Bike Lanes

A map of bike commuters also maps the political conflicts in a changing Washington, D.C.
3 days ago   Greater Greater Washington
Portland, Oregon Transportation Director Leah Treat quietly enacted one of the nation's most pro-bike policies last fall.
Feb 2, 2016   People for Bikes
Proof that words matter—especially in court—came when Chicago tried to redefine bike lanes as recreational facilities.
Jan 25, 2016   Bike Law
After heavy snow, protected bike lanes can be caught in an unfortunate position between roads and sidewalks. More public awareness may help keep them clear for winter cyclists.
Jan 21, 2016   Chi.Streetsblog
A study presented last week to the Transportation Research Board shows that the quality of the bike infrastructure has a significant effect for commuting rates and safety.
Jan 20, 2016   Streetsblog USA
Canadian researchers made the case at the Transportation Research Board this past week that improved bike infrastructure and neighborhood gentrification go hand in hand. They used research gathered fromi Portland and Chicago.
Jan 18, 2016   The Washington Post - Wonkblog
A bike advocate tells the story of the how the state department of transportation convinced local officials to remove a popular bike lane in Portland.
Jan 12, 2016   Bike Portland
The victories keep piling up for the advocates, bureaucrats, and politicians fighting for more and better bike infrastructure.
Dec 30, 2015   People for Bikes
Road diets, whereby the number of traffic lanes are reduced to better accommodate cyclists, can be controversial. But what of the opposite—adding lanes to better accommodate motorists? A cyclist died after such an "improvement." A lawsuit followed.
Dec 9, 2015   The State Smart Transportation Initiative
A photo of a "backwards" buffered bike lane in Cleveland prompts commentary from the planning community. What is gained by separating bike lane and curb?
Nov 16, 2015   People for Bikes
A small section of the well-used, protected bike lane on San Francisco's busy Market Street will be raised just a few inches to increase bicycle safety. Construction began Monday and should take a month to complete.
Oct 20, 2015   ABC7