It’s Bike to Work Week in Louisville!

Biking in Louisville!

You probably didn’t know this — we didn’t until just a few minutes ago — but this week marks Bike to Work Week in Louisville (above photo by James Calvert, Active Living by Design). Weirdly enough, last week Bicycling Magazine named Louisville one of three “most improved” cities (the others are Washington, D.C. and New York City).

We don’t want to rain on anyone’s bike parade (and we’ll be biking to work most every day this week — except probably Wednesday when it is forecasted to rain), but it seems a little strange that the Mayor’s Office didn’t seem to mention Bike to Work Week 2008 when touting the “most improved” distinction from Bicycling Magazine. As we’ve noted elsewhere, that recognition came on the heels of the news about a bike-riding Louisville citizen being killed by an off-duty police officer, which shows that as a city we’ve got a long ride ahead of us.

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2 Responses to “It’s Bike to Work Week in Louisville!”

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