If you want to see the five specific Bicycle
Boulevard routes in the Upper Monroe Neighborhood, check out the map
above. These routes go
between Upper Monroe and several important destinations,
specifically to the Little Theater, the East Avenue Wegman’s, the
The five Bicycle Boulevards (BB) routes we have designed are only suggested routes, or corridors, that one can follow through a neighborhood. BBs are designed with destinations in mind; to stores, libraries, links to other neighborhood's BBs or trails, entertainments, cultural sites. You may find parallel streets to our BB streets that are as good as the ones we choose. You may have a destination in mind you frequent. Design your own BB and send it along.
Is your neighborhood ready for Bicycle Boulevards? If you are interested, contact Richard Desarra firstname.lastname@example.org
Photos of our First Bicycle Boulevard Demonstration Ride.
On Sunday, May 23 at 1 PM in
Maybe, it is a harbinger of things to come.
Preparation for this demonstration ride began
almost a year ago by choosing a neighborhood properly situated near
the heart of the city, en route to popular generators.
A generator is a destination that attracts traffic, like a
supermarket, or the center of the city, the theatre district, and in
Then, for this specific demonstration ride, a
route from the
What might be the tipping point from a
community that views bicycles, walking, and public transportation as
peripheral ways of getting around, to a city that is designed
specifically around these transportation options?
Maybe, pack up all our influential community leaders and send
Bicycle Boulevards: Bicycle Boulevards are: - Low-traffic neighborhood streets that have been optimized for bicycling. They provide direct, attractive routes for bikes. - Quieter, prettier, and healthier than busy, car-filled streets - Welcoming to kids, families and novice cyclists, and attractive for all kinds of cyclists - Extremely safe (many have zero crashes over the last decade) - Healthy, with noticeably cleaner air than busy streets
City of Boulder, Colorado -- Official Web Site - Platinum Level Bicycle Friendly Community Status Award Video by Streetfilms - Could Rochester, New York be as bicycle friendly as Boulder, Colorado.
Streetsblog New York City » Streetfilms: Contra-Flow Biking in Boulder Find out about Contra-Flow.
Fundamentals of Bicycle Boulevard Planning & Design This report is a planning and conceptual design guide for bicycle boulevards --from ReconnectingAmerica.org
The Upper Monroe Neighborhood Association (UMNA) is a not-for-profit advocacy group representing the 3,300 residents and property owners in the Upper Monroe Neighborhood. uppermonroeavenue.org
The Rochester Bicycling Club (RBC) is a recreational cycling organization. RBC is dedicated to promote cycling for health and well being. RBC events include; recreational weekend and weeknights riding, social evening dinner rides, road cycling, time trialing and overnight weekends. rochesterbicyclingclub.org
Rochester Cycling Alliance: (RCA) The RCA is an organization which works to create better cycling infrastructure and a stronger voice for cyclists in Rochester, NY. rochestercyclingalliance.org
Rochester Regional Group of the Sierra Club’s Transportation Committee. newyork.sierraclub.org/rochester