Bike Lanes

February 4, 2015, 6am PST
Cities around the United States have built nearly as many protected bike lanes in the past two years as they did in the previous 140.
Green Lane Project
February 1, 2015, 5am PST
Mayor Rahm Emanuel, busy on the campaign trail for re-election this week, made a big push for infrastructure investments at the neighborhood level.
Rahm for Chicago
December 31, 2014, 2pm PST
"From cycletracks to helmet laws, 2014 has been a big year for bikes," according to Next City before looking back at what made 2014 such a big year for bikers.
Next City
December 24, 2014, 7am PST
Los Angeles has added hundreds of miles of bike routes in recent years, but the local paper of record identifies a lack of data as contributing to ongoing discord from drivers who feel like they're being pinched by bike lanes.
Los Angeles Times
December 19, 2014, 2pm PST
Bike lanes are hot right now in cities all over the country. As more and more cities build more and more miles of bike infrastructure, which projects are exemplary?
People for Bikes
December 7, 2014, 11am PST
A new project to convert a little-used parking lot in a cloverleaf onramp opens the door to improve an awkward bike bridge landing in Portland, Oregon.
Bike Portland
December 6, 2014, 1pm PST
Eric Jaffe examines the successful (on the third try) bike lane on the Burrard Street Bridge in Vancouver as a case study in pushing a difficult project through to completion.
CityLab
November 11, 2014, 12pm PST
A PeopleforBikes post explains why the crowdfunding model made sense for a proposed project by the Downtown Denver Partnership to create a protected bike lane on Arapahoe Street.
People for Bikes
October 28, 2014, 7am PDT
Cycling has positive impacts both for cyclists and non-cyclists alike, helping to reduce pollution and congestion and improving health and economic factors with just two wheels.
Urbanful
October 13, 2014, 2pm PDT
Ariel Rosenstock updates San Francisco's progress in implementing the vision set forth by the 2009 San Francisco Bicycle Plan.
The Architect's Newspaper
September 27, 2014, 7am PDT
In an effort to create safer walking and biking environments, Miami-Dade counties have built bike lanes along two highways connecting the Miami with its eastern island beaches, reducing travel distances by 75 percent for cyclists.
Streetsblog USA
September 22, 2014, 12pm PDT
Brandon G. Donnelly reports that after implementing a Downtown protected bike lane along 2nd Avenue, Seattle has had to make some adjustments to the signaling for the lane.
Architect This City
August 31, 2014, 7am PDT
Michael Anderson reports on a proposed road diet and bike lane proposed for Penn Avenue in Pittsburgh, along a historic and cultural corridor in one of the country's oldest downtowns.
Streetsblog USA
August 30, 2014, 11am PDT
In which parking minimums figure heavily in a polemic regarding the nature of cool.
Guardian Cities
August 27, 2014, 10am PDT
Reflecting a series of recent initiatives by city leadership in Houston to promote bike safety and road diets, a vehicle lane will soon be removed and handed over to bikers in Downtown Houston.
Houston Chronicle
August 18, 2014, 10am PDT
Advocates for a more multi-modal lifestyle in Los Angeles have achieved tremendous successes in the last decade. But ongoing bike lane controversies shows there's still a long way to go.
Citymetric
August 18, 2014, 7am PDT
You get what you pay for, goes the old saying, and a new study out of New Zealand makes the case that when it comes investing in bike infrastructure, it's best to invest in quality.
FastCompany Exist
August 1, 2014, 8am PDT
What's the best street design to keep bicyclists safely out of the door zone? A buffered bike lane beats a conventional bike lane or "wide curb lane" according to a recent study published in TRB, based on observations in Chicago and Cambridge, Mass.
Chi.Streetsblog
July 21, 2014, 12pm PDT
Researchers in the United Kingdom have found that people who live near bike lanes are more likely to exercise—45 minutes more exercise per week, in fact.
road.cc
June 23, 2014, 7am PDT
A precedent-setting settlement for a cyclist run over after being doored should send a message to motorists, both exiting their parked vehicle and when driving, and cyclists when riding adjacent to parked cars.
Streetsblog USA