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Pittsburgh announced it will start construction of a trail system from Oakland through the South Side.

Editorial: South Side walker and biker trail project insufficient

By The Pitt News Editorial Board October 20, 2019
While these safety measures are an improvement, they shouldn’t be limited to people who only travel through Oakland and the South Side.
Pitt will hold its first fall “Bike to Campus” day on Wednesday.

Pitt will hold first September ‘Bike to Campus Day’ Wednesday

By Emily Wolfe, News Editor September 16, 2019
This year, Pitt’s celebrating cycling in the fall, with the first September “Bike to Campus Day” on Wednesday in the Posvar Pass-Through.
More bike lanes would increase safety for local bikers.  Pitt News File Photo

Being biker friendly requires bike lanes

By Alyssa Lieberman / Columnist November 2, 2015

I’ve had endless conversations with my cyclist friends about the stress of biking through Oakland’s crowded intersections. It’s understandable, considering the reckless nature of the city drivers...

Maintenance, visibility the keys to safe winter biking

Maintenance, visibility the keys to safe winter biking

By Vincent Smith / Staff Writer January 13, 2014

If you plan on riding a bike to commute this winter, be prepared for a plethora of remarkably annoying obstacles.Icy turns, snow-encrusted bike lanes and the creepy way that cars refuse to pass you during...

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