Category Archives: #BikeRaleigh

On the red carpet: The 2013 Golden Modes

We just got back from Go Triangle’s 2013 Golden Modes, an annual Triangle-area commuter award and recognition event. This year it was held in the beautifully re-purposed downtown Cary Arts Center. There were many multi-modal users and organizations being recognized for encouraging others to try alternative commute modes and efforts to make the Triangle a better place.  Continue reading On the red carpet: The 2013 Golden Modes

Vote with your Butt on November 5

Have you been upset about cars parked in the bike lanes?
Have you been concerned about cars opening their door into you?
Are you concerned about motorists passing safely?

Attend the City Council meeting on Tuesday November 5 at 7PM to show your support for changes in Raleigh’s City Code to address these issues.

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Why Oaks & Spokes?

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We got a lot of questions from folks when we did the Oaks & Spokes Bicycle Festival in Raleigh last March. Namely, there were a lot of people interested in knowing how we had met and what had prompted us to put on the events. And in the short madness of the festival, we didn’t always manage to come up with a thorough answer for who we are.
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Voting “Yes” to the City of Raleigh Transportation Bond on October 8th will Support Cycling in Your Community!

Source: www.raleighbond.com
Source: www.raleighbond.com

As Raleigh continues to grow, it is vital that we invest in our transportation networks. This is key to increasing the quality of life of every resident, and maintaining a healthy and dynamic city. In order to secure the necessary funding needed to maintain and improve our transportation system, the City Council has added a Capital Improvement Transportation Bond to the ballot on October 8th. If implemented, the bond will fund 18 projects throughout the city.

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See Click Fix (it up) in Raleigh

Bicyclists travel at about 12-15mph.  We’re not inside a glass bubble.  We cover a lot of ground and are able to see, smell, and hear the things that happen around us.  We notice the day-to-day changes with relative ease on our morning commutes or afternoon rambles on the greenway.  We’re sure to see maintenance issues as our rubber tires roll.  It’s not that issue reporting falls to bicyclists alone, but we are driving the perfect vehicle for making sure that things are up to snuff in Raleigh.

What is See Click Fix?

This is the platform that the City of Raleigh encourages residents to use for reporting non-emergency issue in their neighborhood.  Read on and you will see how quick and easy it is to use if you spot a problem.

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