Motor vehicle crashes claim over 30,000 lives per year, with related costs in the hundreds of billions. While we sometimes view that frightening statistic as inevitable, there are reasons to reexamine speed limits and how we set them.
2 days ago Five Thirty Eight
The age-old conflict between cars and bikes finally has the attention of one of the giants. Ford's Info Cycle project mounts sensors on street bikes to map out how multi-modal city travelers move around.
Jul 27, 2015 CityLab
It will take a broad coalition of interests to once again make it safe for "free-range kids" to walk and bike on the streets of American communities. Exclusive
May 14, 2015 By
A growing body of evidence shows that bike lanes put more people on bikes while also helping those people on bikes stay off sidewalks. The latest example: Honolulu.
May 11, 2015 People for Bikes
The city's Municipal Transportation Agency will construct a block of raised bike lane on Valencia Street as a showcase for more such projects to come.
May 10, 2015 CityLab
An in-depth investigation by the Tampa Bay Times reveals that Blacks on bikes are targeted by police as indicators of larger crimes.
Apr 20, 2015 Tamps Bay Times
The Seattle Department of Transportation is pitching new bike routes as safe infrastructure for all ages.
Apr 18, 2015 The Urbanist
The street that benefitted by one of the most high-profile and successful freeway removals in the country is due for another makeover.
Apr 15, 2015 Hoodline
Bike advocates are concerned that after a "banner year" for bike infrastructure in the nation’s capital, the momentum for bike infrastructure is waning rather than building. How much do these kinds of missed opportunities cost?
Mar 22, 2015 WAMU
A new national survey gathers evidence about what it would take to convert larger numbers of people to the bike lifestyle.
Mar 15, 2015 Streetsblog USA