Bikes

The city of San Jose has responded to concerns of seniors in the community by banning bikes from sidewalks a large swath of downtown near the convention center, City Hall, and San Jose State.
Dec 4, 2014   San Jose Mercury News
Chicago officials hope that nearly 5 percent of the city's commutes will be by bike in 2020. The goal requires a lot more work (biking's share of daily trips rose to 1.3 percent in 2012 from 0.5 percent in 2000), but there are many signs of a shift.
Jun 11, 2014   Chicago Tribune
Stephen Snell explains how bike-riding collectives change the story about the use of public space.
Jun 4, 2014   Fast Forward Weekly
A three-year bike-to-school initiative in Europe encourages children to bike to school.
May 23, 2014   TheCityFix
Joseph Stromberg discusses the "Idaho Stop"—so named because Idaho has been allowing bikers to roll through stop signs since 1982.
May 12, 2014   Vox
Women are less likely to ride bikes than males in the United States, and part of the complicated issues of gender and biking have at least partly to do with perceptions. A recent article examines what it means to be “feminine” while riding a bike.
Apr 16, 2014   Atlantic Cities
London has been preparing for years for a “quiet revolution” for its bike network: the "Quietways" of side streets and back roads. London is already building Quietways in anticipation of a September launch.
Mar 10, 2014   The Atlantic Cities
Adrienne LaFrance surveys the bike scene in Washington D.C.—from co-ops to bikeshare programs to social groups.
Mar 6, 2014   The Washington Post
The new law is for any bike rider who has ever paused to wonder if drivers on the road even understand the meaning of the traditional right turn hand signal.
Jan 29, 2014   Associated Press via Detroit Free Press
Copenhagen's bike-friendly policies have become the envy of the world, but some of the city's residents are unhappy with anti-auto "discrimination". Opposition parties are hoping to ride that discontent to victory in next week's local elections.
Nov 12, 2013   The Copenhagen Post
What's the best way to get people to bike? "[M]ake clear the costs of not biking, in minutes saved or dollars not spent," writes Emily Badger. A new tool developed by Zach Rausnitz uses Google Maps data to compare travel times of alternative modes.
Nov 9, 2013   The Atlantic Cities