GoBike Buffalo

Thomas O'Neil-White

Cyclists, skateboarders, roller skaters and walkers took to Bailey Avenue Thursday evening to demand the City of Buffalo improve its infrastructure in East Side neighborhoods, especially main thoroughfares like Bailey. 


Thomas O'Neil-White

Protesters are taking to Bailey Avenue Thursday evening to demand better infrastructure on one of the main thoroughfares on the East Side of Buffalo. 

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The Buffalo Board of Education passed a resolution last week asking city leaders to keep 15 mph speed zones around schools intact and to make infrastructure changes that would make it easier for drivers to comply.


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GObike Buffalo announced the launch of a feasibility study and community outreach Monday morning, for a planned 80-mile bike trail that would connect Buffalo to the community of Hinsdale in Cattaraugus County, with connections to several communities in between.

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The coronavirus has exposed many inequities and disparities that exist in our community, and among those is transportation. Now, more than ever, having a safe means of transportation to work, to get groceries, or assist relatives is important.

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Hundreds of bicyclists took part in the first Slow Roll of the season Monday.

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Alternative transportation advocates often encourage people to ride bicycles if they can, but that community is facing a big challenge. Women only account for a quarter of bike trips in the United States.

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With the elimination of free parking on weeknights and Saturday along with increased rates at certain meters in downtown Buffalo, many residents are speaking out in opposition of the recent changes. However, GObike Buffalo Executive Director Justin Booth believes this could benefit the city in the long run if the revenue generated is invested in public transit improvements.

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Niagara Falls residents are being asked to weigh in with their recommendation for making their city more bicycle friendly.

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How often do you use public transit services? That’s the question groups like Citizens for Regional Transit, Go Buffalo, GObike and the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus are asking Western New Yorkers.

Bike owners urged to protect their rides

Jun 16, 2017
Chris Caya WBFO News

With the arrival of warmer weather - more people are out riding their bicycles. And also losing them to theft. So local law enforcement and others are offering tips on how riders can protect their wheels.  


Western New York Mountain Bicycling Association

Bicycling was on the minds of many people Sunday as an event was staged that promoted the activity while raising money to maintain and create shared green space trails in Western New York.

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The City of Buffalo's plan to grow its network of bicycle lanes includes recent additions in Elmwood Village. Cycling advocates say it not only promotes health but improves safety for all travelers along the routes. And they say there will be some who still rely on two wheels as a means of transport in the coming months.


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They say a bike, like a car, can tell you a lot about a person's personality. Mayor Byron Brown joins GObike Buffalo and the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus Friday for National Bike to Work Day.

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More improvements are on the way for bike riders in Buffalo. As WBFO's Chris Caya reports, the city has rolled out its long-awaited new Bicycle Master Plan.


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In its effort to become increasingly bicycle-friendly, the City of Buffalo will add more bicycle lanes to city streets this year, with focus on a busy North Buffalo street.


Funding sought for Complete Streets

Mar 24, 2016
Chris Caya WBFO News

More local streets need to be "Complete Streets." That's according to advocates pushing to make Buffalo more pedestrian friendly.

Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus

Biking, carpooling, and public transit are among the ways that some people get around the region.

Michael Mroziak, WBFO

Two years ago, Buffalo was awarded bronze status by a national group advocating for bicycle-friendly communities. Mayor Byron Brown has issued a challenge: skip the silver and work towards gold.


Bicycle-friendly momentum continuing in Buffalo

May 15, 2015
Michael Mroziak/WBFO News

The City of Buffalo, which has already taken numerous steps to accommodate bicyclists, is moving forward with a master plan to make the city even more bike-friendly.

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Bicycle riding has long been a source of pleasure and exercise for both men and women.

Community input to help make Buffalo more bikeable

Dec 4, 2014
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Making Buffalo a more bikable is the topic of a meeting being held Thursday night. The partnership between the City of Buffalo and GObike Buffalo will host the second public meeting of the Citywide Bicycle Facility Master Plan.