Year One for Madison Bikes is coming to a close (don't forget about our fundraising drive!). Here is our top ten of blog posts from 2016, in chronological order.
Our organization officially launched during Bike Week in May! This was a big moment for us. [link]
We met Elysha at a Cap Times talk on biking in Madison. She told us how she loved her family's car-light life in Madison and how she spread that love when they had friends visiting from out of town. [link]
See the rest of the list after the break.
Ride the Drive is a highlight on Madison's bike calendar. See the many pictures of happy people on bike that we took during the event. [link]
A less happy post: According to the annual Census numbers, the stagnation in bike commuting in Madison continues. [link]
There are many ways in which citizens can make a difference and improve biking conditions in Madison. This posts showcases one such way. [link]
Here's another example of one person organizing the community and making a difference for people riding bikes in Middleton. [link]
Our board member Emily takes her family on urban (and sometimes rural) bike adventures year round. Read her tips and suggestions. [link]
Leading up to the Winter Bike Fashion Show, we asked you to submit your favorite winter biking pictures. See some of the highlights in this post. [link]
Jacob shares his tips for how to stay comfortable riding your bike during the cold season. [link]
The Fashion Show itself was a great success! Between Rob's photos and Emily's write-up, this blog post does a terrific job of documenting the event. [link]
Special Category: Grant's Calendar Round-ups
PBMVC, LRTPC, Open House, Master Plan, .... Keeping track of what's going on with bike advocacy in any given week is hard. But thanks to Grant's tireless efforts, every Monday since August we have published a concise digest of important events. The Calendar Review is on winter break but will return to the blog in January.