I just learned yesterday about the passing of Doris West up in Ann Arbor, MI at the age of 92 from the Washtenaw Biking and Walking Coalition. The Doris West Cycling Spirit Award has been set up in her honor for car-free locals up there (link not provided since people in TN aren't eligible.)
I had a chance to ride with her once or twice at their annual fourth of July rides, although I didn't know she had been car-free and rode or walked anywhere and everywhere since 1956 until her death in 2010. More information on her is available here.
Bike/Ped Projects Create 46% More Jobs Than Road-Only Projects - *This is a repost of a blog done in 2011 showing that biking and walking projects create more jobs per million dollars spent than road only projects. It...
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