Because we skipped last week’s Bike News Roundup, this week’s is HUGE.
How to steal a bike in Vancouver (it’s super easy, apparently)
Last day to get $25 at Bike Works for only $12.
Parklets: a great idea for Seattle to steal (can we please?)
An organizer of Miami’s Park(ing) Day was arrested because an officer didn’t like that he didn’t get his awful, disgusting grass and trees out of the city’s beautiful parking spots fast enough.
A teacher in Memphis was ordered to dismantle his garden, which he and some students tended in their free time. Apparently, it’s a public nuisance to teach youth how to grow food and tend bees in their free time. After an online campaign and much arguing, however, the city let the garden stay (so long as they “cleaned it up”)
Quantas vidas mais? (note: PorraCET is the Dept. of Transportation in Sao Paulo)
PDX developers cater to the two-wheeled
Damn we live in a stunning city
“Carmageddon: Seattle edition” is coming! Run for your lives! (actually, running to work is a fantastic way to get exercise)
HUGE recall of Specialized and Wall-Mart bikes
Car Free Day in Latvia! Love it.
One year in and Capitol Bikeshare is already a fixture of urban life in DC.
Wrong way drivers at Alaskan Way and S Atlantic are becoming a real problem.
Crosscut on the Mountains to Sound Greenway.
Bicycle Alliance of Washington is holding a Share the Road t-shirt design contest.
In heartbreaking news, a driver struck and killed an 11-year-old Yakima boy in front of the boy’s schoolmates and father. The driver then got out, checked his truck for damage, then fled.
Antonio Castillo died after colliding with a Yakima bus while biking September 26. Condolences to his friends and family.
A man lost an eye after a road raging driver shot him in the face in Federal Way.
Seattle-area residents still aren’t driving more. It’s been a decade.
Have we reached peak truck?
Pedestrians are safer when there are bike lanes.
When discussing bicycle deaths, Merlin would like us to remember all traffic deaths, regardless of mode.
The Bicycle Alliance of Washington’s annual auction is October 22.
Florida teen arrested for sneaking into Sears and using their tools to fix his bike.
Bike paths near PDX are key transportation routes.
Elly Blue comes around on bike paths after visiting Minneapolis (sort of)
Are vehicle license fees regressive? Not really.
World Hardcourt Bike Polo Championships highlights.
In Copenhagen, some gas stations have bike maintenance space.
Rahm makes big bike plans for Chicago.
Seattle may have surpassed Minneapolis in the percentage of people biking to work, but they are doing some pretty cool stuff. We need to keep working hard if we want to stay on top. After all, Minneapolis is just a street in Seattle … (ok, it’s not)