Summer News Round Up!

News Round Up LogoA new law allows Virginia cyclists to treat red lights like
stop signs when the lights fail to trigger after two full cycles. Details: http://bikewalkvirginia.org/latest-news/red-light-law-passes-in-virginia/

Bike and pedestrian projects create more jobs than building car infrastructure: http://www.fastcompany.com/1761989/bike-pedestrian-street-projects-create-more-jobs-than-car-only-projects

The RVA has big bike-friendly plans at the center of our state: http://www2.richmond.com/lifestyles/2011/aug/08/bicycle-spoken-here-bicycle-pedestrian-and-trail-c-ar-1220873/

How do you make sure bicycle needs are met in road design? Michigan makes engineers ride bikes! http://dc.streetsblog.org/2011/08/12/michigan-puts-road-engineers-on-bikes/comment-page-1/

In case August isn’t your cup o’ tea, Grist has hints for heat wave survival: http://www.grist.org/biking/2011-08-01-tips-for-biking-through-the-summer-heat

Great bike story? CLIF bar and Good want to give you some free stuff and $5k for your favorite charity: http://www.good.is/post/contest-share-a-bike-photo-and-your-best-bike-story/

Sick of parked cars in the bike lane? Solution: a) get elected to office; b) find a tank: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/picturegalleries/picturesoftheday/8676838/Pictures-of-the-day-2-August-2011.html

Graduating next spring? Perhaps you should consider focusing your job search in cities that are good for cyclists: http://www.thestreet.com/story/11190564/1/10-best-us-bike-cities-of-2011.html

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