Category Archives: Advocacy

Please be seated. The bicycle ride begins soon

We don’t need to promote standing. We need to focus on sitting that extends human capability. Continue reading

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Word on the street: Katy Shackelford

Katy Shackelford is a regional planner, a board member of Bike Peoria and thrilled to own a bicycle that finally fits her. And she really wants to read your ideas about transportation in Peoria, Tazewell and Woodford counties. So be sure to visit envisionHOI.mindmixer.com. Continue reading

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Word on the street: Brad Nauman

“I think that cycling is important for everybody to do, and Bike Peoria seems to have the best grip on the city in terms of getting things done.” –Brad Nauman Continue reading

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Mike Honnold pedals the Netherlands (and returns to Peoria)

“Right away I could tell cycling was Priority Number One due to the number of bikes parked in the racks outside the train station. That many people would not be using bikes for transportation if the country made it difficult for them to be used.” Continue reading

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Rails-to-Trails action may lead to 145-mile trail in Missouri

“I will admit some trepidation when I signed an eight-figure offer to purchase a piece of real estate, particularly when such an action wasn’t even remotely contemplated when I arrived at work on Monday morning.” -Keith Laughlin, president, Rails-to-Trails Conservancy Continue reading

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Word on the street: Per Ellingson

For this Bike Peoria advocate, transportation diversity means car travel is an option, not a necessity. Continue reading

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Word on the street: Tim Beeney

Tim commutes about nine miles one way to reach his job at Children’s Home in Peoria. Continue reading

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