April 28, 2011, 10am PDT
The bike sharing system that's been operating in Washington D.C. has seen success in its early months, and an expansion is planned.
The Washington Post
April 22, 2011, 6am PDT
Bicycle use is on the rise in Japan, where recovery from the March 11 earthquake and tsunami has made driving and transit use much more difficult.
The New York Times
April 10, 2011, 5am PDT
This review of data on bicycling shows shifts in who is biking in America, and how often. A key shift: whites aren't the only ones on two wheels.
March 2, 2011, 8am PST
The city of New York has been trying to encourage an increase in bike lanes throughout the city. But the issue has become increasingly political, and progress has been slowed.
The Gotham Gazette
January 28, 2011, 2pm PST
Portlandia is a new TV show spoofing the self-righteously urban culture of Portland. In this clip, a hyper bicycle rights activist zips around the city decrying the evils of automobiles.
My Damn Channel
January 11, 2011, 1pm PST
In a review of the new bike sharing program in London, <em>The Economist</em> raises the question of whether the city wrongly predicted the existing demand for the service.
The Economist
December 23, 2010, 6am PST
<em>Grist</em>'s Sarah Goodyear talks with New York City Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan about her work in the city -- and what other cities can learn from it.
November 25, 2010, 5am PST
New York City is hoping to install a citywide bike sharing program with at least 10,000 bikes. The system could open by Spring 2012.
The New York Times
November 15, 2010, 2pm PST
Brickell Avenue in Miami is in one of the most densely populated areas in Florida. FDOT is slated to begin a major resurfacing project here, but refuses to consider additional crosswalks or bike infrastructure, ignoring pressure from locals.
Miami Herald
November 4, 2010, 5am PDT
<em>Next American City</em> talks with urban designer Mike Lydon about opening streets to people and closing streets to cars in this second of a two-part conversation.
Next American City
October 29, 2010, 9am PDT
Federal grants worth $33 million have been approved in the San Francisco Bay Area for experimental programs like electric taxis and mobile bike repair services.
San Francisco Chronicle
October 28, 2010, 8am PDT
The University of California, Los Angeles has begun operations on a new kind of library -- one that rents bikes out to students.
September 16, 2010, 9am PDT
On a fact-finding mission to the Netherlands, a delegation of California public officials marvel at the promise of bicycles for 21st Century transportation. Jay Walljasper gives this personal account of the trip.
Jay Walljasper
August 19, 2010, 12pm PDT
A new themed subdivision is under development in South Carolina. But this is no golf course community. It's a cyclist oriented, car-free experiment called Bicycle City.
July 17, 2010, 9am PDT
Kevin Scott is a 21-year old designer and new graduate who has designed a bicycle that bends in the middle, giving the rider the ability to wrap it around a pole and lock both tires at once.
June 1, 2010, 11am PDT
The head of Toronto's Cycling Committee is calling on the city to shift its focus from the quantity of bike lanes it creates to the quality of connections their planned infrastructure will create in the city's existing bike network.
The Toronto Star
May 17, 2010, 5am PDT
Planners in cities across the country are installing electronic sensors to track how many people are making use of bike lanes and trails.
USA Today
April 28, 2010, 5am PDT
The future of American transportation could be a bit more multi-modal, if Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood gets his way. <em>NPR</em> takes a look at LaHood's plans to get bikes back onto the nation's transportation menu.
April 7, 2010, 7am PDT
<em>Treehugger</em> lists five of the coming innovations that experts expect to revolutionize urban bicycling.
March 25, 2010, 5am PDT
Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood recently wrote on his blog that bicyclists would no longer be overlooked by federal transportation policy. <em>National Journal</em> asks its panel of experts whether cars and bikes should be treated equally.
National Journal