Bewhiskered bicyclists arrived with frost on their beards as they rolled up to Winter Bike to Work Day stations this morning. They were among the devout who showed up three days after a storm piled 5.5 inches of snow on the ground and single-digit temperatures left icy conditions on the city’s streets, trails and bike lanes.
Colorado Gov. Jared Polis and Denver Mayor Michael Hancock gave uninspiring speeches at Bicycle Colorado’s Moving People Forward conference today in Denver. But the two followed Janette Sadik-Khan, the former New York City transportation commissioner whose book “Streetfight” calls for an “urban revolution.” (Read the Streetsblog Denver interview.) Sadik-Khan helped the Big Apple transform its streets from […]
Janette Sadik-Khan, who will be the keynote speaker at Bicycle Colorado’s Moving People Forward conference tomorrow, transformed New York’s streets with dramatic pedestrian improvements, 400 miles of new bike lanes and the repurposing of 60 asphalt plazas into park-like places when she was the New York City transportation commissioner under former Mayor Mike Bloomberg. In […]