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Bent Creek / Trace Ridge ramble

Distance: 30 miles

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Family Friendly: Barwell Elementary to Anderson Point Park

Distance: 11 miles

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Fire on the Mountain

May 3rd, 2022

In North Carolina, mountain bike trails on Cherokee land are improving citizens’ quality of life and transforming the local economy. ...

A cutaway transit bus traveling on a tribal gravel rural road near Farmington, New Mexico. (Credit: Capacity Builders)

The Limits of Rural Mobility

December 6th, 2021

Marcela Moreno, a 2021 Transportation Justice fellow, discusses the ways transportation (or lack thereof) impacts rural communities — and what needs to be done. ...

People for Mobility Justice, one of the grantees, will host classes on electric bicycling and bike maintenance, as well as provide safety equipment such as helmets and lights. (Courtesy Photo)

Better Bike Share Partnership Awards $89,970 in Grants

June 15th, 2021

The 12 projects utilize everything from community art to electric bikes and span the country from New York to Hawaii. ...

Electric mountain biking is growing in popularity.

Find Your Next eMTB Adventure – North Carolina

July 21st, 2020

PeopleForBikes is tracking eMTB access nationally and publishing the data on our eMTB map. This map is your one-stop shop to learn where eMTBs are allowed and find e-bike friendly trails near you.  ...

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Speed Limits Directly Impact the Quality of a Bicycle Network

March 29th, 2019

Starting this year, the BNA no longer assumes that all residential streets are set at a 25 mph speed limit. Unless updates are made in OpenStreetMap, the BNA now assumes speed limits according to the street type, and state laws. We’ve recently identified 10 states that have residential street speed ...