We advocate for a more vibrant, livable, and healthy Anchorage where it is safe and practical to go by bike.

  

I had the opportunity to sit on a panel for the American Planning Conference in Anchorage last week. The topic was “livability and the bottom line” or, how I interpreted it, “why businesses should cater to cyclists”. I knew right off the bat this wouldn’t be a hard argument to make. I recently visited Mackinac Island in Michigan and got...

We know Alaskans are hardy, and now we have statistical proof. We commute by bike or foot more often, per capita, than residents of any other state, according to the American Community Survey. Despite freezing temperatures, we log pedal-powered miles all year long. This in-all-kinds-of-weather attitude combined with our world-class trail system could make Anchorage a premier winter mobility city.

  Join us on September 23rd-24th as we help the city get a handle on who uses our trails! This data collection effort will aid in the development of the city's new Non-Motorized Plan - an important document that will set priorities for things we care about, like new trails, sidewalks, and bike lanes!  As part of the upcoming Data...

Ok, I'll admit it. I'm *that bicyclist. This month I bought a neon yellow helmet (like the kind given to tourists), and my confession is that I love it. I distinctly remember telling my mother two years ago that I would not wear a neon helmet--similar to a conversation we had when I was in the fifth grade about jeans...

Bike Anchorage is excited to introduce our first Director: Pierce Schwalb!   From the start, Bike Anchorage has been powered by volunteers and is proud of the amazing accomplishments we've been a part of with our grassroots grit. There is nothing quite like the bike community. We are proud to celebrate this milestone.   Pierce first hopped on a bike...


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