News

GOBike News

May 8, 2018

City of Lockport Adopts Complete Streets Policy

The City of Lockport has officially adopted a Complete Streets policy to establish safe, accessible streets and improve community health.

March 19, 2018

More Than 40 Miles in New Bike Facilities in Store for Buffalo in 2018

The City of Buffalo has released plans for the addition of more than 40 miles of bicycle facilities in 2018, keeping us on track to reach 150 miles this year!

March 14, 2018

GObike Buffalo Announces Expanded Route for Fifth Annual SkyRide

We've just announced an expanded route for the 2018 SkyRide in partnership with the City of Buffalo!

March 5, 2018

Survey Launched by Buffalo Place Aims to Identify and Resolve Access Issues Downtown

If you live or work in Downtown Buffalo, the you might want to take part in a Downtown Access Study currently underway. Let downtown planners and stakeholders know that "access" means more than "parking" ā€” it means bike lanes, safe pedestrian infrastructure, public transit …

Cyclist-of-the-month

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. 

February 1, 2017

Eric Schmarder, Senior City Traffic Engineer of City of Buffalo

Eric Schmarder, Senior City Traffic Engineer for the City of Buffalo, wasn’t always hip with bike lanes. But Schmarder’s perspective—along with that of the City of Buffalo Department of Public Works and the Mayor’s office—has changed significantly since 2008.

January 20, 2017

Cyclist Spotlight ā€“ Chris Hawley

Iā€™m a city planner, local history aficionado, and man about town. My ride is a 1968 Raleigh three-speed. ā€” In 2008, Buffalo became the first city in New York State to adopt a complete streets policy, and Mayor Byron Brown has faithfully implemented this policy with the addition of …

September 14, 2016

George Johnson and the East Side Bike Club

Our September Cyclist(s) of the month are George Johnson and the East Side Bike Club. Since April 2016, the East Side Bike Club has met every Saturday at noon at the head of Martin Luther King, Jr. in MLK park for leisurely-paced rides around the city.

In-The-News

May 31, 2018

From Bethlehem Steel Brownfield to Bicycle Trail

A new project along Lake Erie will redevelop former industrial properties and extend the Shoreline Trail into Lackawanna, creating community connections to the waterfront and bridging gaps to other regional trails and greenways.

May 29, 2018

Two Old First Ward Intersections Reap Traffic Calming Rewards

GObike's first Complete Streets demonstration of the year has "popped up" in the Old First Ward. Through these temporary measures, we look forward to making streets safer for all users and helping communities reimagine their roadways!

May 26, 2018

Making Two Busy First Ward Intersections Safer

GObike and Old First Ward volunteers pitched in to paint temporary traffic-calming features on South Park Avenue, the first of many to come in 2018!

May 26, 2018

Local intersections now safer for pedestrians, bikers

Two intersections in the First Ward are now safer for bikers and pedestrians thanks to the WNY Land Conservancy, GObike Buffalo, and the First Ward Community Center.