Archive for the 'Safety' Category
Posted on November 13, 2015 | 2 CommentsIn Ottawa, Kansas, a recently-approved innovative bike lane design is being reconsidered after nearby property owners voiced concerns about parking.Posted on September 3, 2015 | 3 CommentsOn Iowa's Raccoon River Valley Trail, bicyclists are being ticketed $195 each for ignoring rail-trail stop signs. Sometimes.Posted on August 28, 2015 | No CommentsA Bicycle Master Plan has been presented to city commissioners in Newton, Kansas.Posted on August 24, 2015 | No CommentsTopeka has completed 9 miles of the Bikeways Masterplan, will complete 32 miles during Phase I this fall and next spring, and will complete another 13 miles of bikeways facilities in 2017.Posted on June 14, 2015 | No CommentsThe city of Hays has recently seen some impressive progress on its bike network, with the addition of on-street bike lanes and sharrows.Posted on October 13, 2014 | No CommentsThe very first protected bike lane in Kansas was installed earlier this year in Manhattan, on a short stretch of North Manhattan Avenue.Posted on May 5, 2014 | No CommentsThe city of Iola is relaunching its Police Bicycle Patrol Unit, with officers planning to patrol the city's growing collection of trails, as well as special events and community policing.Posted on April 23, 2014 | 4 CommentsIola, Kansas has just installed its first sharrows, on just over a mile of streets in and near downtown, becoming the smallest community in Kansas to add the shared lane markings to its streets.Posted on July 30, 2013 | No CommentsThe new Amelia Earhart Memorial Bridge at Atchison, Kansas now features wide, bicycle-friendly shoulders for a stress-free crossing of the Missouri River. Kudos to KDOT and MoDot for a job well done!Posted on July 18, 2013 | No CommentsKansas kids are encouraged to enter artwork for a statewide poster contest focused on traffic safety. Get creative for a chance to win a new bicycle!