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Tag Archives: Bicycles

Boise Parks will add a mountain bike skills park

Skateboarders and kayakers already have their specialty parks in Boise, and now Boise Parks & Recreation is focusing on mountain bikers. A bike skills park with tracks, rollers and other skill elements for mountain bikers will be built between Fort ...

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Boise GreenBike adds bicycles and stations (access required)

Boise’s bike sharing program will double the number of stations where riders can rent and return bikes and add 15 bikes to the fleet. Boise GreenBike will enter its third year in April with 129 bicycles, a number that director ...

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Boise’s playing catch-up on bike and pedestrian paths (access required)

In just a few years, the American bike lane concept has matured beyond a hastily painted add-on at the edge of a road. Now descriptions include protected, buffered, contraflow, shared-use, cycle tracks, separate bike paths and greenways. Minneapolis even calls ...

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Bike and pedestrian safety, simplified (access required)

Peter Lagerwey likes to emphasize street crossings when he talks about pedestrian safety. “Where do we put all our energy? Putting in sidewalks,” said Lagerwey, a former Seattle senior transportation planner who now tours the country regarding bicycle and pedestrian ...

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