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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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The Velo Yellow Bikes: Part 2

This is a continuation of the “Velo Yellow” kids track bike story from our resident bike expert, Kurt Kaminer: The last time we left off with the Velo Yellows – our three kids’ track bicycles – we had just picked them up from Jeff at the Recyclable Bicycle Exchange in Ft. Lauderdale. Since then, it […]

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Saving the Velo Yellows: A kids bicycle salvage story!

Our social marketing manager comes to us today with a story about his love for bicycles – and how it has led to three new members of the BikeSafe fleet! Some bicycle enthusiasts geek out over bicycles as much as we love riding them. For me, the sight of an old steel road bicycle with […]

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Dockless scooters are in Florida, and that’s a good thing. Here’s why.

There’s walking, there’s bicycle riding, and now, dockless electric scooters are joining the ranks as the latest option in urban micromobility. However, like anything new that challenges existing conventions, they are embroiled in controversy. Dockless scooter op-eds fill Twitter and Facebook, while journalists have been prolific in sharing the social media bombast as the “scooter scourge” […]

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