What Seville Accomplished for Better Cycling: a good model for Alexandria Installed a 50 mile low-stress, child-friendly bicycle network in just four years Bicycling share of transportation mode increased from nearly 0 to 10% Bikes serve 70,000 trips daily, compared with their light rail line at 44,000 daily trips Costs were $36 million versus $906 … Continue reading The Seville Bicycling Story
BPAC sent six questions to city council candidates. Below are their responses, in the order received. Responses are provided verbatim, except for the correction of minor grammatical errors. Some candidates did not respond, as noted below. Click on the questions below to see specific answers: 1. If you are elected, will you champion investments in … Continue reading Alexandria City Council Candidates Talk About Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Issues.
BPAC sent the same six questions to both mayoral candidates. Their responses are printed verbatim below. Businesses seek locations that are walkable and bikeable. If you are elected, will you champion investments in walking and biking infrastructure in Alexandria to contribute to Alexandria’s economic health? Justin Wilson: I have worked to expand pedestrian and bicycle … Continue reading Alexandria Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Council ask Mayoral Candidates about Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Issues
Cycling without Age is an organization that brings cycling to people with limited mobility. It started in Denmark as a way to help elderly people get out and about and "feel the wind in their hair." Cycling without Age uses a rickshaw type bicycle where passengers are seated in front, and a "pilot" pedals and … Continue reading BPAC and Cycling without Age
Operation Illumination gives out free bike lights and reflective gear tomorrow in Alexandria, VA.