cyclouvia http://wfpl.org en Sights and Sounds From Cyclouvia on Bardstown Road http://wfpl.org/post/sights-and-sounds-cyclouvia-bardstown-road <p>For the second time, police closed Bardstown Road to vehicular traffic for several hours for the benefit of cyclists and pedestrians. Louisville&#39;s second Cyclouvia was held on Sunday; <a href="/post/louisville-experiments-crowdfunding-again-years-cyclouvia">two more are planned for other neighborhoods in the next several months.</a></p><p>Sneakers, skateboards and bicycles (0f all sorts) on Sunday afternoon took to pavement normally tread by car tires.</p><p>Here&#39;s what it looked like:</p> Mon, 14 Oct 2013 16:22:33 +0000 Gabe Bullard 7205 at http://wfpl.org Sights and Sounds From Cyclouvia on Bardstown Road Louisville Experiments With Crowdfunding Again for This Year's Cyclouvia http://wfpl.org/post/louisville-experiments-crowdfunding-again-years-cyclouvia <p>Louisville&rsquo;s <a href="http://cyclouvia.org/" target="_blank">Cyclouvia</a>&mdash;a version of similar &quot;open streets&quot; events held in cities around the world&mdash;returns next month. Bardstown Road will be closed to vehicular traffic for several hours on a Sunday afternoon.</p> Mon, 30 Sep 2013 14:00:00 +0000 Erica Peterson 7013 at http://wfpl.org Louisville Experiments With Crowdfunding Again for This Year's Cyclouvia CycLOUvia: Car-Free Events Coming to Bardstown Road, West Broadway, Frankfort Avenue http://wfpl.org/post/cyclouvia-car-free-events-coming-bardstown-road-west-broadway-frankfort-avenue <p>Mayor Greg Fischer announced today that the city will sponsor three <a href="http://cyclouvia.org/">CycLOUvia </a>events this year, starting on Bardstown Road next month. The&nbsp;&nbsp;car-free street event will also come to West Broadway and Frankfort Avenue in the spring.</p> Tue, 10 Sep 2013 16:24:48 +0000 Erin Keane 6784 at http://wfpl.org CycLOUvia: Car-Free Events Coming to Bardstown Road, West Broadway, Frankfort Avenue Cyclist Says Louisville's Bicycle Infrastructure is Inadequate http://wfpl.org/post/cyclist-says-louisvilles-bicycle-infrastructure-inadequate <p>Events like last weekend's <a href="http://www.wfpl.org/post/photos-louisvilles-first-ever-cyclouvia" target="_blank">CycLOUvia </a>are great for cyclists, but what about people who commute on their bicycles every day?</p><p>I got an email from Craig Lee yesterday morning. He commutes (or used to commute) from Deer Park in the Highlands to Jeffersontown several times a week. Lee says:</p> Wed, 17 Oct 2012 12:30:00 +0000 Erica Peterson 2037 at http://wfpl.org Cyclist Says Louisville's Bicycle Infrastructure is Inadequate CycLOUvia Organizers Hope to Hold Event Again http://wfpl.org/post/cyclouvia-organizers-hope-hold-event-again <p>The organizers of Louisville’s first-ever <a href="http://www.wfpl.org/post/photos-louisvilles-first-ever-cyclouvia" target="_blank">CycLOUvia </a>say the event in the Highlands was a success, and they’d definitely like to do it again.</p><p>A two-mile stretch of Bardstown Road and Baxter Avenue was closed to vehicles Sunday to encourage walking and biking. Hundreds of people turned out.</p> Mon, 15 Oct 2012 19:08:12 +0000 Erica Peterson 2026 at http://wfpl.org CycLOUvia Organizers Hope to Hold Event Again PHOTOS: Louisville's First-Ever CycLOUvia http://wfpl.org/post/photos-louisvilles-first-ever-cyclouvia <p>A two-mile stretch of road was closed to vehicles yesterday afternoon for Louisville's first CycLOUvia. The event was inspired by a similar one called Ciclovia in Bogota, Colombia, where streets are closed to traffic every Sunday to encourage walking and biking.</p> Mon, 15 Oct 2012 14:48:37 +0000 Erica Peterson 2020 at http://wfpl.org PHOTOS: Louisville's First-Ever CycLOUvia