Cycling in Wichita

Cycling in Wichita

John Buaas lives in Wichita, KS and "blogs about his decision to travel primarily by bicycle on the streets of the third-worst U.S. city for cyclists."

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Some comments on the WAMPO MTP 2035 list 06-24-2010
As I posted last week, WAMPO has arrived at a final list of transportation projects eligible for federal funds from 2010-2035. Here is that list (bike/pedestrian projects lead it off); and here is a map showing the locations of the projects.First, a quick reminder of what […]
Alternate transportation makes good financial sense, too 06-23-2010
Not-so-fun fact from the WAMPO MTP 2035 project list report 06-19-2010
I'm out of town this weekend and will have more on the WAMPO report next week, but here's something to contemplate in the meantime:According to the section in the draft on bicycles and pedestrians, the area under WAMPO's administration has 15% of Kansas' […]
Family Bike Day! 06-16-2010
[Now corrected to reflect the correct date.]Here's an indication of just how "away" I have been from this blog:I found out only today via the Wichita Bicycle Collective about last week's first annual Mayor's Family Bike Day. I hope it went well.I […]
A couple of links 06-16-2010
Let's just ease back into this, shall we?WAMPO is seeking public comment on its draft of the the Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP) 2035 through June 18. Go here to have a look and offer your opinions; I'll have a post here soon that will comment on what's […]
Checking in; Bike Fort Worth 02-13-2010
Apologies for not having posted in a while. School has gotten busy for me and will be for a few days more yet.In the meantime, though, have a look, if you haven't already, at Bike Fort Worth, the (truly) comprehensive bike plan the city passed this past week. As you'll […]
Northern Flyer Alliance in the news 02-09-2010
This morning on KMUW, there's a nice interview with Deborah Fischer Stout and Evan Stair of the Northern Flyer Alliance about recent developments in the Alliance's efforts to bring passenger rail service to Wichita and south central Kansas. Each speaks in particular […]
Wichita's not-so-visible cyclists--beginning the conversation 02-11-2010
[UPDATE: Welcome to folks visiting here from Biking in L.A. I hope you'll not be too disappointed that you found your way here.]This picture is from a neighborhood in Queens, New York, but such a scene is not at all uncommon north of downtown in Wichita, either. Image […]
Should we negotiate with the automobile? Or would that be appeasement? 02-08-2010
Local blog round-up (Super Sunday edition) 02-08-2010
An antique bike in New Orleans' French Quarter. Image found here.In the spirit of Super Sunday, here at the top of this week's Local Blog Round-up you'll find some links to some prominent New Orleans cycling blogs. But Colts fans shouldn't despair; […]

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