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  • Jul 24, 2017
  • By Bicycle Colorado

Bicycles under threat again in Colorado

Well before the 2018 legislative session convenes in Colorado on January 10, bicyclists around the state are being threatened by proposed legislation. On Wednesday, July 19, Senator Ray Scott, from Mesa County, “floated” the idea of taxing bicyclists in Colorado after a similar measure was passed in Oregon–typically a model state for…

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  • May 1, 2014
  • By Dan Grunig

Colorado Slips to #6 in Bicycle Friendly Rankings

  After steadily climbing up the Bicycle Friendly States ranking to reach #2 last year, Colorado has dropped to the #6 position this year. The ranking is compiled by the League of American Bicyclists and is based on the following five categories: Legislation and Enforcement, Policies & Programs, Infrastructure & Funding, Education…

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  • May 23, 2012
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Colorado climbs to 4th in bicycle-friendly rankings

Colorado is praised for its “national model” bike laws by the League of American Bicyclists. In the newly released bicycle-friendly state rankings, Colorado rose to #4, up from #12 last year. “Colorado exemplifies many of the qualities the League looks for in a bicycle friendly state, including a bicycle commuter mode share…

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  • Apr 11, 2012
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Bicycle Colorado rides with state road designers

At a Bicycle Facility and Design class at the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) last week, Bicycle Colorado helped lead six bike rides for road engineers and planners from across the state to let them experience the difference of riding in various situations: bike paths, lanes, shoulders and no shoulders. CDOT is…

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  • Jan 11, 2012
  • By Bicycle Colorado

CDOT Bike/Ped Design Guide Finalized

Bicycle Colorado is excited to announce that the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) has officially adopted the chapter on bicycle and pedestrian facility design in its Roadway Design Guide. The chapter provides guidelines on how to accommodate bicyclists on state roadways and is also a great resource for local bicycle advocates and…

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  • Oct 30, 2009
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Colorado bicycle policy passes

Bicycle Colorado’s Complete Streets Campaign on a Roll After more than two years of meetings and drafting language, Bicycle Colorado is proud to announce that the Colorado Department of Transportation’s (CDOT) Transportation Commission has adopted a groundbreaking statewide Bicycle and Pedestrian Policy. The new policy directs that, “…the needs of bicyclists and…

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