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There is no right turn on red at College and Mountain in Fort Collins, Colorado.
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No Right Turn on Red — I’m talking to YOU!

By On October 3, 2016

This morning while walking the dogs, I watched two people in a row make right hand turns from E. Mountain onto N. College. They had a red light, and there’s a “No… Read More

Bicycling at Colorado State University (CSU)
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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

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

Cars in the pedestrian crossing zone on Mountain at College on 27 June 2016 in Fort Collins, Colorado.
Pedestrian Safety

Double Tap: My Own Personal Pedestrian Awareness Campaign

By On June 27, 2016

I walk my dogs every morning. Generally I walk a couple miles, which means I end up crossing a fair number of intersections. And as I walk, I see folks driving to work.… Read More

Safe Routes to School in Fort Collins, Colorado.
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Safe Routes to School: Behind the Scenes

By On April 4, 2016

Safe Routes to School is a national movement that began at the Federal level in 2006 “to improve the health and well-being of children by enabling and encouraging them to walk and bicycle to… Read More

"Share the road. Share the rules." sign as seen on Bingham Hill Road in Larimer County.
Rules of the Road

Share the Road. Share the Rules?

By On March 28, 2016

If you ever pedal outside of Fort Collins, you may have seen a sign out in the county that says “Share the Road. Share the Rules.” The signs were put up by request of the Larimer… Read More

Sidewalk signage in downtown Fort Collins.
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Bicyclists are required to dismount when…

By On February 29, 2016

According to the Fort Collins Traffic Code, there are three times when a person must dismount their bicycle: 1) If you’re in the dismount zone downtown. 2) If you’re in the dismount zone… Read More

A wordle made up of text from the post.
Rules of the Road

Fort Collins Traffic Code – PedalFC Version

By On February 13, 2016

101. – Required obedience to Traffic Code.  It is a violation of this Traffic Code for any person to do any act forbidden or fail to perform any act required in this… Read More

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Rules of the Road

3 Things Cyclists Wish Motorists Knew

By On September 29, 2015

There are some things that I wish people who rely solely upon cars for transportation understood about people who don’t. (3 Things Cyclists Wish Motorists Understood) But whether there’s understanding or not… Read More

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Crossing a Double Yellow – what every motorist should know

By On August 10, 2015

Most of us have attended some kind of driving school. Either it was part of our high school curriculum or we attended a class on our own dime before getting our drivers… Read More