In my work at Washington State Department of Transportation, where I’m Director of the Active Transportation Division, I put out an e-newsletter 2-3 times a month. If you subscribe (everyone welcome!) you’ll get two types of emails: A news round-up…Continue Reading

Well, if the number 13 is unlucky for us, it’s only because it marked the last day of our fantastic multi-day bike tour through Washington state. Alas, the big loop is done. The final morning dawned bright and breezy, with…Continue Reading

Updated Dec. 28, 2022 Bike challenges motivate some people, while others say they just ride their bike to ride their bike. I ride my bike without needing a challenge to inspire me, but at the same time have fun with…Continue Reading

A week after wrapping up the longest bike travel effort I’ve ever undertaken, what’s going on mentally, physically, and professionally? (since I took a vacation that relates to my work life) The policy aftereffects– Biking in a different part of the…Continue Reading

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Tab Set: A Reading Round-up Blogspedition

Don’t we all do this? Pop open a link from a friend’s status update on Facebook, another one from an email newsletter, a third from a tweet, a fourth from inside another article you haven’t quite finished reading so now…Continue Reading

OK, now it starts to sound complicated. You don’t just need a bike–you need all this other stuff. Maybe not all at once, mind you, but over time once you get hooked (and you will) you will start picking up…Continue Reading

Bike-Friendly Restaurants

Yesterday I had lunch with a friend in downtown Spokane. When she asked where we should go for lunch, I suggested two places–both specifically because they have a bike rack in front or within the same block. Now, I have…Continue Reading

Thoughts on Shopping

A “buy local/buy good stuff/buy from real people” unmanifesto This site represents the basis for a community of women who bike with style and who support each other. I’m filling the toolkit over time with a few things I hope…Continue Reading

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