Mar
13
2014

Tune in TODAY to hear Elisabeth on Drive Time Lincoln

Board VP Elisabeth Reinkordt will be appearing on KLIN’s Drive Time Lincoln this afternoon, shortly after 5 PM. Tune in to 1400 AM or check out http://www.klin.com/DriveTimeLincoln.aspx for more!

Feb
26
2014

VP Elisabeth Reinkordt Presenting at National Bike Summit

Next week, Board President Damon Hershey and Vice President Elisabeth Reinkordt will be representing Lincoln and Nebraska at the National Bike Summit in Washington, D.C. In addition to attending sessions and lobbying for bicycles on Capitol Hill in meetings with Nebraska’s Congressional delegation, Elisabeth will be presenting at the Women’s Forum on Monday. Her session, entitled Cyclocross School: How Sheclismo Grew Women’s Cycling in Nebraska through Intensive Education Efforts and Community Building, will highlight the [...]

Feb
25
2014

Call to Action: Email or Testify on LB 1071

Senator Lathrop of Omaha will be introducing LB 1071, which addresses issues involving bicyclists and road use, in front of the Transportation Committee on Tuesday, Feb 25th, at 1:30 PM in Room 1113 of the State Capitol. If you care about how bicyclists are treated in Nebraska, please either testify in person or email the members of the committee (info below). Have you ever ridden your bike on one of Lincoln’s trails, and when it [...]

Jan
4
2014

BICYCLINCOLN

A few years back I attended a Midwest Active Transportation Summit in Omaha. The speakers included an ex-mayor of Madison, WI and, at the time, the Advocacy Director of Trek Bicycles. The great insight and advice they shared hit home but what made the biggest impact to me during this summit was from a forum of speakers from Omaha. This forum of trail advocates and city planners were talking up the rise of cycling infrastructure [...]

Nov
25
2013

Lincoln Winter Bike Challnge

With our top place finish in this year’s National Bike Challenge, we are excited to show how we are not just fair weather riders. The Lincoln Winter Bike Challenge starts December 1st. and will end February 28th. Rather then create a new site on Endomondo for the Winter Challenge, we are going to use the Lincoln page of the National Bike Challenge. If you are signed up for the National Challenge you are all ready [...]

Nov
4
2013

Innovative bicycle roundabout in The Netherlands

Bicycle infrastructure can be innovative and beautiful.  Check out this floating roundabout in The Netherlands.   Amazing!

Oct
30
2013

Grant Awarded to Help with Construction of the N-Street Protected Bikeway

Wow! The city and cyclists of Lincoln are on a roll (celebratory pun)!  First, Lincoln, Nebraska comes in first in the nation for the National Bike Challenge, now we have been awarded a $10,000 grant from People for Bikes via their Community Grants Program along with 9 other communities across the country!  Where is this money headed? To the N-Street Protected Bikeway, of course!  This will help the Great Plains Trails Network and the Nebraska Trails [...]

Oct
9
2013

Bike and Bus Monthly Bike Rack Usage

Installed April of 2011, Lincoln StarTran’s Bike and Bus has seen steady growth. The numbers show that Lincolnites use their bikes for muli-transportational use. First number: bikes on bus for month/Second number: average bikes per day. (  ) = number of days buses operate that month. YEAR JAN                 FEB MARCH APRIL MAY 2011 —– —– —– 1064/41 (26) 1336/53 (25) 2012 1079/43 (25) 1117/45 (25) 1742/65 (27) 2029/81 (25) 2331/90 (26) 2013 1090/42 26 [...]

Oct
2
2013

Press Release for Lincoln Bike Challenge

Lincoln Set to Celebrate 1st Place in National Bike Challenge (Lincoln, NE)—The city of Lincoln achieved first place among class one cities from across the country (cities with a population over 200,000) and is making plans to celebrate its national ranking on Monday, October 14, at the Brewsky’s Haymarket location beginning at 4 p.m. The hosts of the gathering are: BicycLincoln, Lincoln’s bicycle advocacy organization, Waste Cap Nebraska, a member-based, non-profit, Lincoln Lancaster County Health [...]

Oct
1
2013

2013 National Bike Challenge

It was a cold wet day with even a threat of snow May 1st, the kickoff day of the 2013 National Bike Challenge. In the months to come we had temps in the 100′s and high humidity. But this is Lincoln Nebraska, and we are accustomed to riding our bikes in any of the moody weather swings we have in the mid-west. And ride our bikes we did! Lincoln had 1,117 riders sign on this [...]

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