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Bike News Review – 9/8/14

70 additional bicycle parking spots to be added along King Street
Count On 2 – 9/5/14
The City of Charleston has announced some good news for people who ride on two wheels everyday instead of four. Over the next few weeks the city will be installing additional bicycle parking here along King Street, something bike riders say is definitely needed.

Wyandotte to lift bicycle ban at parks; theft listed as major reason for ordinance change
The News-Herald – 9/4/14
Officials are responding to complaints of park users who say banning bicycles is a bad idea and an overly harsh regulation not common in most other nearby communities. This summer has seen a rash of complaints by people, mostly at Bishop Park, who have expressed concern over stepped-up enforcement of a bicycle ban, one that does not allow for riders to walk or even be in possession of their bikes while on park property.

Jefferson County Bicycle Club donates to trailhead
The Courier – 9/3/14
At its third of four yearly meetings, the Jefferson County Bicycle Club (JCBC) unanimously voted to purchase a bicycle locking station for bicycles at the Waterloo Regional Trailhead facility. Joe Nehmer, head of the Jefferson County Parks and Recreation Department, provided information about opportunities for improvement of parks in Jefferson County. One of those improvements was the addition of a locking station for bicycles.

Portland ‘Bike City U.S.A.’ no more; plummets to fourth on list of bicycle-friendly cities
Oregon Live – 9/2/14
Oh, how stumptown has fallen in Bicycling magazine’s latest rankings of the nation’s 50 bike-friendly cities. In fact, we’re talking the equivalent of suddenly hitting a patch of gravel and flying over the handlebars here. Portland has plummeted from the top spot to fourth place on the list. Ouch!

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