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Construction set to begin on Floyd Avenue Bike Boulevard

The commission only asks that planners rethink a few things.

City pedaling toward first bike-share program

Officials want the $1.34 million plan implemented in time for the 2015 UCI Road World Championships.

City adopts Complete Streets Policy

City Council unanimously voted on a resolution that means the City is now obligated to consider bicyclists and pedestrians in future projects.

Bicycle initiatives gearing up ahead of 2015 races

With the collegiate cycling races under our belts, what can we expect in the lead up to 2015?

Dude, where can I park my bike?

City Council passed an ordinance on Monday that changes where (and for how long) you can lock your bike to City property. Here’s what you need to know.

City Council tackles bicycles, new park in Fulton, more…

Bicycle and moped owners! Do NOT lock your bikes and mopeds to city-owned trees! A look at the legislation passed by City Council last night.

‘Dooring’ bill dies in House committee

After passing the Senate last month, a bill that aimed to protect cyclists failed to pass the House Transportation Committee.

RVA recognized as a bicycle-friendly city by League of American Bicyclists

Pushing for Richmond to become more bike-friendly? Your efforts are not in vain, as a national bicycle-related organization has just recognized #RVA.

Bicycles, coffee, and beer: the next generation of bicycle shop hits Carytown

Not only is May Bike Month, but one local bicycle shop is trying to redefine how we think about riding and even buying our bikes. They even offer beer and coffee! Meet the new bike shop for the 21st Century.

Mayor gives commuters a challenge for Bike Month

May is Bike Month, and to commemorate it Mayor Jones is encouraging Richmonders to bike to work. He and the city’s first-ever bike coordinator, Jakob Helmboldt, have announced a Bicycle Commuter Challenge. New and experienced cyclists are encouraged to bike to and from work. Simply report the days that you commute via bike at the end […]