Bicycle Planning

The Oregon Department of Transportation is showing leadership among state transportation agencies by adopting a new pedestrian and bicycle plan. With a first draft on the street, the early reviews are coming in.
Nov 17, 2015   Bike Portland
Efforts to expand bicycle-friendly infrastructure across the country have revealed the importance of comprehensive planning. Peter DeMarco reports on ways in which planners in the Boston area are trying to fill in the gaps in their emerging network.
Jul 14, 2012
A recent study synthesizes Capital Bikeshare data in order to help planners assess and improve bike sharing as a viable transportation investment. As the system expands into suburban DC, this research may help predict where it can succeed.
Apr 12, 2012   Greater Greater Washington
As state authorities prepare to replace the aging bridge, local officials and interest groups propose an "exciting" alternative to demolition.
Feb 25, 2012   New York Times
In most cases, traffic signals are used to stop vehicles succumbing to Newton's law of motion, but a new decree in Paris will change that. Eighteen intersections are now subject to newly relaxed rules that allow cyclists to continue at red lights.
Feb 9, 2012   The Telegraph
The runaway success of Washington D.C.'s bikeshare program, in less than two years of operation, has it poised to expand to the city's suburbs this year.
Feb 3, 2012   The Washington Post
Blue argues that bicycle advocates need to consider the economic perspective of all individuals that use bicycles as transportation. Not all who bicycle do it by choice, says Blue.
Sep 19, 2011   Grist
DOT Commissioner Gabe Klein says that in addition to making bicycles a viable means of transportation, he's also using bike lanes to slow traffic speed and promote active lifestyle.
Jul 24, 2011   The City Fix
Bicycle use has increased in many parts of New Orleans, thanks to new bike lanes.
Jul 21, 2011   Metropolis
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).
May 11, 2011
The recent adoption of a citywide bicycle plan in Los Angeles could bring about broad changes to the city's physical environment.
Mar 22, 2011   The Architect's Newspaper