Bike Lanes

March 15, 2011, 7am PDT
The Economist did not take lightly to reading The New Yorker's economics writer blast Manhattan's bike lanes so he could park his Jaguar for free. Ironically, Cassidy may have annoyed his fellow economists more than the 'bike lobby' that he targets.
The Economist
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
February 15, 2011, 9am PST
<em>The Tyee</em> presents a conversation between two Vancouver urban thinkers about the city's downtown and how some efforts to improve the city's core have worked while others have fallen short.
The Tyee
January 27, 2011, 12pm PST
Two Staten Island Republicans want to throw a wrench in the city's bike lane boom by requiring environmental review for all new lanes. Experts explain why that's a bad idea.
Streetsblog
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.
Grist
December 12, 2010, 7am PST
As Washington D.C. transportation Gabe Klein prepares to leave his post, columnist Robert Thomson looks at the impact of his short legacy.
The Washington Post
Feature
December 9, 2010, 10am PST
Rachel Smith of AECOM says that seven-meter wide cycling "super highways" are the X-factor to transform our cities, our lifestyles and our health and revolutionize the way we travel.
Rachel Smith
December 1, 2010, 10am PST
As the debate over new bike lanes pits New Yorkers against each other, people should refocus on the economic benefits the lanes can provide, argues Richard Florida.
New York Daily News
November 23, 2010, 6am PST
Even as New York has pushed forward with 250 miles of new bike lanes, the city is actually removing one 2.35 mile stretch after complaints from motorists.
The New York Times
November 11, 2010, 7am PST
Jonna McKone asks, "How can transportation and urban development—from housing to public spaces to landscaping—repair a blighted American city?"
TheCityFix
October 4, 2010, 5am PDT
Cyclist Rachel Brown put out a video recently to prove that bike lanes make her commute more dangerous, not less, because they create a false sense of security. Streetsblog reacts.
YouTube
September 4, 2010, 7am PDT
Cycling activists in Vancouver are trying to tout the economic benefits of bike lanes to help build the case for a proposed separated bike lane.
Straight.com
August 31, 2010, 10am PDT
<em>This Big City</em> takes a ride on one of London's new bicycle Superhighways, and finds some room for improvement.
This Big City
August 30, 2010, 10am PDT
A new study from the New York City Department of Transportation shows that streets with painted bike lanes are 40% less dangerous for pedestrians, among other findings.
Tri-State Transportation Campaign
August 13, 2010, 9am PDT
Officials are planning to install a second major separated bike lane in downtown Vancouver. Local business owners are trying to stop them.
The Vancouver Sun
August 12, 2010, 10am PDT
Delayed from implementation for four years, San Francisco's bicycle plan has been legally ruled into action. The first lanes are being painted.
San Francisco Chronicle
August 10, 2010, 11am PDT
<em>Toronto Star</em> architecture critic Christopher Hume blasts the city's lackluster bicycle planning efforts, calling them disjointed.
The Toronto Star
July 22, 2010, 5am PDT
The City of London has opened up two "bicycle superhighways".
Press Association
July 3, 2010, 11am PDT
A Portland study shows that bicyclists feel 50% safer when biking in a solid blue bike lane rather than just the classic dotted line. Could color make that much of a difference?
Treehugger
May 6, 2010, 9am PDT
The city of Vancouver is looking to expand its bike network with the proposal of a $25 million investment in bicycle infrastructure over the next two years.
The Vancouver Sun