Cycling addict Bill Bone is no longer the ‘wimpy kid’

Read the complete story on the Palm Beach Daily News – Shiny Sheet Attorney Bill Bone strives to be well-rounded. He chose his particular specialty in law because he likes helping people; he’s active in a long list of community service organizations and charities; and, while a bit of an afterthought, he’s passionate about sports….

West Palm Beach Deploys Pop-Up Bike Lanes Along Flagler

West Palm Beach Embraces Tactical Urbanism—Deploys Pop-Up Bike Lanes Along Flagler Earlier this month, the City of West Palm Beach deployed temporary bike lanes, often referred to as “pop-up bike lanes,” along Flagler Drive.  They were intended to serve as part of a study to assess whether permanent bike lanes would be a safe and…

West Palm Beach Selected for Tactical Urbanism Workshop Series

It appears as though West Palm Beach is emerging as a true leader in urban livability design initiatives.  It has recently been named as one of only six beta cities chosen to participate in the Tactical Urbanism Workshop Series.  Tactical Urbanism is an innovative approach to urban design that focuses on utilizing small, scalable interventions…

City Commission Votes to Redevelop Dixie Corridor in West Palm Beach

The West Palm Beach City Commission recently voted to redevelop the stretch of the Dixie Corridor running from Okeechobee Boulevard to Albemarle Road.  The redevelopment project would renovate that portion of Dixie Highway by transforming it into a more bicycle and pedestrian friendly thoroughfare.  Under the terms of the proposal, new bike paths would be…

Cyclist Safety Bill Unanimously Endorsed by Florida House Committee

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The Economic Affairs Committee of the Florida House of Representatives unanimously endorsed highway safety bill HB 253 on February 18, 2016.  The bill’s chief sponsor is Rep. Kathleen Passidomo (R-Naples).  It’s intended to provide greater protections for cyclists while also providing increased punishment for motorists who hit cyclists.  However, some of the key provisions were…