Bike Commuting

July 27, 2015, 12pm PDT
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.
CityLab
December 18, 2014, 1pm PST
A blogger writes that bike advocates should think outside the bike lane to bike parking facilities—only when the costs of biking are externalized will a critical mass adopt biking.
Bike Portland
December 7, 2014, 9am PST
The city of Santa Monica recently released a report to assess its progress toward meeting the goals of the Santa Monica Bike Action Plan.
Santa Monica Daily News
November 27, 2014, 11am PST
Cincinnati currently stands at 45th in the nation in bike commuting share. But the city is bike commute share is leading the nation in its rate of adoption.
Next City
June 28, 2014, 1pm PDT
The Los Angeles City Council asked city engineers to explore an proposal that would close an 8.5-mile gap in a bike path that runs inside the Los Angeles River channel—connecting Long Beach to Downtown Los Angeles.
KCET
December 7, 2013, 1pm PST
This train is not steel wheels on steel rail - it is multiple two-wheeled rubber tires, commuting together, providing support and safety to novice cyclists, but sometimes it backfires. Interviewed is a frustrated motorist who intimidated them.
NPR
November 25, 2013, 6am PST
New data from the U.S. Census Bureau shows that college towns are even better at encouraging bicycle commuting than the most notable big cities (Portland, Seattle, etc); even when excluding commuting for school. What's their secret?
BikePortland.org
November 21, 2013, 10am PST
Detroit is the unlikely name atop the League of American Bicyclists' new list of cities that have grown their share of bike commuters the most between 1990-2012.
DC.Streetsblog
November 2, 2012, 1pm PDT
With gasoline increasingly hard to find in New York and many subway lines still down, biking has surged in popularity in the aftermath of Sandy. Bikes are selling briskly and new adherents are jumping in the saddle.
CNBC
July 23, 2012, 12pm PDT
Eric Jaffe discusses the importance of providing showers and changing facilities at workplaces - the "hidden factor" in encouraging bike commuting - as revealed in the findings of a new study.
The Atlantic Cities
June 26, 2012, 1pm PDT
The League of American Bicyclists updated their webpage with a link to the American Community Survey's data on bike and pedestrian commuting for the 70 largest cities and 375 more cities where data was available. Portland, OR and Davis, CA are tops.
League of American Bicyclists
November 29, 2010, 9am PST
NPR reports on the impressive growth - a tripling, even - of bicycling in the United States, with a particular focus on commuting.
NPR
June 6, 2010, 11am PDT
Cong. Earl Blumenauer and Mayor Adrian Fenty both turned out in biking gear at Bike to Work Day in Washington, D.C., along with 900 riders who committed to bike commuting on that day.
Vimeo