Paul Andrews

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News Cycle: More on Mark Weir’s home, SF Bike Plan, Bike commuting trends & more

In Bicycle advocacy, News Cycle, Obama Bikes on January 21, 2010 at 1:00 am

Mark Weir’s tragic house fire has a lot of the bike community stepping forward offering help. We continue to wish him and his family the best.

The legal woes blocking the San Francisco Bicycle Plan are finally ebbing, and work is getting under way.

I’m having trouble getting worked up about the Tour Down Under, but here‘s Day Three results.

Bike commuting increases over past decade

EcoVelo has a report on the League of American Bicyclists’ study of “Bicycle Commuting Trends, 2000 to 2008.” In a nutshell, bike commuting keeps going up, even though it’s far below 1 percent of the working population nationally. In “bike-friendly” cities those percentages are higher, although not yet into two digits in metros. Still, progress keeps happening.

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