Volunteers Needed for Bike Counts
The Treasure Valley Cycling Alliance (TVCA) is recruiting volunteers for the fall bike counts in Ada County. The bike counts are scheduled for September 9 – 11, and volunteers can choose morning or afternoon shifts. To volunteer visit the TVCA website and fill out the form:
“Bike counts are vitally important in providing local government with the information they need to provide facilities for cyclists,” said Lisa Brady, President of the TVCA.
More information is available at biketreasurevalley.org.
Volunteers Needed for Hyde Park Street Fair
The Treasure Valley Cycling Alliance encourages people to ride their bicycles to the 2014 Hyde Park Street Fair, September 12 – 14. TVCA is staffing the bicycle parking corral, providing a safe place for people to keep their bikes while they enjoy the festivities. Festival goers should have their own lock to secure their bike.
Please volunteer to help staff this terrific public service. Go to this website to choose a shift:
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Protected Bike Lanes Mean Business
In this report from PeopleForBikes and the Alliance for Biking & Walking, 15 entrepreneurs and business leaders from major U.S. cities explain how protected bike lanes — on-street lanes that are physically separated from automobile traffic by curbs, planters, parked cars or posts — has meant big benefits for their companies.
The report combines this original reporting with an overview of the latest academic and technical research to find changes associated with four mega-trends.
Visit our Resource Page to view the report: http://idahowalkbike.org/resources/
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