New downtown Salt Lake City bicycle track worries small businesses
The Salt Lake Tribune – 8/31/14
There are funny-looking parking spots painted up and down 300 South downtown. Bike lanes are this way and that. Workers are paving and jack hammering — and, simply put, between 600 East and 300 West, things are a mess. But don’t worry, say Salt Lake City officials, when the dust clears — about mid-October — the city will have its first permanent protected bike lanes on both sides of what some still call Broadway.
Why General Motors wants to put 19,000 tech employees on bicycles
LA Times – 8/28/14
aced with a serious transportation problem on its sprawling technical center campus in a Detroit suburb, General Motors Co. has turned to a solution that predates cars – bicycles. GM has launched a bike share program for 19,000 employees at its Warren Technical Center. It will help them navigate the 61 buildings on the 330-acre campus and provide convenient transportation for errands in the surrounding community.
Bicycle Bunkhouse in Dalbo offers rest for cyclists
Post Review – 8/28/14
Taking an old barn where his father once housed a dairy herd, Olson, along with his wife, Sherry, now provide a comfortable surrounding for the weary travelers. The bunkhouse, which lies along the Northern Tier for cross-country cyclists, has gained a reputation as the place to stay along the route. Operating since 2006, the Olsons provide a free, safe and comfortable setting for the folks looking to rest their legs after a full day of cycling.