Biking

Of the 7.3 billion people living on the planet, one in every 12 owns a bike. Despite appearances, however, that number has not increased much in recent years.
Dec 6, 2015   Fusion
A new national survey gathers evidence about what it would take to convert larger numbers of people to the bike lifestyle.
Mar 15, 2015   Streetsblog USA
The take of a large culture publication like Atlanta magazine can be helpful in assessing the traction of a movement—in this case, biking in the city of Atlanta.
Nov 5, 2014   Atlanta
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The second in a series profiling grassroots activism to increase biking among the diverse populations of Los Angeles County. In this installment, Planetizen spoke with Robert Gard, director of communications for CicLAvia. Blog Post
Sep 25, 2014   By Maayan Dembo
In this op-ed special to The Sacramento Bee, Michael Andersen of PeopleForBikes and Melissa Merson of America Walks make a convincing argument for protected bike lanes to improve both bike and pedestrian safety by getting cyclists off the sidewalk.
Aug 25, 2014   The Sacramento Bee
Joseph Stromberg examines the question of how safe it is for bikers to wear headphones—a common practice for which there is no safety data.
Aug 11, 2014   Vox
Even Andrews reports on the unsafe environment that women encounter while on their bikes—and the organizations and people who are working to make the roads safer from harassment.
Jul 10, 2014   Grist
NPR's Scott Simon, Peabody-winning journalist and the Saturday host of Morning Edition, recently set off a Twitter-storm when he called out bikers as scofflaws.
Jul 8, 2014   Medium
While biking might be seen as a young person's cause, new data from the National Household Travel Survey show that American's aged 60-79 are responsible for a huge chunk of new riders.
Jun 23, 2014   Streetsblog USA
Should helmets be an optional accessory, rather than an absolute requirement? Or are helmets a sign of a culture not yet ready to embrace biking as a normal, safe activity?
May 19, 2014   Vox
The Alliance for Biking and Walking’s 2014 Benchmarking report found a strong correlation between active commuting rates and health outcomes like diabetes, obesity, and high blood pressure.
Apr 20, 2014   Streetsblog USA