John Hopkins

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    January 25, 2011

    Green Mobility Network's Bike And Picnic This Saturday

    Photo by jHop99Last year's Redland Ramble​How about biking through the Redland and ending with a freshly prepared lunch? The Green Mobility Network is holding its Redland Ramble bike ride on Saturday, January 29. It's more fun than you think and a nice escape from Miami.The group, which "promotes ... More >>

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    July 8, 2010
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    March 19, 2009

    Letters from the Issue of March 19, 2009

    "Here's hoping community journalism finds new and sturdier outlets."

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    February 12, 2009

    The Curse

    Six students in Carol City High's tragic class of 2006 were murdered. Hope survives.

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    March 19, 2008

    This City . . . Has A Bike Committee!

    Well, it happened: last week, we wrote that Miami mayor Manny Diaz was expected to announce the formation of a bicycling committee at last Thursday’s City Commission meeting. He did: from high on the dais, the mayor announced the formation of the Miami Bicycle Action Committee, a subcommittee of ... More >>

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    March 13, 2008

    A New Day For Bikes In Miami?

    Last week a group of bicycling advocates, including members of the Green Mobility Network, Emerge Miami, and others, met with Miami Mayor Manny Diaz to lobby for the city to take a stronger stand on biking. Although there had been several mass emails about the meeting before it took place, the Bik ... More >>

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    March 7, 2008
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    February 8, 2008
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    September 13, 2007

    Green Mobility is Finding Its Way

    Tuesday night, the fledgling Green Mobility Network met for its second meeting ever at the Dice House in Kendall. The group was started over the summer by John Hopkins, a South Miami resident and bicycling advocate who writes the blog Spokes N’ Folks. About 20 people showed up for the meeting, wh ... More >>

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    July 13, 2007

    Out of the Fiery Furnace of Miami, a New Group is Formed

    A few weeks ago, the Bike Blog was peddling down Coral Way with Chris Alphin, a bike messenger and nice guy to boot, who organizes the Miami Beach Take Back the Streets Meetup Group. We were engaged in one of the Bike Blog’s favorite activities – ragging on Miami – when Alphin went ahead and s ... More >>