Blogger Chewie suggests a controversial idea - a tax on bicycle sales and repair to go to creating more bicycle infrastructure.
Aug 22, 2011 Straight Outta Suburbia
Based on cost estimates data of 58 projects from 11 cities across the U.S., research shows that bicycle infrastructure creates more jobs per dollar spent than projects that focus exclusively on road infrastructure.
Jul 1, 2011 Smart Growth America
A study of bicycle amenities in Seattle concludes that most of the private office buildings downtown lack bike parking, and other amenities such as showers and bike pumps are almost nonexistent. Public bicycle parking downtown has a better showing.
Jun 3, 2011 Puget Sound Business Journal
Design firm Manifesto Architecture is proposing a unique vertical bike storage system that can take advantage of underused, slim spaces like alleys. Another neat aspect: the rack is powered by a stationery bike.
May 28, 2011 TheCityFix.com
A new report from the Political Economy Research Institute says that bike and pedestrian projects create 11 to 14 jobs per million dollars spent, while road construction only creates 7 per million.
Jan 19, 2011 TheCityFix
Only 2% of bike riders in Lima are women. Jonna McKone looks at what hinders women from hopping on bikes and the further implications.
Nov 26, 2010 TheCityFix
Dan Bertolet argues that adding expanding car capacity in cities just inspires more people to drive and ruins the qualities that make the city attractive in the first place.
Sep 5, 2010 Publicola
Studies show that traffic-calming measures and bike lanes increase the number of cyclists on the street and decrease the risk of collisions.
Aug 11, 2010 Montreal Gazette
Bicycle sales are up 25% in the U.K., and bike infrastructure is keeping pace. Commuters are biking farther and more often, and even bicycle sporting events are seeing greater participation.
Aug 6, 2010 The Independent UK
The City of London has opened up two "bicycle superhighways".
Jul 22, 2010 Press Association