The future of American transportation could be a bit more multi-modal, if Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood gets his way. <em>NPR</em> takes a look at LaHood's plans to get bikes back onto the nation's transportation menu.
Apr 28, 2010 NPR
U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood is bully for bicycle infrastructure.
Apr 27, 2010 Fast Lane: Secretary of Transportation blog
Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood's announcement that federal transportation policy will give parity to bicycling and walking is being criticized by some conservatives and industries dependent on trucking.
Apr 16, 2010 Huffington Post
The city of Portland is in a state of shock after being de-throned as America's most bike-friendly city.
Apr 8, 2010 The Oregonian
While in Copenhagen for climate talks in December, U.S. officials got a taste of Danish-style bicycle planning. Some of them liked what they saw, but translating that infrastructure here in the States is no easy task.
Jan 20, 2010 Miller-McCune
Cong. Earl Blumenauer, speaking at an event with David Byrne and Janette Sadik-Khan, points out the absurdity of people driving to gyms to hop on stationary bikes. Lack of bicycle infrastructure is to blame, he says.
Dec 19, 2009 Next American City
On his blog, Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood lambastes Senator Coburn for calling bike infrastructure wasteful.
Dec 11, 2009 Welcome to the Fast Lane: The Official Blog of the US Secretary of Transportation
Fueled by the city's investment in infrastructure, 6.4 percent of commuters in Portland, Oregon biked to work in 2008, an increase of nearly 60% over the previous year.
Sep 25, 2009 The Oregonian
NPR's Ari Shapiro bikes from NPR headquarters to a new D.C. bike storage center outside D.C.'s Union Station. The City of Washington hopes that it will encourage more commuters to use transit and bikes to get to work.
Sep 6, 2009 NPR
A lack of decent parking is the biggest reason more people don't bike to work. Several American cities are now trying to deal with the issue by adding more parking for bicyclists.
Aug 19, 2009 Slate Magazine