May 31, 2016, 10am PDT
While a federally-funded network of bike paths is in the works elsewhere in the city, the Major Taylor Trail gets little use from Chicago residents. The main problems are a lack of awareness and the South Side's fearsome reputation.
March 24, 2016, 2pm PDT
In an interview, Atlanta BeltLine visionary Ryan Gravel discusses the ongoing project and how it fits an emerging, multidisciplinary understanding of what good infrastructure can be.
October 20, 2015, 12pm PDT
The city of Cleveland's first protected bike path has planning commission approval. The protected path is a component of the city's ambitious bike infrastructure plans.
January 26, 2015, 1pm PST
Looking for a way to connect the separate pieces of the bike path along the Los Angeles River, a local developer took planning and designing a new path into his own hands.
The Architect's Newspaper
November 15, 2014, 7am PST
The existing bike path on the eastern span of the Bay Bridge meets an abrupt dead end, though it will be extended to Yerba Buena Island next summer. Plans are underway to extend the path to San Francisco, but it won't be cheap.
August 7, 2014, 12pm PDT
A new study finds that the cost of building urban river parkways and other recreational facilities is more than offset by the savings in public health costs, such as obesity.
June 28, 2014, 1pm PDT
The Los Angeles City Council asked city engineers to explore an proposal that would close an 8.5-mile gap in a bike path that runs inside the Los Angeles River channel—connecting Long Beach to Downtown Los Angeles.
July 24, 2013, 9am PDT
Mark Lebetkin highlights 19 of the best bike paths to be found in America's cities. From San Deigo to Boston, the paths were chosen for their beauty, accessibility, and functionality.
August 2, 2012, 1pm PDT
With bicycling a $1 billion (with a 'B') industry in the State of Minnesota, a coalition of eight public partners are joining together to raise the profile of biking and make it easier to pedal through the already spoke-friendly state.
April 17, 2012, 9am PDT
If you've always thought that the primary way to encourage more bicycling in your city was simply to build more bike lanes and bike paths, you'll be happy to read about a new study that finally proves your point.
February 27, 2012, 12pm PST
Eric Jaffe reports on a new study that aims to conclusively answer the question of whether bike paths and bike lanes actually promote more bike riders.
October 13, 2011, 7am PDT
The city of Lviv in western Ukraine has begun a 9-year initiative to build 168 miles of bicycling infrastructure to the region.
October 1, 2010, 2pm PDT
Keep your eyes on the road - or maybe not, with this bike path fiasco from FAILBlog.
August 1, 2009, 9am PDT
Outside Magazine ranks the top 10 U.S. cities for people who like to exercise and be outdoors.