Pedal Fort Collins
The West Elizabeth Enhanced Travel Corridor was very well attended on June 16, 2016.
Infrastructure

A West Elizabeth Enhanced Travel Corridor Open House Update

By On June 17, 2016

The City held a W. Elizabeth Enhanced Travel Corridor open house last night that was very well attended. In addition to residents of all ages and interests, the Coloradoan, the City Council, the… Read More

Two way cycle track in the center of a street in Washington DC.
Ideas from elsewhere

Bicycling in Washington DC

By On June 13, 2016

This summer my family took an “Our Nation’s History” tour of Washington DC, Baltimore, and Philadelphia. (We’ll have to go back another time to hit New York City and Boston.) While we traveled about from… Read More

The Capital building in Washington DC.
Ideas from elsewhere

Walking in Washington DC

By On June 5, 2016

My family and I just spent the past week in our nation’s capital. We had a wonderful time and are missing it already. While there, I snapped several photos of what traveling… Read More

Pedal Fort Collins is 1 year old! (Photo from the comments section on the Strider Bikes website.)
Bicycle Culture

Pedal Fort Collins Is One Year Old Today!

By On May 23, 2016

It was exactly one year ago today that Pedal Fort Collins got its start. Originally envisioned as a local transportation resource as well as an advocacy tool, so far Pedal has been… Read More

Canberra Transport Photo - Australia
Bicycle Culture

External costs contribute to the expense of using City roads

By On May 16, 2016

Although bicycling is a much lauded part of Fort Collins culture, there’s still an undercurrent of disagreement over who “owns” the roads. Some motorists are of the opinion that the street is… Read More

Linden Street, early 1900s, Fort Collins, Colorado.
Bicycle History

Road use in early Fort Collins

By On May 13, 2016

Every generation grows up thinking that, for the most part, things behave today much like they always have. So when it comes to transportation issues, we can’t imagine life without a car… Read More

The intersection Prospect and Timberline in Fort Collins will see some improvements in 2016.
Infrastructure

Timberline Rd. & Prospect Rd. Improvements

By On May 9, 2016

Road work season is upon us, and one of the projects that will be tackled this summer in Fort Collins is improvements to the Timberline/Prospect intersection. There will also be some needed updates… Read More

One average sized car does over 17,000 times as much damage to the road as one large man riding a heavy steel bicycle.
Bicycle Culture

Which road users make the greatest demands on our tax dollars?

By On May 6, 2016

As I pointed out earlier this week, everyone that shops in Fort Collins pays to maintain our local roads (though it’s possible that bicyclists and transit users might pay a little more… Read More

Who pays for roads in Fort Collins, Colorado?
Bicycle Culture

Street Maintenance – Who pays?

By On May 2, 2016

One of the most common arguments I hear between cyclists and non-cyclists revolves around the idea of who pays for the roads. I’ve heard motorists claim that licensing fees and gas taxes… Read More

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Transportation History

Newspaper lists automobile infractions for the week – November 1963

By On April 22, 2016

Once upon a time in Fort Collins, traffic incidents were listed in the paper. … and it named names! The following infractions were listed in the November 20, 1963 Fort Collins Coloradoan.… Read More