Mode Share

Blog post
August 16, 2016, 2pm PDT
A blog post exploring why Los Angeles is more car-dependent than some less dense cities.
Michael Lewyn
July 19, 2016, 2pm PDT
File under "build it and they will come."
Fast Co.Exist
May 30, 2016, 7am PDT
Mayor Ed Murray released a 20-year growth plan, Seattle 2035, that retains LOS, but rather than measuring vehicle congestion, measures mode share, consistent with his vision for a green and sustainable city, but rattling The Seattle Times.
The Seattle Times
May 7, 2016, 9am PDT
A new report released by the New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) shows a steady increase in the number of bikers in the city. A lack of data, however, continues to be a problem for accurate assessment of the trend.
StreetsBlog NYC
March 29, 2016, 6am PDT
A new report from Transport for London details the drastic growth of bike travel in one of the world's most famous and powerful cities.
road.cc
March 9, 2016, 6am PST
A benchmarking report by the Alliance for Biking and Walking reveals Boston as the nation's leader in active commutes.
Fast Co.Exist
March 2, 2016, 11am PST
Between 2014 and 2015, Spain led 16 other countries by increasing its bicycle mode share the most—8 percent.
Next City
February 10, 2016, 12pm PST
A map of bike commuters also maps the political conflicts in a changing Washington, D.C.
Greater Greater Washington
February 9, 2016, 9am PST
While bikeshare is popular with planners and local officials all over the country, in some cities it still hasn't proven popular with people. One author has some thoughts on how bikeshare can begin to attract larger numbers.
The Urban Edge
January 20, 2016, 8am PST
A study presented last week to the Transportation Research Board shows that the quality of the bike infrastructure has a significant effect for commuting rates and safety.
Streetsblog USA
December 6, 2015, 5am PST
Of the 7.3 billion people living on the planet, one in every 12 owns a bike. Despite appearances, however, that number has not increased much in recent years.
Fusion
November 24, 2015, 2pm PST
Triple Pundit takes a step back to gather some perspective, asking why the U.S. commuters are still so resistant to getting on bikes.
Triple Pundit
November 19, 2015, 8am PST
The mode share for bikes in urban environments around the world currently sits around 6 percent. A new report out of a university located in one of the most bike-friendly cities in the country quantifies the benefits of 10 percent mode share.
Climate Central
August 5, 2015, 8am PDT
With the highest levels of construction in over a decade, the city is working to reduce traffic congestion.
Next City
April 17, 2015, 8am PDT
Following a string of developments in 2014 pushing the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) toward more multi-modal planning, a new Strategic Management Plan lays out ambitious goals for the increased use of alternative modes.
Streetsblog California
February 26, 2015, 10am PST
Downtown Seattle is doing something right to get drivers out of cars: a recent survey reveals that fewer and fewer commuters are driving alone, and the fastest growing modes for commuters are of the non-motorized variety.
The Urbanist
February 7, 2015, 7am PST
The Metropolitan Transportation Commission—the Bay Area's regional transportation planning agency—recently did fans of data and mapping a huge favor and launched a website called Vital Signs.
LA.Streetsblog
December 11, 2014, 9am PST
Arch Daily presents the ten major ideas to emerge from a "design provocation" for big ideas to push trip share of bike in New York City closer to, and even beyond, the levels of Copenhagen.
Arch Daily
September 22, 2014, 2pm PDT
City Clock prepared two lists of neighborhoods with the most commute trips made without cars (for every city BUT New York City). One list ranks university neighborhoods, and the other non-university neighborhoods.
City Clock
December 16, 2013, 10am PST
The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency's annual bike count reveals that cycling has increased 14 percent in the city since 2011 and 96 percent since 2006.
SFGate