by Zach Vanderkooy, Bikes Belong Foundation. Originally published in the Alliance for Biking & Walking 2012 Benchmarking Report. Seville’s embrace of the bicycle is decidedly 21st century. As recently as 2004, bicycling in this city of 700,000 was seen as a fringe activity for elite athletes and people too poor to own a car. There … Continue reading Looking Outside the Borders: The bicycle boom in Seville, Spain
On Tuesday, July 7th, the Topeka City Council voted 5-3 to approve $15,000 to provide the city's part of a $75,000 expenditure to hire a consultant to create a citywide biking master plan. The mayor then vetoed the expenditure calling the expenditure "unnecessary."
Joe at the Southwest YMCA has decided to go car-free for a month, to get a better idea of traveling by bike in Topeka. It's an awesome effort - and he's blogging the whole thing!