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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 …

March 2, 2018

White Bicycle Wins Silver at AAF Buffalo Awards for GObike Buffalo Collaboration

Local design firm White Bicycle earned a silver-level distinction at the 2018 American Advertising Awards WNY Chapter awards for their collaboration on GObike Buffalo's brand campaign. Congratulations!

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

April 18, 2018

Reactions of dismay, delight as state begins work on West River Parkway trail

Despite continued protest from some Grand Island residents, construction on the West River Parkway trail begins this week. In the future, this 8-mile road will offer bicyclists, pedestrians and outdoor enthusiasts with a safer route across the island, linking Buckhorn State Park to Beaver …

April 10, 2018

The City will release conceptual designs of Erie-Shelton Square Greenway Project

The City of Buffalo, Empire State Development and BUDC are moving forward with projects outlined in a 2015 redevelopment plan for Downtown public spaces. They will be presenting conceptual designs for the Erie/Shelton Square area at a public meeting on April 19. We are excited to see how they plan …

April 1, 2018

Gotta Bike? GO Bike Buffalo!

Justin Booth talks about the origins and growth of GObike, and why he loves to #BikeBFLO.

March 25, 2018

New bike amenities on Medical Campus aim to lure more riders

Bicycle-friendly improvements, coming soon to the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus!