I Bike Anchorage Winter 2013 by Tim Woody
Winter 2013 — I Bike Anchorage
With winter biking in full force, it is time for another I Bike Anchorage by Tim Woody. We hope this latest installment inspires you to go by bike regardless of what the weather has in store.
For Pam Weiss, commuting helps balance family, work and bicycling
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Title 21 and Why It's Important to You
On January 15th the Assembly will hold the public portion of the hearings before they pass their revised version of Title 21. It’s beyond belief what this particular assembly and Planning and Zoning Commission (appointed by Dan Sullivan) has done to Title 21—-and basically without input from the community.
Do we want a pro development, pro automobile, pro individual Anchorage, or do we want a connected community with wildlife, clean waterways, trails and public transport? It’s up to us. And that means you.
Start talking. Talk to everyone you know about the future of Anchorage. Share thisYouTube clip with your friends.
The Zombie Apocalypse Ride on Dec 15 was a huge success! Not only did 65 of you brave single digit temperatures (including at least two families!), but everyone had a fabulous time, and wow did it generate some cool press! Multiple nation-wide organizations, such as League of American Bicyclists, People For Bikes, and Interbike picked up the story! Here’s a write-up from Greenstar’s Christina Grande and some awesome pictures from Andre Camara.
Snow, ice, and temperatures hovering at 5 degrees!Read more
BCA Action Alert - Bike Plan Implementation Funding Deadline Monday
BCA continues to work hard for (and with!) you to get funding to implement the bike plan. Next week the AMATS Policy Committee will vote on the funding budget for 2013-14 with the allocations we got for Bike Plan implementation – an extra $1.3 million. This happened largely because 125 of you wrote emails and 35 of you showed up at a meeting at the critical moments. We need your help again.
We will now try to tap $900K in state funds to bolster the federal dollars AMATS is allocating to Bike Plan implementation.Read more