Bicycling

What's the best street design to keep bicyclists safely out of the door zone? A buffered bike lane beats a conventional bike lane or "wide curb lane" according to a recent study published in TRB, based on observations in Chicago and Cambridge, Mass.
Aug 1, 2014   Chi.Streetsblog
The physical benefits of cycling are well known, but researchers are just beginning to understand how riding a bike benefits our brains, writes Simon Usborne.
Dec 22, 2012   The Independent
With cycling rates increasing across America, it's probably a safe bet that you know and care for a bicyclist who would be ecstatic to receive one of Fast Company's "safe, stylish, and fun" gift ideas this holiday season.
Dec 12, 2012   Fast Company Co.Exist
As colder temperatures and adverse weather descend on the District of Columbia, Ashley Halsey III finds that the city's emerging bicycling culture endures.
Nov 26, 2012   The Washington Post
With gasoline increasingly hard to find in New York and many subway lines still down, biking has surged in popularity in the aftermath of Sandy. Bikes are selling briskly and new adherents are jumping in the saddle.
Nov 2, 2012   CNBC
Despite significant investment in transit infrastructure, and renewed interest in downtowns and walkable neighborhoods, new data shows that gains in transit commute mode share have been hard to come by in America’s largest cities, says Kaid Benfield.
Oct 27, 2012   Switchboard
A new report from the League of American Bicyclists highlights studies from across the U.S. showing the economic benefits of biking.
Oct 8, 2012   Co.Exist
The Christian Science Monitor argues why the growing popularity of bike-sharing programs across America will result in more cohesive communities and more livable places.
Sep 20, 2012   The Christian Science Monitor
Brooklyn Bridge Park's privately funded field house proposal, complete with Olympic-class velodrome, faces criticism over its size, effects on the surrounding neighborhood, and arguments over open space versus space for sports facilities.
Aug 5, 2012   The New York Times
Martin Di Caro reports on the enthusiastic response that the bike rental program Capital Bikeshare has produced in D.C., and the significant changes it's sparked in the local culture and economy.
Jul 12, 2012   WAMU
San Francisco is expanding a program of traffic light synchronization for cyclists, which is patterned after successful applications in Copenhagen, Amsterdam and Portland.
May 30, 2012   SF.Streetsblog