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Intersection/Facility Focus – Survey Results: Magnolia Street/Canyon Avenue/Sherwood Street

HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED CONFLICT? In our October issue of The Pedal Post (eNewsletter), Bike Fort Collins posed the question: “Have you experienced conflict, or right-of-way confusion at the intersection of Magnolia Street, Sherwood Street and Canyon Avenue while riding your bike?” Thank you to those who responded. Below is a recap of the results. Have you experienced conflict or right-of-way...

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Bike Fort Collins Presents Facility Improvement Opportunities to BAC and Transportation Board

Recently Bike Fort Collins began to aggregate a growing list of intersection and facility improvement opportunities that it has either observed, or received feedback about from the community. In an effort to ensure we’re acting on this feedback (on behalf of the community and all Bike Fort Collins supporters), BFC developed a presentation that highlights a few intersection/facilities and the...

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Regional Active Transportation Plan (ATP) – Community Input Wanted

Did you know that Northern Colorado has a regional active transportation plan? In fact, it is in the process of being updated it for the third time. The initial Regional Bicycle Plan was developed in 2013 and that was then revised as the Non-Motorized Plan in 2016. The Non-Motorized Plan is being updated by the North Front Range Metropolitan Planning Organization (“NFRMPO”). The newly revised...

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New Road Signage Still Coming Despite Delay Due to Wildfires

The efforts continue from Bike Fort Collins, YourGroupRide.com (YGR) and the Scott Ellis Memorial Fund to coordinate the replacement of existing “Share the Rules, Share the Road Signs,” or “Share the Road” signage with “Bikes May Use Full Lane” and/or “Motorists Must Give 3-Feet Clearance” (“3-Feet Clearance”) signs. In our last report, CDOT had been awaiting approval of the 3-Feet Clearance...

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Intersection/Facility Focus – Survey Results: Drake Road & Overland Trail

HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED CONFLICT? In our August issue of The Pedal Post (eNewsletter), Bike Fort Collins posed the question: “Have you experienced conflict, or right-of-way confusion at the intersection of Drake Rd and Overland Trail while riding your bike?” Thank you to those who responded. Below is a recap of the results. WHAT HAPPENED? In addition, for those who reported conflict, we asked them...

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Intersection/Facility Focus – Survey Results: Elizabeth Street & Taft Hill Road

HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED CONFLICT? In our September issue of The Pedal Post (eNewsletter), Bike Fort Collins posed the question: “Have you experienced conflict, or right-of-way confusion at the intersection of Elizabeth and Taft Hill while riding your bike?” Thank you to those who responded. Below is a recap of the results. WHAT HAPPENED? In addition, for those who reported conflict, we asked them...

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BFC Participates in Workshops to Determine URA Funding Priorities

Good news! North Fort Collins will soon be receiving more investment via the Urban Renewal Authority (URA) to help advance the development of the 525-acre area of town, essentially defined as a parcel of land between Vine Drive and Wilox Lane, and split by College Avenue (the “North College Plan Area”). Bike Fort Collins recently participated in a multi-month series of workshops including...

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Ride For Racial Justice – Fort Collins

With over 250 participants, the Ride For Racial Justice (RFRJ) - Fort Collins on Saturday, September 12th was a huge success! Folks of all ages and colors showed up in a proud and visible statement of solidarity to support efforts in dismantling systemic racism. We are so grateful to RFRJ co-founders, Marcus Robinson and Neal Henderson for bringing the RFRJ to Fort Collins. Through these rides...

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Community Support Needed To Bring New Bikes To Second-Graders Who Don’t Have One

September 15, 2020 – FORT COLLINS, CO – Bike Fort Collins has joined forces with fellow nonprofit, Wish For Wheels with a goal to bring a new bike and helmet to every second-grader in each of Poudre School District’s (PSD) six Title 1 schools this fall. Now they need community’s support to make that goal a reality. The two nonprofits, in conjunction with other local initiators and program launch...

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2020 Colorado Legislative Session Results

The 2020 Colorado Legislative Session ended on June 15, 2020 and although it was cut short due to the COVID-19 pandemic, some important bicycle legislation was successfully pushed through. Below is a brief summary of each bicycling-related bill, where it ended up and why it's important to you as a cyclist. The Bike Lane Bill Senate Bill 20-061: This bill...

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