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Washington named most 'Bicycle-Friendly State' for 7th year

Amanda Bayhi - May 02, 2014

Washington named most 'Bicycle-Friendly State' for 7th year

For the seventh consecutive year, Washington state has earned the top spot among the League of American Bicyclists’ “Bicycle-Friendly State” rankings. Each year, the organization numerically ranks each U.S. state according to the efforts the state have taken to make biking ...

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Swedish duo develops invisible bike helmet

Amanda Bayhi - Nov 15, 2013

Swedish duo develops invisible bike helmet

Bike helmets are a necessary safety precaution, but they are often bulky and uncomfortable. That’s why two Swedish women have developed an invisible bike helmet, Jalopnik reports. The helmet looks like a scarf. It zips on and remains comfortably around the neck ...

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Suburbs become more bicycle friendly

Amanda Bayhi - Oct 15, 2013

Suburbs become more bicycle friendly

Many young Americans are driving less than in previous years, and cities are reacting by adding more options, including bike and pedestrian paths. So it’s no surprise that when the League of American Bicyclists released its latest list of Bicycle Friendly ...

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20,000 Washington residents expected to celebrate Walk to School Day

Amanda Bayhi - Oct 07, 2013

20,000 Washington residents expected to celebrate Walk to School Day

The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) announced Monday that it estimates 20,000 students, parents, teachers and community leaders in Washington will participate in International Walk to School Day on Wednesday. Walk to School Day is celebrated to encourage students to ...

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Bike lanes not top factor in bike safety

Amanda Bayhi - Jun 05, 2013

Bike lanes not top factor in bike safety

Bicycles have become more popular in recent years, with more bike routes approved each year, cities implementing laws to protect cyclists and even a ranking system in place to declare which state is most bike-friendly. With the growth of bicycle commuting, ...

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Cities rethink transportation due to drop in young drivers

Amanda Bayhi - May 15, 2013

Cities rethink transportation due to drop in young drivers

As young Americans shy away from cars and lean more on alternative forms of transportation, state transportation leaders have begun to react. Macomb, Illinois, has created a cost-effective way to maintain its existing transit system. Chicago’s mayor is working to make roads ...

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Washington ranked top bike friendly state for 6th consecutive year

Amanda Bayhi - May 02, 2013

Washington ranked top bike friendly state for 6th consecutive year

Washington state is leading the nation with its ranking as the most bicycle friendly state in 2013. This is Washington's sixth consecutive year in the No. 1 position. The Bicycle Friendly States ranking, presented by the League of American Bicyclists, numerically ...

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