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January 21, 2020

Where the Sidewalk Divides: Should Bikes be on Sidewalks?

We were absolutely thrilled to see two letters to the editor in the Buffalo News recently focusing on a topic so near and dear to our hearts at GObike—sidewalks, who they are for, and whether bicycles should be ridden on them. ’Tis a contested topic indeed and one where you can …

January 21, 2020

Do WNY's International Bridges Support Bikes?

Last year, after a $100 million rehabilitation project, the Peace Bridge in Buffalo, NY, re-opened with a new bicycle and pedestrian path which provided physical separation from cars and semi-trucks to allow safe crossing for standard bicycles. How bicycle-accessible are the …

January 10, 2020

Pedestrian Deaths Are No Accident

As pedestrian deaths continue to rise across the country, a new cadre of professionals is taking notice—traffic engineers. A recent article from National Society of Professional Engineers (NPSE) outlines the commitment traffic engineers are making to addressing current street design …

January 7, 2020

Biking in Paris Up 54% in Past Year

Outspoken environmentalist. Hysteric. Courageous. Paris’ Mayor Anne Hidalgo has been called many names due to her mission to reduce the ill-effects of climate change and car-centered design in her city. But the proof is in the pudding—bike ridership is up, car ownership is down and …

Cyclist-of-the-month

November 11, 2019

Stephanie Barber-Geter: Restore Our Community Coalition and Hamlin Park Taxpayers' Association

With a critical meeting coming up this Wednesday, November 13, from 6 to 8 pm at the Buffalo Museum of Science, we talked to the Chair of ROCC, Stephanie Barber-Geter, about how she got her start in organizing, the Restore Our Community Coalition, and one road. 

June 14, 2019

Marc Moscato: Buffalo Bike Tours

A historian, educator and ukulele player, Marc Moscato's Buffalo Bike Tours provide a biking experience as unique as the city itself. Visit Buffalo Bike Tours for more information and to register for a ride. 

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. 

In-The-News

September 23, 2019

Another Voice: Need for speed is not top priority on Scajaquada Corridor

No matter where you sit on the issue, we can all agree: The current Scajaquada Corridor design is untenable. Printed in the Buffalo News on September 21, 2019. 

August 6, 2019

$400,000 in Grant Money Given to Revitalize Grant Street

In WKBW on July 17, 2019

August 6, 2019

East Side Brewery & Bar Bike Tour Set for Saturday

In Buffalo Rising on August 6, 2019.