Category Archives: Education

UWSP presentation will give historical context to modern struggles over bicycle accommodations

UW-Stevens Point is hosting a presentation this Wednesday that will discuss why most American cities are still so ill-prepared to accommodate transportation bicycling. James Longhurst, a historian of urban and environmental policy at UW-La Crosse, is the author of the … Continue reading

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A day full of examples of building community through bicycling: A report on the Bike Summit

Last Friday, I spent a whirlwind day at Lawrence University in Appleton for the Wisconsin Bike Fed’s annual Bike Summit. I have attended several such Bike Summits in recent years, and I considered this one to be as inspiring and … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Bike Summit this Friday in Appleton will highlight statewide efforts towards better bicycling

This Friday, the Wisconsin Bike Fed is holding its annual Wisconsin Bike Summit. The Bike Summit is a full-day event giving an opportunity to network with people from all over the state who have interest in making bicycling better. Learning … Continue reading

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The 2014 Wisconsin Bike Summit brought advocates together to share stories about making bicycling better

Last Friday, I attended the Wisconsin Bike Summit in Madison. This full-day event, which is organized annually by the Wisconsin Bike Fed, offers numerous presentations from people working to make bicycling better all over Wisconsin. The Bike Summit is always … Continue reading

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PPSP will speak at the Wisconsin Bike Summit in Madison on Friday October 10

The annual Wisconsin Bike Summit will take place in Madison on Friday of next week. The Bike Fed organizes this wonderful event to bring together folks from all over our state in order to learn from each other and help … Continue reading

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Bike share in Stevens Point? Come to a presentation and discussion Friday at Kristin’s Riverwalk

Bike share is an extension of public transit providing on-demand bicycle access for short urban trips. Bikes are checked-out from one station and ridden to another near one’s destination for check-in. In one common implementation, a membership fee allows repeated … Continue reading

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MREA Energy Fair presentation Friday by PPSP: “Local Bicycle News: Awards, Plans, Advocacy, and More”

The 25th annual Energy Fair will take place this weekend at the MREA site about 10 miles east of downtown Stevens Point in Custer, WI. Among the countless workshops and other events spanning this 3-day event, Chief Bike Fun Officer … Continue reading

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Free bicycle repair clinic this Saturday morning at the Hostel Shoppe

This Saturday, the Hostel Shoppe in Stevens Point is teaching a free roadside repair clinic so you can learn how to deal with a minor bicycle mishap while out riding. The clinic will take place on Saturday May 17 at … Continue reading

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Learn about bicycling as transportation at the Small Cities Workshop on Wednesday

Tomorrow and Wednesday, the annual Small Cities Workshop takes place on the UWSP campus. This workshop, with two featured speakers and six panels on a variety of topics, is always an excellent opportunity to hear ideas from experts on how … Continue reading

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This spring, PPSP will give three presentations on local bicycle topics

As spring slowly unfolds around Stevens Point, signs of increased bikeyness have been appearing everywhere. If you were outside during the few recent sunny days with temps above 50, you could hardly help but notice all the bicycles being ridden … Continue reading

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