bicycles

Environment
7:00 am
Mon January 27, 2014

New Louisville App Will Track Bicycle Rides, and Could Influence Future Bike Lane Placement

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A project to use GPS data to determine the best location for bike lanes in Louisville has won a national grant. A new app for bicyclists was one of the winners of a $35,000 Knight News Challenge grant.

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Commentary
6:49 am
Wed July 24, 2013

Louisville by Bike: Notes from a Morning Edition Host

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Recently, I heard this metallic clanking arise from the brake system of my car.

It was the kind of sound where you immediately visualize the stack of hundred-dollar bills necessary to pay for the repairs, and your stomach hurts.

I yelled. I pulled over. I cursed myself not renewing my AAA membership.

Long story short: the car was taken to the shop and I was without motorized transportation. All I had was a road bike with a flat tire.            

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Local News
3:48 pm
Wed May 1, 2013

Kentucky Ranks 47th in Bicycle Friendliness

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A national bicycling advocacy group has ranked the 50 states for cyclist friendliness.

Their determination: Kentucky is not so bicycle-friendly. 

Kentucky ranked 47th in the U.S., according to the League of American Bicyclists. 

That's better than North Dakota, Alabama and New Mexico. (And worse than the rest.)

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Environment
12:10 pm
Tue October 9, 2012

Cyclist Hit on Bardstown Road, Days Before Road is Closed to Encourage Cycling

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A bicyclist was hit by a car this morning on Bardstown Road, only days before the road is scheduled to be shut down for a few hours to encourage walking and cycling.

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Environment
10:26 am
Fri September 21, 2012

First "CycLOUvia" Will Close Part of Bardstown Road to Vehicles Oct. 14

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Louisville will block off parts of Bardstown Road and Baxter Avenue from Broadway to the Douglass Loop on one Sunday in October to encourage walking and biking.

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