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Will COVID Bike Lanes Survive Cities?

Never mind toilet paper, COVID-19 has shown us that people haven’t forgotten about the humble bicycle. They have become the latest elusive product for commuting, recreation, and even business (deliveries, anyone?). Bike shops are out of stock, repairs are unstoppable, and according to Miami’s Coral Way Bicycle Shop, bike parts supplier J&B Importers sold 34,500 […]

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A New Era in Safe Streets

During an uncomfortable and brilliant presentation last year, Shavon Arline-Bradley addressed a room of over 500 Safe Routes to School conventioneers, boldly bringing related racism, discrimination, injustice, segregation, and social isolation to the discussion of transportation and health. No euphemisms. No soft language. The presentation’s title? The Elephant in the Room. Ms. Arline-Bradley, former Director […]

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Mobility for Fifty.

“Bicycles change lives.” I love this phrase. In America’s car-centric bubble, we tend to forget how life changing a pair of pedals and wheels can be – especially when the only alternative is your feet. So when dockless bicycles went bust in favor of electric scooters, I realized that a surplus of fantastic bicycles were […]

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Why we are concerned about Critical Mass:

Photo courtesy The Miami Bike Scene

This week’s Twittersphere has been humming with speculation, following rumors that the City of Miami Police Department may considering rescinding support of Critical Mass. Hey @MoralesMiamiPD I’ve ridden #CriticalMass with my then 16 year old daughter and my 70+ year old mother. It’s fun. It’s healthy. The support of @CityofMiami Police is important. @FrancisSuarez https://t.co/J12EKzQnP5 […]

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Celebrities are giving away bicycles. That’s awesome. This is how to do even more.

Since our BikeSafe Program was founded in 2011, we have had the good fortune to be a part of two bicycle giveaways hosted by legendary NBA players. With the help of Giant Bicycles and local bike shop Mack Cycle, Shane Battier’s Take Charge Foundation and Ray Allen’s Ray of Hope Foundation were able to give […]

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Reflections of Bike to Work Day

For Bike to Work Week, we’re taking a look at this year’s Florida Bike Month events as seen through the eyes of KiDZ Neurosicence Center staff member, Kurt Kaminer: On one day of every year, traffic on US-1 gets passed by something that isn’t the Metrorail: A huge group of happy, cheery bicycle riders on […]

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VIDEO: BikeSafe’s 2015 Bike to School Day Ride

On May 6th -in celebration of National Bike to School Day, the University of Miami BikeSafe program and Miami-Dade Public Schools collaborated in bringing Bike to School Day to North Dade Middle School in Miami Gardens. The event began at nearby Bunche Park, where Fusion Pro Bike Shop assisted the students pre-ride with maintenance checks on their bikes. After the bike […]

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