Mayor Greg Fischer is encouraging area residents to participate in the season’s first Bike to Work Day this Friday. The event is designed to call attention to the benefits of commuting on a bike, including exercise and saving money on gas. Bike commuters can meet other bikers in three locations, if they don’t want to… Continue reading Mayor Announces Autumn Bike to Work Day
The last batch of public comments on Louisville’s bike and pedestrian master plan will be accepted Thursday. Residents of west and central Louisville have been invited to the final public forum on the plan.
Metro Government is offering incentives for commuters who go to the city website and pledge to leave their cars at home.
The arrival of summer in Louisville can also mean the arrival of air quality alert days. The culprits are vehicle emissions from burning motor fuel combined with hotter temperatures. And the result is often levels of ozone or soot that aren’t safe for people who are vulnerable to breathing problems. This year the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet wants to encourage motorists to drive less.
Louisville Mayor Jerry Abramson announced details today for two upcoming bicycling events this month. The Mayor’s Hike and Bike is a twice-annual event that takes place on Memorial Day and Labor Day. It will be held again this Memorial Day, May 25. Abramson also announced Bike to Work Day on May 15th. He says the… Continue reading Bicycling Events Planned in Louisville