Experts have opined that up to 60 percent of residents are inclined to want to bike, but concerned about the safety of their route. Working from this premise, the city of Austin has developed a novel bike map keyed to the comfort of each street.
Feb 16, 2013 The Atlantic Cities
The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) would like to spend $200 million on improving the city's bike infrastructure over the next 5 years. How many miles of green paint can you get with all that green?
Jan 30, 2013 The San Francisco Examiner
Could a recent article in The New York Times that profiled extreme bicycle commutes of up to 40 miles (one way) be harmful to the advancement of bicycle use among ordinary individuals?
Jan 29, 2013 The Atlantic Cities
With a plan to spend $150 million on bike infrastructure over the next eight years, Amsterdam is cementing its reputation as "the capital of European biking," and doubling down on a pledge to "remain a clean and accessible city."
Nov 13, 2012 The New York Times
Christine Grant was fortunate enough to win a fellowship that allowed her to spend six months in the world's most bike-friendly cities. In this article she shares with us the 10 essential lessons she learned along the way.
Jan 31, 2012 Grist
A new report by the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy titled "Active Transportation Beyond Urban Centers,” debunks the myth that "nobody walks" in rural America.
Jan 31, 2012 Streetsblog D.C.
A.K. Streeter provides the scoop on a new four-lane superhighway solely for bicycles planned for the south of Sweden.
Jan 19, 2012 Treehugger
Writing in The Atlantic Cities, Nate Berg looks at why the discouraging results of one pilot project has implementation of L.A.'s heralded new bicycle master plan off to an inauspicious start.
Dec 14, 2011 The Atlantic Cities
Will Doig asks, "Are urban bicyclists just elite snobs?" Turns out the answer is, basically, no.
Dec 5, 2011 Salon
The city of Lviv in western Ukraine has begun a 9-year initiative to build 168 miles of bicycling infrastructure to the region.
Oct 13, 2011 TheCityFix.com