bicycle http://wlrn.org en Here Is Tonight's Critical Mass Map And Info http://wlrn.org/post/here-tonights-critical-mass-map-and-info <p>Commuters beware: <a href="http://www.themiamibikescene.com/2014/01/miami-critical-mass-friday-january-31st.html">Critical Mass Miami</a> will hold its monthly bike ride throughout the city tonight.&nbsp;</p><p>Riders will meet at 6:30 p.m. at Government Center downtown and the ride will end at The Filling Station Express on Northwest First&nbsp;Avenue. The 13-mile ride will pass through several neighborhoods, including Little Havana and the Miracle Mile in Coral Gables. See the map below for the complete route.</p> Fri, 31 Jan 2014 20:16:56 +0000 Hillary Lindwall 27259 at http://wlrn.org Here Is Tonight's Critical Mass Map And Info Bicycling In South Florida Isn't As Good As It Should Be, But It's Getting Better http://wlrn.org/post/bicycling-south-florida-isnt-good-it-should-be-its-getting-better <p>Year-round sun, miles of oceanside roadways, few changes in elevation: South Florida <em>should</em> be a paradise for even the most casual of bicyclists. But the state is also home to plenty of thoroughfares with posted speeds in excess of 50 mph., three lanes of traffic in each direction and lots of traffic lights. Not exactly a recipe for safe and happy cycling.&nbsp;</p><p><strong>RELATED</strong>: <a href="http://wlrn.org/post/how-much-do-you-walk-livability-south-florida" target="_blank"><strong>How Much Do You Walk? Livability In South Florida</strong></a></p> Wed, 22 May 2013 10:01:00 +0000 Tricia Woolfenden 14407 at http://wlrn.org Bicycling In South Florida Isn't As Good As It Should Be, But It's Getting Better Ditch Your Car And Ride A B-Cycle http://wlrn.org/post/ditch-your-car-and-ride-b-cycle <p>Riding a bike is a childhood right of passage.&nbsp; As we age, we move from tricycle to bike with training wheels to classic two-wheeler. But at some point we shift from bikes to the expanded mobility of owning a car.</p><p>Kathryn Moore, program manager at <a href="http://broward.bcycle.com" target="_blank">Broward B-Cycle</a>, thinks people should consider going back to the basics when it comes to getting around downtown Fort Lauderdale.</p> Fri, 26 Apr 2013 21:40:16 +0000 Hyan Freitas 13099 at http://wlrn.org Ditch Your Car And Ride A B-Cycle South Florida's Notable Deaths Of 2012 http://wlrn.org/post/south-floridas-notable-deaths-2012 <p></p><p>South Florida lost a number of notable figures in 2012.</p><p>Bee Gees singer and <a href="http://www.cnn.com/2012/05/20/showbiz/robin-gibb-dies/index.html">former Miami resident Robin Gibb</a> died at 62 after a battle with cancer.</p><p><a href="http://www.miamiherald.com/2012/09/12/2998456/art-deco-and-wynwood-developer.html">Tony Goldman</a>, the developer credited with turning South Beach and Wynwood into thriving destinations, died at 68 from heart failure.</p> Thu, 27 Dec 2012 20:30:00 +0000 Kenny Malone 6918 at http://wlrn.org South Florida's Notable Deaths Of 2012