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Travel With Care Campaign to Melt Icy Road Relations

PeopleForBikes launches national campaign to humanize people on bikes and encourage better behavior. more »

Nov 13, 2014 12:07 PM Features 1 Comments

Bike Equity Today and the "Invisible Cyclist"

A new report by the League, “The New Majority: Pedaling Toward Equity” helps to illustrate the existing diversity and present ideas to move toward bike equity. more »

Nov 3, 2014 11:24 AM Features

What it Takes to Sell Biking to North Americans

A first-of-its-kind study funded by the PeopleForBikes Green Lane Project in partnership with transportation departments in San Francisco and Portland on selling biking to the masses. more »

Nov 8, 2013 8:52 AM Features

An RCMP helps a child appropriately snap on a helmet.

Photo courtesy of Tammy Ozero

Countdown to Velo-city 2012: Charter for Young Bicyclists

Vancouver mayor Gregor Robertson and ECF president Manfred Neun will be among the expected signatories of the Charter of Vancouver on Children and Cycling on June 29, 2012, during the Velo-city Global 2012 conference in Vancouver, BC. more »

May 29, 2012 4:41 PM Bike Advocacy Blog

Countdown to Velo-city 2012: Q & A with Delegate Lisa Slakov

Lisa Slakov is a member of the organizing committee for Velo-Talk, the Vancouver/ UBC chair of Hub and a soon-to-be delegate of the upcoming Velo-city Global conference in Vancouver, BC. more »

May 25, 2012 10:25 AM Bike Advocacy Blog

The procession wound through a greenway created when Copenhagen was able to buy an abandoned single-track rail line. I was told the entire track runs 15 km.

Michael Alexander

Countdown to Velo-city 2012: Highlights from Velo-city Global 2010

In 2010, Momentum had our very own on-the-ground reporter cover the conference and events. This year’s conference will be no exception. more »

May 3, 2012 7:05 PM Bike Advocacy Blog

pedal4theplanet

Countdown to Velo-city 2012: Velo Village

In the lead-up to the Velo-city Global conference, delegates can also participate in Velo Village on Salt Spring Island between June 21 and 23. more »

Apr 26, 2012 4:33 PM Bike Advocacy Blog

Lucky attendees at the Velo-city Global 2010 conference in Copenhagen had an opportunity to check out the city's fine cycling infrastructure.

welcomehome.dk

Countdown to Velo-city 2012 - Build It and They Will Come

Transportation infrastructure is a key focus of the upcoming Velo-city Global conference in Vancouver, BC. more »

Mar 22, 2012 4:24 PM Bike Advocacy Blog 2 Comments

Top 5 Cycling Advocates of 2011

We picked our favorite top 5 advocates of 2011. more »

Mar 20, 2012 2:48 PM Features 2 Comments

Renowned urban planner Jan Gehl (Gehl Architects) giving his keynote in the main conference hall at Velo-City 2010 in Copenhagen.

Yvonne Bambrick

Countdown to Velo-city 2012 - Learning from Peers

Conferences like Velo-city Global are a link to inspiring speakers and current information on best-practices, research and more. more »

Mar 15, 2012 3:41 PM Bike Advocacy Blog

Thunder Bay’s Active Transportation Program Assistant Emma Kempe and Coordinator Adam Krupper try out one of the city’s new bike lanes.

Amy Vervoort

Alliance, League, Bikes Belong Unifying into One Organization

An organization that unifies the Alliance for Biking & Walking, the League of American Bicyclists and Bikes Belong is set to launch by January 2013. more »

Feb 23, 2012 12:40 AM Bike Advocacy Blog

Repainting The Bike Lane On Bedford Avenue

A group of 14 cyclists repaint the bike lanes that New York's DOT removed. more »

Oct 17, 2011 11:47 AM Features

The ride to kindergarten is easy on a cargo bike.

Ryan Davis

Back to School, Bike to School

How to make your bike to school commute a wonderful experience for your family and your neighborhood. more »

Aug 22, 2011 12:39 PM Families on Bikes 3 Comments

Switch Studio

Ask the Advocate - Road Diets

Road diets are an excellent prescription for obese roadways. They often involve removing and narrowing car traffic lanes and adding bike lanes, sidewalks and green buffers. more »

Jul 14, 2011 5:57 PM Features

Switch Studio

The Big Idea - Stop and Stay Stopped

Every time a person in a car saw a person on a bike blow a red light, it made my already challenging job a little bit harder. more »

Jul 14, 2011 5:43 PM Features 8 Comments

Cyclists pedaling along one side of the Jarvis Street bike lanes.

Bike Union

Jarvis Street Bike Lanes Under Threat

A motion in council could kill the bike lanes that have seen a three-fold increase in cycling use along Jarvis Street since their establishment. more »

Jul 5, 2011 4:31 PM Opinions

Bike Union

Jarvis Street Bike Lanes Could Cease to Exist

The Toronto Cyclists Union asks drives and cyclists along Jarvis Street whether or not they think the bike lanes should be removed. more »

Jul 5, 2011 4:24 PM Opinions

The 3rd Annual Ontario Bike Summit

Those interested in grassroots initiatives to encourage bicycle-friendly communities may want to take a look at the 3rd annual Ontario Bike Summit this June 27-28. more »

Jun 28, 2011 11:42 AM News

Alex Zivojinovic

Families on Bikes Writer Kathleen Wilker Wins 2010 Bruce Timmermans Individual Award

Momentum is proud to announce that our Families on Bikes writer, Kathleen Wilker, has won the 2010 Bruce Timmermans Individual Award for her cycling outreach work in Ottawa, ON. more »

Jun 28, 2011 11:38 AM News

The official silver chain.  Bling to brag about!

Mississippi Mills

Mississippi Mills' Silver Chain Challenge

As part of his small town's bicycle month celebrations, Jeff Mills wanted to increase bicycle riding in Mississippi Mills by tracking kilometres cycled. Schools and municipalities across the region have taken up his challenge. more »

May 16, 2011 8:52 PM Families on Bikes