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Local Racing in Full Swing

Local Racing in Full Swing by BFC Board Member Will Hickey Our city is amazing for riding bikes in any capacity, but when it comes to local racing Fort Collins is in a league of its own. From April through October there a grassroots races every week right here in […]

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Out and About with Fort Collins Bike Share

    Fort Collins Bike Share has gone through a lot of changes since launching in April 2016. As a successor to the beloved Fort Collins Bike Library, we’ve seen similar ridership numbers to that of our old business model – about 25% of our riders live within Larimer County, […]



  Larimer County Department of Health and Environment’s Built Environment team is excited to announce the launch MapNoCO! MapNoCO is a crowd-sourced data collection tool for Larimer County residents and visitors to document the quality of how they move around their community. Throughout the month of June, we will be promoting a […]


Transit Action Week

  Tonight at the city’s regular council meeting at city hall (6:00PM) [note: council voted 6-1 to support the most robust Sunday service option, the route realignment concerns below remain], Fort Collins city council will consider the next step in fulfilling a commitment it made during the last budget process. They […]


A Quick Mid-month Update: What is City Plan?

  Hi friends. I wanted to take a minute out of prepping for a busy summer of bike and active living related events and share a quick note about the upcoming city plan update. But I wanna start by asking a few questions: Do you value contiguous, protected bike lanes […]


May Updates from the Executive Director

Boy oh boy, this is a BIG month here at BFCHQ. Rides, events, news, and check out my speech at Earth Day last month! Earth Day Talk I was honored to be asked to speak at last month’s Earth Day celebration in Civic Center Park. I took the opportunity to […]


A couple of easy Monday calls to action

Hi Everyone,   We’ll have a longer update next week on our regular May newsletter; introducing our new community relations coordinator, upcoming rides and events, etc. But I wanted to reach out with a quick easy ask for help. Theres are two big ticket items on the council work session […]


City Election Guide – 2017 Pt 4: District 1

2017 Council Questionnaire – District 1 For the last in our series of candidate responses to Bike Fort Collins’  questionnaire, we look to district 1, northeast Fort Collins. In this quickly changing and growing part of town, issues include growth, gentrification, and infrastructure. Unfortunately, Councilman Overbeck was unable to share his responses […]


City Election Guide – 2017 Pt 3: District 5

  In 2015, Fort Collins council district 6 was decided by 29 votes. District 5 is in the heart of Fort Collins and is an area undergoing dramatic change: from CSU, to ongoing redevelopment of midtown, to the heart of the Transit Oriented Development overlay. The pressure of growth, congestion, […]


City Election Guide – 2017 Pt 2: District 3

When Bike Fort Collins reached out to our constituents with a survey last December to better understand your needs and where you live and ride, we found that one area of town was dramatically underrepresented: District 3 (Southeast Fort Collins). At the same time, D3 is also the part of […]


City Election Guide – 2017

In the 2015 Fort Collins municipal elections, District 6 (North and Northwest Fort Collins) was decided by a margin of 29 votes. And District 4 was decided by 140 votes. This council has weighed in on a wide array of issues that affect transportation, growth, and affordability in Fort Collins. […]


Reflections on Jose Piñon

  On Friday, there was an article in The Coloradoan about the sentencing of Jose Piñon in the death of local cyclist Steve Studt. Last month, Piñon pled guilty to felony negligent homicide only days before his trial was scheduled to begin. He was sentenced to a short jail stint, a hefty […]