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GOBike News
April 24, 2017
Bike Lanes Can Improve Health

Reasearch suggests, per dollar spent, constructing bike lanes is a cheap way to improve public health.

March 8, 2017
An Appropriately Placed Train Station

Fellow Complete Streets Committee member and friends, the Citizens for Regional Transportation are working with City Hall to develop the appropriate location for a new train station in downtown Buffalo. Their suggestion? The Central Terminal.

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 – Chris Hawley

I’m a city planner, local history aficionado, and man about town. My ride is a 1968 Raleigh three-speed. — 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
April 27, 2017
Slow Roll Buffalo to launch third season May 1

Slow Roll Buffalo will launch its third season on Monday with a ride to and from Niagara Square.

April 12, 2017
Buffalo Police are Collecting Bikes to Give Away

Buffalo Police are on the lookout for some gently used bicycles so they can give them a new purpose.

April 9, 2017
After-school Program Trains Next Generation of Buffalo Bicyclists

The young girl peered through the window into the school courtyard and saw that the rain had stopped. “Can we ride our bikes outside?” she asked. “Yes,” said Jonathan Piret, her instructor, “but if you ride outside you can’t ride inside anymore because the …

April 3, 2017
'Reddy,' Set, Go! Bike Sharing Begins Second Year

Reddy Bikeshare began its second year of operation Monday, with 200 bike rentals coming to 35 locations around the city by Wednesday.