Jefferson Exchange | April 30, 2014 | 8:00
10:10 am
Wed April 30, 2014

Ashland Wins "Most Improved" Bike City

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Mike Faught describes Ashland's bike amenities and services--and how they're improving over time.

Getting the gold star is still a good thing, years after elementary school. 

The city of Ashland's friendliness to bicycles just earned it a gold star from the League of American Bicyclists. 

And that's big jump from its previous bronze status, winning Ashland the title of "Most Improved Bicycle Friendly City" in the country. 

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Jefferson Exchange | February 6, 2014 | 8:30
10:10 am
Thu February 6, 2014

Oregon Gets Even Bike-Friendlier

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Nastassja Pace explains the workings of the Bike Friendly Business program in Oregon.

Bikes bring bucks.

It's not an official slogan, but it neatly captures the tourism approach to bicyclists in Oregon. 

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Jefferson Exchange | October 25, 2013
10:52 am
Fri October 25, 2013

Stopping Low-Tech Theft With High-Tech Gadgets

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Ashland P.D. Deputy Chief Corey Falls talks about device to curb bicycle theft.

Bicycle-friendly towns often have more of everything connected to bicycles: more bikes, more bike shops, more bike thefts.

It's that last category that causes concern in Ashland. 

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