Author Archives: Todd Scott

Plenty of Detroit Victories to Celebrate During National Bike Month

The city of Detroit has faced many major financial challenges after year after year of downsizing prior to its bankruptcy. Detroit simply could not provide the same level of service that other cities could. Parks were underfunded and many not … Continue reading

Detroit Repeals Archaic Bike Ordinances

Last month, Detroit City Council unanimously repealed three city ordinances that Detroit Greenways Coalition, with support from Detroit Food & Fitness Coalition, had sought to remove. The ordinances restricted youth bicycling within the city, prohibiting bicyclists under age 12 from … Continue reading

Trails-Cocktails Event Urges Cyclists to Think Big about Detroit Greenways

Seven years ago our only major biking and trails proponent was packing up his desk at the Detroit Mayor’s office and heading back to a job in the private sector. Our city support was looking bleak. What a change we’ve … Continue reading

Plan Ahead for the Fall Bike Cruise and Benefit

Henry Ford Emergency Departments will hold the third annual Tour de Ford bike ride on Sunday, September 9, 2012. The event is supported by Detroit Food & Fitness Collaborative and other organizations. Tour de Ford: Wheels that Heal is a fully supported bicycling … Continue reading

Complete Streets Workshop Draws Detroit Crowd

Close to 150 people attended the Detroit Complete Streets Community Workshop on March 31st. The Detroit Department of Health and Wellness Promotion (DHWP), in collaboration with Detroit Complete Streets Coalition partners, were hosts of this free event that introduced Complete … Continue reading