Category Archives: Advocacy

Call to Action: Complete Streets

We have a very important and exciting advocacy opportunity in the month of December. The Complete Streets Organizing Committee will present their plan to Salisbury City Council on the Tuesday Dec. 2nd. The public hearing will be held at the following City Council meeting on the 16th. City Council meetings start at 4pm. The Complete Streets plan includes bikes lanes, […]

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Vote for Bicycles!

The Carolina Thread Trail steering committee went before the Rowan County Board of Commissioners a few years ago and were turned down. They plan to go before the board again, after the new board is seated at the end of  this year, and ask for the county’s support.   There are three open seats on the the board and we […]

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Sign the Petition for a Bike Friendly Salisbury

We have been collecting signatures asking Salisbury City Council to allocate 1% of the transportation budget to bicycle specific infrastructure projects.  The petition is posted on change.org. Unless we show them we want or need this, they have no reason to think we do. It takes no more than 20 seconds to do and every signature counts. So sign it […]

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Bicycle Benefits in Salisbury!

We’ve been hearing all this buzz about “Bicycle Benefits.” So, what is it? Well, we’ll tell you! Bicycle Benefits is a program setup so that both bicycle advocates and local businesses can promote bicycling as a form of transportation as well as economic activity in your community. Bicycle friendly businesses who decide to participate enroll in the program. They agree […]

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NC Bike Summit 2014 and Positive Energy

Hello everyone! Three represented Salisbury among a hundred or so people at UNCG ,this past weekend, for the 3rd annual NC Bicycle Summit. This is a three day event that consists of seminars and breakout sessions packed full of useful information for bicycle advocates, transportation planners, business owners, elected officials, tactical urbanists, public health practitioners, and livability and sustainability professionals. […]

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