Archive for the 'Elsewhere' Category
Cafe Berlin in Columbia recently used a fleet of bicycles to move the entire business…
Columbia, MO has just been named a Silver level Bicycle Friendly Community by the League of American Bicyclists. Bicycle Friendly Communities is a national program that measures things like policies, facilities, bike lanes, trails, educational programs, etc. and awards cities four levels of achievement – Bronze, Silver, Gold, and Platinum. Columbia’s designation recognizes their unprecedented [...]
Last week I was in Omaha for work, and took some time to check out the Bob Kerry Pedestrian Bridge, the first-ever bike/ped bridge over the Missouri River. And I have say, our neighbors to the north have really done a great job. It is an amazing landmark bridge that links ever-expanding levee trail systems [...]
Three members of the Mizzou cycling team have started what is probably the state’s first bike messenger service. Columbia Couriers is a new company born out of an MU business competition.
Columbia Daily Tribune: Entrepeneurs hit the streets.
MU web site: Entrepeneurs on wheels.
UK newspaper The Guardian has published a huge, 90+ page cycling guide. While some of the info is Brit-specific, most of it is also useful for Americans interested bicycling, choose a bike, gear, etc. The Guardian also distinguishes itself as one of the few (perhaps the only?) English-language daily newspaper with a regular [...]