advocating for a safe transporation network for biking and walking
What a fun time at Cosmo's today - our 3rd lights n lunch ride at Cosmo's so far! Thanks everyone for coming out - especially Naples Police Department for escorting the group and installing 20 sets of lights! Stacy Revay, with the Health Dept. and an NPC board member wrote a successful grant that allowed us to fit 10 people with helmets. Gianluca Corso and the courtesous staff at Cosmo's Cafe and Pizzeria served a delicious lunch…Continue
Added by MICHELLE AVOLA REESE on April 28, 2012 at 9:28pm — No Comments
Maybe bike commuting is not an option for you because you live too far from work, or portions of the commute are not safe for cycling. Well, have you ever thought of being a HALF-WAY BIKE COMMUTER? One way to do this is drive halfway, park in a municipal lot (every city should have one) and then ride the rest of the way. You gain health benefits, still save some fuel expense (and can probably find cheaper parking).
May is National Bike Month. On your commute this week, look for a…Continue
Added by MICHELLE AVOLA REESE on April 23, 2012 at 11:17am — No Comments
Moments ago, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a three-month extension of the existing transportation bill SAFETEA-LU until September 30, 2012 by a vote of 293 to 127. The passage of this bill at least creates the opportunity for the House and Senate to go to conference and negotiate the final bill, agree upon successor legisation to SAFETEA-LU and finally complete the reauthorization process.
In addition to including a provision furthering the Keystone Pipeline, the bill…Continue
Added by MICHELLE AVOLA REESE on April 19, 2012 at 10:58am — No Comments
Anxiously awaiting the delivery of my new bike. It will be far superior to my ability to use it, but I have found out that a light weight carbon fiber bike is much easier and more fun to ride. My new bike will be the first one of the new Trek Domane series in SW Florida. Could be a costly mistake, but I hope not.
It's just as dangerous as drinking and driving. Seriously, IT CAN WAIT!
Added by MICHELLE AVOLA REESE on April 13, 2012 at 2:51pm — No Comments
Please forward to anyone who will ever need to walk across a street!
Added by MICHELLE AVOLA REESE on April 13, 2012 at 2:38pm — No Comments
Are you sick of paying a fortune for gas or frustrated by your car breaking down all the time? Annoyed with traffic jams, distracted drivers and road rage? Tired of being sedentary and out of shape?
If you've answered yes to any or all of the above, or you're determined to find ways to reduce your carbon footprint, then maybe it's time for you to switch…
Added by MICHELLE AVOLA REESE on April 12, 2012 at 11:26am — No Comments
Instead of getting in the car for every trip this month, do something DIFFERENT! Walk, bike, car pool, tele-commute, use transit - anything but driving alone! You can get in shape, save time and money on gasoline and parking, meet new friends......AND you can win cool stuff!!
Check out the Facebook link above and track your trips to win! …Continue
Added by MICHELLE AVOLA REESE on April 11, 2012 at 7:00pm — No Comments