Entries by Mighk Wilson

Florida Department of Transportation Gets Savvy

When it comes to bicycling, so often we hear complaints about what transportation departments get wrong. I thought it was about time for a good news story. In a fantastic turn of events, DeWayne Carver was appointed in 2013 as Florida’s Statewide Bicycle & Pedestrian Coordinator. Why was this such a big deal? Prior to […]

CyclingSavvy & ABEA Conspicuous (& Relevant) in The Wall Street Journal

“Yessss! Nailed it!” Passing strangers at the Minneapolis airport last Monday were probably a bit amused at my enthusiasm. I’d just gotten off the phone with a Wall Street Journal reporter. We talked about cyclist conspicuity. (Some of us get excited about such things.) Here’s her story, published today in The Wall Street Journal Online. American Bicycling […]

Introducing The Savvy Cyclist

by Mighk Wilson Savvy (SAV-ee): adjective — 1. experienced, knowledgeable, and well-informed; shrewd Solid, practical advice about bicycling. That’s what you want, right? Of course you do, and that’s why we’re here. American Bicycling Education Association (ABEA) is the organization behind the CyclingSavvy course, and we’re all about making bicycling accessible, enjoyable and as safe as […]