How has the snow plowing been along your winter bike commute? Anchorage has had a lot of snow so far this winter and that can present winter bike commuters with significant challenges. If there are spots along your winter bike commute that need to be cleared of snow, you can contact Street maintenance and let them know.Read more
The draft of the Senate’s transportation authorization bill, S. 1813 Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act, includes language that would introduce a mandatory sidepath law on roads in our National Parks and other Federal lands.Read more
Free Winter Bike Commuting Clinic
Join Kristi Wood on October 25 from 6:00 PM-7:30 PM at REI for a free clinic on Winter Bike Commuting. We’ll discuss clothing, gear, riding techniques, and more. Come join the discussion and see how you can enjoy the benefits of bike commuting all year long!Read more
The 2011 AIA Alaska / Bicycle Commuters of Anchorage Summer Bike Challenge was a tremendous success. To encourage friendly competition between firms we divided the competition this year into categories based on business size (small, medium, large and extra large), and focused on percentage of participation by businesses in terms of number of commutes. The result?Read more
Join us at the Spenard Farmer’s Market at 10:30 on Saturday September 10 to celebrate the accomplishments of the 2011 Summer Bike Challenge competitors. We’ll start with a mass ride from the market down to the Coastal trail. The ride will end back at the market at 12:45 followed by an award ceremony announcing winning teams and individuals. This year the competition included 577 active riders who logged 18,959 commuter trips and over 107,000 miles. There will be door prizes from our generous sponsors, live music and excellent food from the market, and some sun with any luck.