Milwaukee’s paved trails must be maintained, even when it is “too cold” to use them

“Please find attached a current photograph of the switch back, just beyond the Marsupial Bridge at Kadish park. I have often had to put forth a request to have the bike paths and recreational trails cleared after a heavy winter storm. When make the request I always ask why these trails are not cleared in […]

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Steve Nass (R-Whitewater) wants to ban European Style Bike Boxes

“It’s basically about [rich conservatives] in Madison who hate [bicycles] and think everyone should [drive] to work. It is basically making it difficult to use [anything but an] automobile.” Sounds familiar, eh Mr. Nass? Fortunately neither are terribly true—particularly in Madison, one of the most bicycle friendly cities in America. Sure, there are some car […]

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Bike Friendly Business Checklist

I started attending meetings for a new Milwaukee group that, at this moment is called “Milwaukee Businesses by Bike” or MBByB or “Embibe” (which is a little iffy since it’s mixing alcohol and transportation…even though it’s not about alcohol at all). At any rate we need a name, a logo, a mission statement and a […]

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