Pedal Fort Collins
Bicycling at Colorado State University (CSU)
Rules of the Road

CSU and Bikes: Safe Cycling Bicycle Regulations

By On August 22, 2016

School is back in session and Fort Collins is once again flooded with 32,000+ CSU students. Of these, several thousand are new to our city and may be unfamiliar with the bicycling… Read More

At the intersection of bicycling and faith.
Bicycle Culture

At the intersection of bicycling and faith

By On August 19, 2016

I love hanging out down by the Poudre river. The rustle of the leaves in the trees, the music of the birds as they swoop down over the water, and the burble… Read More

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Bicycle Culture

CSU and Bikes: Registration & U-locks

By On August 15, 2016

My oldest will be a freshman at CSU this year, so I’m learning the ins and outs of how the University educates students about bicycle culture, rules of the road, and precautions to… Read More

Marked pedestrian crosswalks in West Old Town, Fort Collins.
Pedestrian Safety

Pedestrian Rules of the Road

By On August 12, 2016

There are two sets of rules when it comes to being a pedestrian in Fort Collins. There’s the rules of the road that have been codified, approved, and (at least in theory)… Read More

Outcomes and measures for the City of Fort Collins' government performance.
Local News

Transportation Performance Snapshot

By On August 9, 2016

The City of Fort Collins has something called a “Community Performance Measurement Dashboard” which gives quarterly insights into how the City is doing in terms of achieving its seven key outcomes —… Read More

Example Walk Scores in Fort Collins
Multimodal Culture

The low cost and high value of walkability

By On August 5, 2016

Walking. Everybody does it. But not everybody values it. It’s easy to take for granted. And the thrill of being able to travel faster than the foot holds incredible allure. But in moving… Read More

Why I Am Traffic
Stay Safe

Take the Lane Like a Boss

By On August 1, 2016

To “take the lane” means riding right smack in the middle of a travel lane in a single file line with cars. It can seem pretty scary, but there are times when… Read More

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Resources

Register Your Bike Online

By On July 30, 2016

After a rash of burglaries in our neighborhood a little over a year ago, the Fort Collins police held a meeting in which they explained what was going on, what we should be… Read More

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Local News

Weigh in on the City Budget

By On July 25, 2016

The City government sets its budget on a two year cycle. Though most of it is already spoken for, there’s still a substantial amount of money that can be distributed at the discretion of… Read More

Front Range Village: Red shows parking, blue shows buildings, orange shows access to parking, purple shows loading access, yellow shows pedestrian access.
Bicycle Culture

Fort Collins’ Parking Problem – with added color coding

By On July 23, 2016

Fort Collins has a parking problem. Parking minimums required by the City mean that we’re paving over substantial amounts of land in order to provide space for vehicles when they’re not in… Read More