Bikability

Initiator: Joe Burgum
Conversation Participants: Sara Watson, Nate Heinold, Annie Savereide, Austin Hauf
Discussion Report: 

What do you love about biking:

  • All senses are stimulated
  • Clarity of mind
  • Invigorating
  • Close engagement with community
  • Efficient
  • Consideration of day
  • Independence

What makes a place bikeable: 

  • Absence of factors that make it unbikeable
  • Safety
  • Space
  • Convenience
  • Driver awareness
  • Novice bikers
  • Infrastructure
  • Culture
  • Snow removal
  • Speed, education

Ideas: 

 

  • Bike traffic skills training
  • VIP parking
  • Winter bike road conditions
  • Bike add ons
    • Bike light
    • Alibaba bell order
  •  Community repair stand
    • Bike set up at RRM
    • Public Library 
    • Roberts Ramp
    • Back of Lorreta
  • Bike Advocacy
    • Business involvement- “Bike-friendly” business
    • Bike conducive signage
    • Bike route-mapping
      • Google-map overlay
    • Full spectrum of people biking