffalo, Rigidized Metals and GObike Buffalo to maintain safe Complete Streets along some of Buffalo's busiest bicycling corridors.

August 1, 2018

A collaborative approach to “refreshing” on-road bicycle facilities.

GObike has teamed up with the City of Buffalo and Rigidized Metals to refresh on-road bicycle facilities, helping to maintain our Complete Streets!