Local Bike-Ped News

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Delray Beach will install Barriers along Railroad Tracks Downtown

After the unfortunate death of a Boca Raton woman crossing the tracks in downtown Delray, Human Powered Delray was successful in pushing for an important safety feature for the community. Through the actions of HPD and other community members, barriers will now be installed along downtown...

USF taps grant for pedestrian, cyclist safety

Florida Department of Transportation is making UCF pedestrians and cyclists aware of safety and regulations.  Click to read more.  Do you think our City of Delray Beach would benefit from a similar grant?  Let HPD know! By Anastasia Dawson | Tribune Staff Published: February 1, 2016 TAMPA —...

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Bike2Market Featured in The Coastal Star

[caption id="attachment_12637" align="alignright" width="360"] Photo by Tim Stepien/The Coastal Star[/caption] Chris Felker posted in The Coastal Star that the HPD bike valet parking at the Delray GreenMarket makes shopping "wheel convenient." Read his full article here: http://thecoastalstar.ning.com/profiles/blogs/delray-beach-bike-valet-makes-greenmarket-shopping-wheel-convenie...

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Granfondo Garneau Florida Ride – 2015

[caption id="attachment_12563" align="alignright" width="300"] Pre-sunrise gathering area. (Photo by Jim Chard)[/caption] Sunday, March 22, was the day for the 3rd Annual Granfondo Garneau Florida Ride. The Granfondo Garneau Florida Ride is a premier road cycling event in South Florida. The ride is built off the tremendous success of...

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Delray Beach Community Bike Ride for Florida Bike Month

On March 22, HPD worked with Delray Parks Department, the Police Department, and the Delray Beach Bike Club to sponsor a successful family oriented bike ride from Pompey Park to routes throughout the city. This is what community building looks like....

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Peak-Snowbird Time

Peak-snowbird months of February, March, and April are upon us with many festivals and events scheduled all over South Florida and especially here in Delray Beach. HPD is working hard to make sure that walkers and bike riders who choose to make their way to these fun, family-friendly...

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Meet HPD Board Chair Jim Chard

Why did you get involved in Human Powered Delray? It’s a huge opportunity to make a difference in the quality of life and the character of Delray. Where is your favorite place to walk or ride in Delray Beach? The alleys and canal banks, of course. What city or...

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Having Fun, While Getting Things Done

We closed out 2014 with smiles, cheers, and laughter at the fabulous HPD Holiday Party (thanks Colony Hotel!) after our first full year of great progress promoting safe and viable human powered transportation in Delray Beach. Momentum is building! We've made many new friends at HPD's hugely successful Bike2Market booth on Saturday mornings at the Delray GreenMarket. (Special thanks to Patrick Halliday for championing...

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HPD 2014 Year-In-Review

Second Public Meeting Held (May 3) - Delray Beach residents and government officials meet at Delray Beach Public Library to review results of first public meeting in December, to discuss plans to make Delray Beach safer and more inviting for bicyclists and pedestrians, and to "spark a movement." First HPD Safety Awareness Walk (September 8)...