Cleveland Heights Bicycle Crash Data

By Heights Bicycle Coalition / November 12, 2010

Lois Moss from Walk and Roll has been working with the Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency (NOACA) and the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT)  on a bicycle safety initiative. Communities across the greater Cleveland area are candidates to receive funding from ODOT to help educate cyclists to help lower bike/car crashes. Richard Wong, Cleveland Heights’…

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Study: Three Different Types of Cyclists

By Heights Bicycle Coalition / November 6, 2010

A Portland, OR engineering firm has found three different types of cyclists in Ashland, Portland, as well as in other US cities. Approximately 0.5 percent of the population can be classified as “strong and fearless,” and will bike on any road conditions. Seven percent represent the “enthused and confident” cyclists who prefer direct, unimpeded, quick…

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Dear Motorist

By Heights Bicycle Coalition / October 28, 2010

Editorial note: Sam Bell (AKA: the “lusty wrench”) is a Cleveland Heights cyclist who submitted this letter to address proper intersection etiquette between cyclists and motorists. If you’d like to add a tip, please leave a comment below. ***** Dear Motorist, I appreciate your courtesy in waving my bike through the intersection. But, really, I’d…

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Effectiveness of Sharrows

By Heights Bicycle Coalition / October 25, 2010

Michael Lehto at The Boondock Blogs offers a valuable critique of Cleveland Heights’ new sharrows. He writes, I’m conflicted about the sharrow. I like what it represents: a community trying to do more for cyclists. But does it really communicate a message any differently than the old signage? Will I be safer now that this…

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Green City Blue Lake

By Heights Bicycle Coalition / October 25, 2010

Mark Lefkowitz at offers an interesting critique of the Coalition, detailing how our organization has had success in improving bicycle infrastructure in Cleveland Heights. He writes, How has the coalition proven so adept at moving the dial when bike commuters have been calling for improvements for years? Our observation of what is being done…

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Bicycle Sharrows in Cleveland Heights

By Heights Bicycle Coalition / October 22, 2010

This Thursday, Cleveland Heights received its first bicycle sharrows. These “shared lane markings,” most commonly known as sharrows, help cyclists and motorists cooperatively use the road. Although found in many cities across the US, and used internationally in Australia and the United Kingdom, sharrows are a new sight to Cleveland’s east side. Read our “frequently…

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Sharrows Project

By Heights Bicycle Coalition / October 19, 2010

Over the last two months, the CHBC has been collaborating with the Cleveland Heights city manager and planner, as well as University Circle Incorporated (UCI), to finalize a strategy to make Cleveland Heights more bicycle friendly. Below, you’ll find two maps that we’ve been using. The Cleveland Heights Sharrows Project As we’ve been publicizing, five…

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By Heights Bicycle Coalition / October 18, 2010

Please use the form below to offer any feedback you have about our website. Found a missing comma, or perhaps would like to offer positive or negative critiques? By all means, we’re happy to hear about it. Known Issues We’re currently not offering a paid membership (coming soon). The link to our Facebook account is…

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