ABQ Journal Article on Bicycle Justice

Written by Keith Ashmore   
Friday, 28 January 2011 10:16


From the ABQ Journal:

http://www.abqjournal.com/paperboy/text/upfront/27212992481upfront01-27-11.htm 

Just a Ticket for Killing a Cyclist? 

By Leslie Linthicum
Journal Staff Writer
          In June of last year, John Anczarski was bicycling through Laguna Pueblo on a cross-country trip. He was riding in daylight, with traffic, on the far right side of the lane, wearing bright yellow. His bike was equipped with a tall orange flag to signal his presence. 
        Anczarski was doing everything right, but a driver made a mistake, swerved and hit him. Anczarski, a 19-year-old college student from Pennsylvania who was on a bike-a-thon to raise money for cancer research, was killed. 

 
 

House Bill 68, higher consequences Bill! Do You Support?

Written by Keith Ashmore   
Monday, 24 January 2011 15:31

House Bill 68 has been introduced and is working their way through their respective chambers.    HB68 is an attempt to provide additional penalty options when a vulnerable or non-traditional road user suffers great bodily harm or is

 

Last Updated on Monday, 28 March 2011 13:37
 
 

NM Bicycle Law activity!, do you support? One of two actions!

Written by Keith Ashmore   
Monday, 24 January 2011 15:25

[From our friends at Bike Santa Fe, a Coalition Member Club:]

 

Our [Bike Santa Fe-ed.] five foot to pass bill, SB 124, is tentatively scheduled to go before the Senate Corporations and Transportation Committee this Wednesday, January 26, 2011, at some point after 2pm in either Room 303 or 311 of the Roundhouse.  Immediate action is necessary.  Please take the time to read the entirety of the following message!

Last Updated on Monday, 28 March 2011 13:36
 
 

USDOT Bicycle Infrastructure Data supports Jobs!

Written by Keith Ashmore   
Thursday, 13 January 2011 19:23

This is today’s blog from USDOT Secretary Ray LaHood:

 

http://fastlane.dot.gov/2011/01/new-data-adds-job-creation-to-the-many-benefits-of-bicycle-infrastructure.html#tp

January 13, 2011

New data adds job creation to
the many benefits of bicycle infrastructure

This week, a coalition of bicycling advocates introduced me to a new report showing that in Baltimore, MD, pedestrian and bicycle projects created nearly twice as many jobs per dollar spent than traditional road projects.

Last Updated on Thursday, 13 January 2011 19:30
 
 

2010 BCNM Annual Report

BCNM Members and Supporters:

The BCNM Board of Directors have compiled our first ever Annual Report, which can be accessed here detailing BCNM's many successful initiatives over the past two years.

We've only just begun!

But in order to continue to advocate for bicyclists throughout the state, WE NEED YOUR HELP!  Your tax-deductable donation (check or paypal) will help us meet our fundraising goal of $40,000 to hire an Executive Director in 2011.  We truly appreciate you including BCNM in your end-of-year tax-deductable donations.

Thank you for your support! And pass this along to anyone you think might be supportive of BCNM's work! 

Sincerely,

 

Board of Directors

 
 

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