Keeping the silent sports community informed and self propelled.
An Illinois law that took effect earlier this year allows non-Chicago bicyclists to proceed through red lights. The law is already undergoing some tweaking because of some vague language, according to mybikeadvocate.com.
Two Milwaukee bicycling events taking place in early April ought not to be missed.
In conjunction with the National Bike Summit, which wrapped up yesterday in Washington, D.C., the League of American Bicyclists (LAB) released state-by-state factsheets detailing how federal money has served bicyclists and pedestrians. They make for interesting reading. LAB breaks down this spending -- a mere 1.5 percent of the federal transportation budget -- by congressional district, too.
Having spent many of my waking hours of late adding events to the Silent Sports events calendar -- there are now more than 500 listed, including 187 in June alone! -- I've fallen behind on my "Off The Couch" blog reading.
After making several stops throughout Minnesota to gather ideas for how to make bicycling safer, state transportation officials will host an online discussion on March 22.