Browsing articles from "May, 2012"
May
14
2012

Press Release on Lincoln Receiving a Bronze from The League of American Bicyclist

Lincoln Recognized for Promoting Biking and Walking The League of American Bicyclists today announced that Lincoln has been named a Bronze Level Bicycle Friendly Community. The award recognizes Lincoln’s commitment to improving conditions for bicycling through investment in promotion, education, infrastructure and policies. Lincoln also recently received an honorable mention award from the Walk Friendly Communities program for its efforts improved walkability and pedestrian safety through programs, plans and policies. A presentation ceremony for both […]

May
9
2012

Planned Protected Bike Way In Danger!

At this month’s Pedestrian and Bicyclist Advisory Committee meeting we learned that the proposed protected bike way along N st., part of the downtown master plan project, faces opposition. There is still general acceptance for the protected bike way from the Mayor’s office, the Downtown Business Association, and the public as a whole. But those opposing the bike way are being the greater squeaky wheel. So let’s squeak back! On  May 30 there will be […]

May
9
2012

Press Release for Lincoln Bike to Work

OFFICE OF THE MAYOR 555 South 10th Street, Lincoln, NE 68508, 402-441-7511   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 7, 2012 FOR MORE INFORMATION:  Mike Heyl, Health Department, 402-441-3889 CITY ENCOURAGES RESIDENTS TO “BIKE TO WORK, LINCOLN!”   The City of Lincoln is partnering with the local bicycling community to encourage residents to participate in Bike to Work Week, May 11 through 18.  Those who sign up to participate will receive a free cinch bag full of […]

May
3
2012

Monthy Bike Rack Usage for Lincoln Buses

MONTHLY BIKE RACK USAGE (installed April 2011)             (First number is bikes on bus for month/average bikes per day from monthly use (  ) number of days buses operate that month) APRIL 2011 – 1064/41 (26) MAY 2011 – 1336/53 (25) JUNE 2011 – 1403/54 (26) JULY 2011 – 1549/62 (25) AUGUST 2011 – 2163/80 (27) SEPTEMBER 2011 – 2220/85 (26) OCTOBER 2011 – 2134/82 (26) NOVEMBER 2011 – 1527/61 (25) DECEMBER 2011 – 879/34 […]