They're calling it 'bicycle-supported development', but it amounts to the same thing: new projects are springing up in Portland, OR that cater to the bicycle crowd with extensive bike racks and near popular bikeways.
Sep 22, 2011 The New York Times
Hunter College researchers Peter Tuckel and William Milczarski find that over half of New York's injuries occur in the City. While injuries outnumber previous estimates, writes Noah Kazis, their severity is still no match for those involving cars.
Sep 21, 2011 Streetsblog New York City
Bike lanes and bike commuters are fueling a significant segment of the economy in Copenhagen. In Portland, a high amount of bike lanes could mean similar economic impacts.
Aug 25, 2011 The Oregonian
Student designer Alexander Vittouris won a design award for his bicycle made out of bamboo. What's so special about that? Vittouris shaped the frame as it grew so it needed no assembly.
Jul 23, 2011 Grist
Bicycling is growing in popularity in the U.S., but it still isn't considered a serious form of transportation as it is in Europe, according to this piece from <em>Yale Environment 360</em>.
Jul 21, 2011 Yale Environment 360
Jay Walljasper argues that the era of specialized, Spandex-clad bicyclists dominating the road is coming to an end - the future is in normal folk taking to the road and taking advantage of the numerous benefits to society that comes from bicycling. Exclusive
Jul 11, 2011 By
Long-stalled plans to build a countrywide network of interstate routes for bicycles appears to be moving forward.
Jun 30, 2011 Sustainable Business Oregon
A study of bicycle amenities in Seattle concludes that most of the private office buildings downtown lack bike parking, and other amenities such as showers and bike pumps are almost nonexistent. Public bicycle parking downtown has a better showing.
Jun 3, 2011 Puget Sound Business Journal
Architectural historian and urban planner Steven Fleming is expanding the study of cities and mobility by looking at how designers are reacting to bicycling and how bicycles are set to transform the way cities work.
Jun 1, 2011 Bike Portland
Kasey Klimes says that the hype around bicycles isn't just sustainability, or health. It's that bicycles connect people to their neighborhoods and their communities in a more meaningful way.
May 29, 2011 This Big City