Bike Lanes

September 6, 2011, 7am PDT
With the not-so-secret understanding that white people are much more likely to bike, some ethnic minorities in Portland, Oregon see the coming of a bike lane through their neighborhood as a fast lane to gentrification.
Shareable
August 25, 2011, 8am PDT
Bike lanes and bike commuters are fueling a significant segment of the economy in Copenhagen. In Portland, a high amount of bike lanes could mean similar economic impacts.
The Oregonian
August 17, 2011, 1pm PDT
<em>Slate</em> looks at the work and vast urban transformations brought about under the leadership of New York City Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan.
Slate
August 17, 2011, 5am PDT
The ruling by Judge Bert A. Bunyan of the State Supreme Court in Brooklyn on Tuesday added steam to the NYC transportation commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan's campaign for pedestrian-oriented, cyclist-friendly streets.
The New York Times
August 12, 2011, 11am PDT
In downtown Vancouver, where bike lanes have replaced parking spots on some strips, shop owners have complained that they are bad for business. A new study disproves the theory - kinda.
The Vancouver Sun
August 2, 2011, 11am PDT
Arturas Zuokas, mayor of the Lithuanian capital, has taken enforcement of cars parked illegally in cycle lanes into his own hands. In a YouTube video, Zuokas is shown riding on top of a tank as it crushes a car parked illegally in a cycle lane.
Guardian
July 21, 2011, 8am PDT
Bicycle use has increased in many parts of New Orleans, thanks to new bike lanes.
Metropolis
July 18, 2011, 11am PDT
Proportionally more women bike on New York City streets with protected bike lanes than not at all, and turning a painted lane into a protected one caused female ridership to soar.
Streetsblog
July 6, 2011, 12pm PDT
Male cyclists outnumber females cyclists in New York City three to one. New York City lags behind Copenhagen, Amsterdam and Portland, Oregon, in female ridership.
The New York Times
June 13, 2011, 11am PDT
New York City cyclist Casey Neistat got ticketed $50 by the NYC police for riding outside the bike lane - which may in fact not be illegal, but tell the officer and judge that.
You Tube
June 9, 2011, 5am PDT
RonConCocaCola says that the New York's new bike lanes have "exposed a clash of long-standing bad habits — such as pedestrians jaywalking, cyclists running red lights, and motorists plowing through crosswalks."
RON CON COCA COLA
May 11, 2011, 7am PDT
A new report from The Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia shows that Philadelphia's bicycle mode share is more than double that of Chicago's (the big city with the second-greatest share).
philly.com
March 30, 2011, 12pm PDT
This series of graphics shows which states do the most for bicycle commuters, and which states have the most bicycle commuters.
Fast Company
March 22, 2011, 2pm PDT
The recent adoption of a citywide bicycle plan in Los Angeles could bring about broad changes to the city's physical environment.
The Architect's Newspaper
March 21, 2011, 2pm PDT
Reporter Matthew Shaer talks with folks on both sides of the highly contentious lawsuit seeking to remove a bike lane from Brookyln's Park Slope neighborhood.
New York Magazine
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