AccomplishmentsCommunity Cycles is proud to be a force for change in Boulder County. Read more about some of our recent accomplishments.
Mar. 02, 2023
A Grandview Update
Advocacy work does not usually result in quick wins. In our last blog on Grandview, we declared a victory for getting CU to hire Toole Design – an engineering firm with expertise in bike/ped safety – to look at the Broadway/Grandview intersection and suggest the safest design. We still haven’t...
Dec. 20, 2022
A Safer Intersection at Broadway and Grandview is in Sight. Thanks to your Help!
As most of you know, we have been fighting a dangerous intersection design at Broadway & Grandview that is being built in conjunction with the new CU Conference Center. It will increase cars crossing over the Broadway bike path from 70 a day to 1150 a day. This has been a long,...
Dec. 15, 2022
Community Cycles Successfully Lobbies for Additional Safe Street Standards
Community Cycles has been lobbying for a rewrite of the city of Boulder’s Design Construction Standards (DCS) since 2015. The DCS sets the standards for roadway and driveways (think sidewalks widths, turning radii) for public and private roads, driveways and intersections. This applies not just to public roads, but also for all new commercial and residential development in...
Jun. 25, 2022
Saying No to Drive-thrus and Yes to neighborhoods
Does Boulder need another drive-thru restaurant? In particular, does it need one with double drive-thru lanes? Here at Community Cycles, we say no. That’s why we’ve been leading opposition to a planned Raising Cane’s chicken-finger fast-food restaurant with two drive-thru lanes that would nearly encircle the entire building, proposed for...
Dec. 01, 2021
A Conversation with Boulder Police Chief Maris Herald
Thank you Chief Maris Herald, Deputy Chief of Operations Steve Redfearn, and Officer Mitch Trujillo for the excellent dialog with the Community Cycles Advocacy Committee. We found the meeting informative and cordial. We appreciate your enthusiasm for bicycling. In follow up, we are supplying some Talking Points for education to officers and the general...