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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. 

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.

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