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Winter is coming: How to prepare for cold commutes

Winter is coming: How to prepare for cold commutes

By Elsa Buehler | Staff Writer It’s about that time of year again. As winter approaches, you can almost hear the groans of 9,500 miserable students wondering why they chose to spend their college years on the literal cliff of a campus that is Duquesne University. No one — not walkers, bikers, drivers, residents, commuters […]

Bikes and Bridges: Getting to class the hard way

Bikes and Bridges: Getting to class the hard way

By Seth Culp-Ressler | Features Editor Welcome to the Continuing Misadventures of a Displaced Duquesne Student, a series in which Features Editor Seth Culp-Ressler grapples with his newfound life off campus. For the veterans of apartment life, feel free to laugh at his incompetence. For non-veterans, perhaps the mistakes he chronicles are valuable lessons. Chapter […]

New Pittsburgh bike lanes polarize community

New Pittsburgh bike lanes polarize community

By Ollie Gratzinger | Staff Columnist  If you’ve ever driven downtown, you’ve probably seen your fair share of cyclists. Maybe you’ve griped about the bike lanes turning a portion of Penn Avenue into a one-way street, or maybe you’ve admired the bike racks shaped into designs that look more like public art than anything else. […]

New club welcomes Pittsburgh bike initiatives

New club welcomes Pittsburgh bike initiatives

By Bridget Seelinger | The Duquesne Duke As the air gets warmer and winter slowly melts away, a new organization has pedaled onto Duquesne’s campus: a student bicycle club. With the city of Pittsburgh expanding trails and bike lanes where bicyclists can ride safely, more and more students are bringing their bikes to school and […]

Pittsburgh will receive support in bike lane project

By: Seth Culp-Ressler | For The Duquesne Duke Pittsburgh has recently been chosen as one of six cities to be part of The Green Lane Project, an initiative run by Boulder, Colo. based organization PeopleForBikes that aims to increase the amount of protected bike lanes present on the nation’s roadways. According to PeopleForBikes’ website, The Green […]

A wild ride: Biking unsafe areas of the Burgh

A wild ride: Biking unsafe areas of the Burgh

By: Zach Brendza | Features Editor Pittsburgh has become more and more of a “bike city” in recent years. Whether it be bike lanes being added to busy streets (East Carson Street in South Side, East Liberty Boulevard in East Liberty, Beechwood Boulevard in Squirrel Hill), the presence of bike racks in more and more […]

City bike-sharing program planned

By Adam Kelly | The Duquesne Duke By the summer of 2014, a Pittsburgh organization plans to implement a bike-sharing program that features new bike lanes throughout the city, as well as a membership-based bike rental service. A local bike advocacy organization called Bike Pittsburgh is the driving force behind the bike-sharing program, intends to […]