Pedal Fort Collins
Houses in Fort Collins and their Walk Scores.
Urban Design

Connecting Housing Price to Walk Score in Fort Collins

By On September 26, 2016

I’ve been reading Jeff Speck’s book, Walkable City, and one thing that he talks about is the relationship between housing prices and how walkable the neighborhoods are that those houses are in.… Read More

Parents picking up or dropping off kids for school, an event, or a summer program often use the bike lane as a loading zone.
Bike lane? or not?

Avoid the Door Zone

By On September 18, 2016

You’re pedaling down the street and notice that someone has parked in the bike lane ahead of you. What do you do? Signal that you’re going to get left, when it’s clear… Read More


I Would Bike To Work, But the Main Roads Are Too Busy.

By On September 13, 2016

Between talking to people around town and seeing bicyclists on streets like N. Shields and Mulberry, I’m convinced that one of the biggest barriers to safe bicycling in Fort Collins is in our… Read More

The Bucking Horse neighborhood in Fort Collins, Colorado.
Urban Design

The Density of Single Family Neighborhoods in Fort Collins

By On September 10, 2016

In the book, Walkable City: How Downtown Can Save America, One Step at a Time, Jeff Speck describes the built environment as falling into two categories: “walkable urbanism” which is walkable, bikeable,… Read More


New Look, New Adventures!

By On September 1, 2016

Pedal Fort Collins has a whole new look today! In fact, the whole network has gotten an update. In addition to new logos, several new writers are coming on board. So if you… Read More

Multimodal Culture

Choose Life

By On August 30, 2016

My daughters are learning to drive. With all three of my kids it seems like learning to drive has meant learning to see the world around them in a way they’ve just… Read More

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

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