Tag: Washington Bikes
If you like to know who’s minding the store — in this case bicycle advocacy in the state of Washington — then you’ll want to know there’s been a change.
The Cascade Bicycle Club and Washington Bikes (formerly Bicycle Alliance of Washington) are officially joining forces on Jan. 1, 2016.
The decision to merge was …
Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2015/12/08/largest-statewide-bicycle-nonprofit-created-in-washington-state/
The Cascade Bicycle Club and Washington Bikes! may merge into a single entity by the end of the year.
It would create a one-stop, statewide shop for advocacy, bike rides, and education.
The Cascade Bicycle Club’s board of directors approved a letter of intent regarding the merger last week. The Washington Bikes! board is currently …
Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2015/08/24/washington-state-bicycle-advocates-joining-forces/
Washington state Department of Transportation crews announced they will begin plowing snow from US Bicycle Route 10 across the Cascade Range on Monday. It could be open in less than four weeks.
Actually, the state announced it was preparing to begin snow-plowing operations on State Route 20, the scenic North Cascades Highway.
But traveling bicyclists …
Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2015/03/12/snow-plowing-on-bicycle-route-10-begins-in-cascades/
A newly released economic study of outdoor recreation in Washington state finds that bicycling contributes $3.1 billion a year to the state’s economy.
That’s the fourth highest economic impact among the major outdoor pursuits listed in the study, following only Sightseeing and Nature (1), all types of Boating (2), and Hiking, Climbing, Camping (3).
And participation in …
Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2015/01/20/bicycling-means-big-bucks-in-washington-state-ranks-3rd-in-outdoor-recreation-spending/
“Many (cross-country riders) stay at hotels and motels, lodges. They’re not whizzing by you with a tankful of gas. They’re stopping and buying a few things here and there. They’re there to interact with a local community instead of driving by in a car and looking out the windows.”
— Steve Jahn, member …
Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2014/09/25/bike-quote-why-bicycle-tourists-are-the-best-tourists-for-small-towns/
Washington Bikes is inviting folks interested in bicycle travel to attend the ribbon cutting on the new US Bike Route 10 in Anacortes this Sunday.
Click here for link to map
USBR 10 rolls out for 416 miles roughly along the State Route 20 corridor from Anacortes to the Idaho border. That’s also the …
Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2014/09/11/us-bike-route-10-dedication-is-sunday-in-anacortes/
You can show your support for bicycling this Friday by riding your bicycle to work.
To help in this endeavor in the Seattle area, dozens of bike commuter stations will be set up from 6 to 9 a.m. during Bike to Work Day.
View Commute Stations — Bike to Work Day presented by F5 in …
Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2014/05/15/bike-to-work-day-is-friday-bike-commuter-stations-in-seattle-area/
Washington state may have its first official U.S. Bicycle Route later this spring.
Washington Bikes reported that the state Department of Transportation has submitted its plans for USBR 10 to cross the northern part of the state from Anacortes to the Idaho border.
The plans go to the American Association of State Highway and …
Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2014/04/18/washington-state-joins-others-seeking-approvals-for-u-s-bicycle-routes/
Congratulations to Bike San Diego for winning the advocacy organization of the year award from Alliance for Biking and Walking.
The Alliance notes that the group has accomplished a lot in just a short time.
It raised awareness of bicycling issues in the city among bicyclists and elected officials. Consider this photo from the BikeSD …
Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2014/03/05/one-bike-club-wins-advocacy-award-another-disbands/