Browsing articles from "October, 2013"
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 […]