• Jan 5, 2017
  • By Rachel Hultin

Colorado Pedals Project Year 1: CDOT Region 3

In Sept 2015, Governor Hickenlooper announced the Colorado Pedals Project. The goal? To make Colorado the #1 Bike State by 2020. This is part 3 of a 6-part series on projects we’re tracking and supporting that further the Pedals Project. It’s bold. It’s ambitious. It is absolutely achievable but not without the Colorado…

  • Nov 8, 2016
  • By Katherine Fuller

New study quantifies benefits cycling offers Colorado

A new study released by multiple state agencies found that bicycling contributes significantly to Colorado’s economy ($1.6 billion in 2015), and that almost half of the state’s adults rode a bicycle in the past year, making Colorado one of the most active states in the nation. Bicycle Colorado partnered with several agencies and…

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  • Aug 19, 2016
  • By Amy Morfas

Rollout of new protected bike lane big success

Denver’s first two-way protected bike lane was unveiled on Monday, August 15 and we—and plenty of others!—were on hand to celebrate. The City and County of Denver installed the lane, which runs along South Broadway between Bayaud and Virginia Avenues. Monday evening, hundreds of cyclists gathered at Illegal Pete’s on Broadway to…

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  • Nov 12, 2014
  • By Bicycle Colorado

lev•el of stress—

n. the level of mental stress of a bike route, typically measured on a scale of one (suitable for children) to four (high stress), based on factors such as traffic volumes and speeds, bicycle facility type and roadway width

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  • Oct 29, 2014
  • By Bicycle Colorado

bike•able, walk•able—

adj. describe communities that include schools, grocery stores, jobs, health care and public parks within comfortable biking or walking distance from housing, along with good networks of sidewalks and bike infrastructure to connect them

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  • Oct 15, 2014
  • By Bicycle Colorado

bi•cy•cle boul•e•vard—

n. A low-speed street that has been optimized for bicycle travel, allows local motor vehicle travel but is designed to discourage cut-through motor vehicle traffic and generally gives priority at intersections to cyclists traveling on it, allowing bicycles to stop less frequently.

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  • Oct 1, 2014
  • By Bicycle Colorado

pro•tect•ed bike lane—

n. A bike lane that is physically separated from car lanes by parked cars, plastic posts, a curb or planters, known for increasing bike travel and retail sales along the corridor while decreasing incidences of riding on the sidewalk.

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