Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Bike to Work
June is Colorado Bike to Work Month and Wednesday, June 26 is Bike to Work Day! GVB and GJ City staff are dedicated to an even more awesome celebration this year and will begin coordinating on Thursday, March 21 at 5:30pm in the Mesa Land Trust meeting room, at the northeast corner of 10th & Main. See you there!
Governor Hickenlooper has an online forum to discuss transportation and education issues. Join in the conversation at http://www.etbdcolorado.org/
Roads built for cars will result in traffic, but if you build roads for people you will get a livable community. Some GVB board members attended a TBD Colorado meeting yesterday and emphasized the need for safe walking and biking options everywhere cars are. We also suggested active transportation for students as a “two-for-one” solution, since 25% of vehicles in rush hour traffic are parents bringing children to school and kids who are regularly active tend to do better in school and on tests. School District 51 board members, county commissioners, the governor’s staff, GVB and many other important players had a great dialogue-you should join the conversation online.
Got Debris (where you want to bicycle)?
Spring is here, and the City of Grand Junction would like to make bike lanes safer for you. Use the Fix-It Form on the City website at www.gjcity.org to report exact locations of bike lanes that are filled with debris. They'll send a street sweeper to clean them off.