Amid allegations of cheating, Marc Hunt was declared the winner of the “Crosstown Rumbler,” a May 20 race that pitted members of Asheville City Council against each other as they biked, bussed, and drove from the UNCA campus to city hall.
Cycling advocates guided local elected officials on a bicycle tour of Asheville, highlighting recent infrastructure improvements and encouraging progress to continue.
Today, May 12, marks the beginning of the annual Strive Not to Drive campaign, which features a series of local events designed to promote active and sustainable transportation.
A video of the multi-modal fashion show, held at the Magnetic Field Theatre on Tuesday, May 22. The event, co-produced by Asheville on Bikes and Mountain Xpress, was part of Strive Not To Drive week in Asheville.
About 75 people participated in the May 21 Mayor’s Leadership Community Bike Ride, which aims to highlight recent multimodal infrastructure improvements and upcoming challenges.
New routes, more efficient buses, and road improvements were highlighted today as the city of Asheville marked the official beginning of its transit overhaul, coinciding with the beginning of Strive Not to Drive Week.
Amid changes to Asheville’s transit system and growing momentum for building more greenways, organizers of this year’s Strive Not to Drive are hoping to shine a bright light on local alternatives to driving alone in our cars.
Buncombe County government wants your input on where to locate new greenways.
The annual Strive Not to Drive campaign kicked off May 11 with a presentation on upcoming changes to the Asheville Transit System, including new routes and schedules designed to make riding the bus more convenient.
The annual Strive Not to Drive campaign is gearing up to raise transit awareness.