A community coalition to promote bicycle & pedestrian safety in Gainesville and Alachua County, Florida.

Monthly Archives: March, 2009

Bicyclists, Know Your Rights, Wed. Mar. 25th, 7pm

Please join local attorneys, law students and others from the National Lawyers Guild for their “Bicyclists, Know Your Rights!” presentation on the rights and responsibilities of bicyclists under Florida law, Wednesday, March 25th at 7pm.
This event is part of the Civic Media Center’s ongoing “Know Your Rights” series, and the Gainesville Chapter of the [...]

County Hosts Bicycle Rodeo for kids ages 5 to 13, Sat. Mar 28th

To mark Bicycle Safety Month (which is March here in Florida), Alachua County is hosting a bicycle rodeo during the Youth Fair and Livestock Show Saturday, March 28th.
The fair takes place at the county fairgrounds (2900 NE 39th Ave), and the bicycle rodeo portion begins at 9am. . The rodeo will begin at 9 a.m., [...]

What can BPAB do to better advance bicycling and walking?

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Is Gainesville Pedestrian and Bicycle-Friendly?

Many recent discussions at the BPAB have revolved around ways to make our city more bike and pedestrian friendly. And clearly we often think of our community as a safe and inviting place to bike and walk. But is this an accurate perception? Why or why not? And for those cases where we are not, [...]