In Sunday’s Anchorage Daily News, Lanie Fleischer speaks out in support of the Anchorage Bike Plan. Thanks Lanie!
It’s time to adopt new, 20-year Bicycle Plan
COMPASS: Other points of view
By LANIE FLEISCHER
Of all the things we have come together to accomplish in this town, our greenbelts and trail systems truly define Anchorage. Now it’s time for the next phase.Read more
The BCA has been gathering donations from local bike shops for our upcoming Winter Bike Festival. We’ll be using these donations for door prizes and prizes in our Most Visible Rider contest. We’ve not only received a collection of cool bike lights for prizes and giveaways, including two of these Bike Glow lights.Read more
A new report by the Alliance for Biking & Walking shows that lack of investment in biking and walking could be contributing to higher traffic fatalities and chronic disease rates in the U.S. Bicycling and Walking in the United States: The 2010 Benchmarking Reportreveals that in almost every state and major U.S. city, bicyclists and pedestrians are at a disproportionate risk of being killed, and receive less than their fair share of transportation dollars.Read more
This year is an extremely important year for bike commuters in Anchorage. The Anchorage Bike Plan will be going before the Anchorage Assembly around mid February. We encourage every bike commuter, business or organization to get involved. Your involvement is critical and can be as simple as a short email to your assembly person.Read more