#bikewalkvote — how cyclists want to engage Pittsburgh’s mayoral candidates

Cyclists, pedestrians and safe-streets advocates are petitioning the city of Pittsburgh’s mayoral candidates to take an interest in infrastructure, programming and accessibility.  The initiative is being led by the city’s advocacy group, BikePGH. As I wrote about at Pittsburgh City Paper today, the group is asking “candidates to pledge to make Pittsburgh more livable for…

Sharing the love of Bike Shares

Planetizin has this piece today on the rise of the bike-share: “Pittsburgh, Columbus, Indianapolis, Cleveland, Detroit, Cincinnati, Milwaukee, Chicago, Minneapolis – the list of Midwestern cities that have already, or are hoping to, establish bike-share systems is a testament to the incredible popularity of a concept that’s only found its footing in the U.S. in…