August 6, 2010, 8am PDT
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.
July 9, 2010, 11am PDT
Fast Company reports on a branding company that is working to get biking out of the "hipster ghetto" and into the mainstream.
June 30, 2010, 9am PDT
This infographic from <em>GOOD</em> shows how walking and cycling have grown in America -- and how federal funding for bike and pedestrian projects have steadily increased.
April 30, 2010, 8am PDT
Downtown Sacramento's 'K' St. has been one of the city's most notable economic failures. Banning cars while providing the light rail an undisturbed path never fulfilled the hopes that urban planners had for the pedestrian mall. Now cars will return.
April 29, 2010, 5am PDT
New research shows that recent immigrants are twice as likely to ride bicycles as other Americans. Though the health impact is beneficial, the ridership is less likely to continue in the second generation.
March 29, 2010, 11am PDT
The City of Pittsburgh recently approved a new ordinance requiring bike parking in new developments. Cyclists say the move is a ceremonial acceptance of bicycles as a form of transportation in the city.
March 28, 2010, 5am PDT
Sam Staley of the Reason Foundation argues that Ray LaHood's recent statement that bikes and pedestrians will be considered on the same level as cars doesn't mesh with the facts.
March 19, 2010, 7am PDT
It's yet another anecdotal reason for cyclists to bike well clear of the 'door zone' - and engineers and planners to ensure that cyclists have room to do so. Megan Charlop's bicycle ricocheted off a car door directly into the path of a city bus.
March 16, 2010, 12pm PDT
That's what Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood wrote in his blog after attending the League of Bicyclist's 10th Anniversary Summit, March 9-11 in D.C. And he means it - as reflected in the DOT's Policy Statement on bike and ped accommodations.
League of American Bicyclists
March 10, 2010, 12pm PST
The latest addition to Google Maps is a bicycle service, helping cyclists plan routes, find bike trails, and avoid hills.
March 5, 2010, 1pm PST
After the success of the protected bike lane, or "cycletrack" on 15th Street NW, the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) has begun discussing plans for four additional protected lanes around Northwest DC.
February 1, 2010, 5am PST
A new report from the Alliance for Biking & Walking takes a state-by-state look at the cycling and walking community, safety statistics, and investment figures.
December 21, 2009, 9am PST
An event featuring David Byrne ("Bicycle Diaries) in DC brings out hundreds to hear how to take back public streets from the domination of the auto, and green federal transportation policy as well.
December 16, 2009, 1pm PST
Figures from a new report indicate that cycling is on the decline in Portland, widely considered America's top biking city.
December 9, 2009, 9am PST
For a myriad of personal and professional reasons I moved to New York City this fall. Part of the reason I uprooted myself from the pastel, sun soaked streets of Miami Beach to the chaos of New York is because Gotham has made such incredible strides in becoming one of America's most bicycle-friendly cities.
December 4, 2009, 6am PST
This report from NPR's All Things Considered examines some of the dangers of cycling in Los Angeles, with special attention given to the case of the doctor who nearly killed two cyclists.
December 2, 2009, 9am PST
A new project in the UK aimed at getting girls on bikes has yielded liberating results.
December 2, 2009, 6am PST
Calling it redundant, NYC's DOT has chosen to sandblast 14 blocks of a Bedford Avenue bike lane away.
Streetsblog New York City
November 19, 2009, 11am PST
In this op-ed, Verlyn Klinkenborg posits that cycling, at least on the Stanford campus, is more about asserting one's identity than anything else.
November 5, 2009, 8am PST
A group of cyclists in Los Angeles is hoping to move forward in talks with the city to establish car-free days, based on the ciclovia street closures originated in Colombia.