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  • Update on Boysen Road Bike Lanes

    Yesterday the addition of bike lanes on Boyson Rd near the Marion City Limit were discussed by the Cedar Rapids City Council. In order for these lanes to be installed parking will need to be prohibited. Again, data shows that parking is not currently utilized in this area and as a result wide lanes exist […]

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  • Iowa By Trail App Seeks Android Funding

    HELP BRING IOWA BY TRAIL TO ANDROID Donate now on our Indiegogo campaign to receive fun donation perks like t-shirts, sticker packs, an INHF bike jersey and more! Over the past few months, thousands of Iowans have been exploring their state with the Iowa By Trail app. Soon, we’re bringing the app to thousands more […]

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  • RAGBRAI XLII Survey Results

    All of us here at RAGBRAI would like to thank those who took the time to complete the surveys after RAGBRAI XLII.  4,470 online surveys were completed, providing valuable information to help make RAGBRAI a safer and more enjoyable ride.  We thank you for your feedback, and look forward to incorporating what we learned into […]

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  • Lessons Learned at Alliance for Bicycling and Walking Leadership Retreat

    Many readers might be aware that I, Mark Wyatt, am in Pittsburgh for the Alliance for Bicycling and Walking Leadership retreat.  Every two years, I have the opportunity to learn from bike advocacy leaders from across North America.  This is where I recharge my batteries, learn big ideas, and draw inspiration from my fellow advocacy […]

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  • Des Moines Could Move Part of Great Western Trail

    A section of the popular Great Western Trail in Des Moines would no longer pass through Willow Creek Golf Course, under a plan being pursued by the course’s owner. The West Des Moines City Council is expected to vote Monday to hire an engineering firm that will analyze whether a section of trail can be moved from […]

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  • Bicycle Leadership Retreat 2014

    Some of you may be aware that I am in Pittsburgh, PA this week to attend the Alliance For Bicycling and Walking Leadership Retreat.  We are at a retreat center about two hours east of Pittsburgh.  This retreat only occurs every two years.  I have been to every retreat since 2004 minus one because of […]

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