Portland is known today as one of the nation's top bicycling cities, but it wasn't always thus. Mia Birk, the city's bicycle coordinator in the early 90s, explains how the city changed course to create an enviable bicycle infrastructure. Exclusive
Feb 28, 2011 By
Accompanying a bike commuter on his 50-mile ride to work, this article from <em>Outside</em> looks at the state of bicycle transportation today.
Feb 18, 2011 Outside
Sharrows are a great way to give cyclists access to the full traffic lane without designating a bike lane, but as this case in San Francisco illustrates, not all applications are good ones. The presence of a bus-only lane created the problem.
Jan 31, 2011 The Bay Citizen
I spent the last two weeks of December in Atlanta, living (mostly) with my parents. My life in Atlanta is much more car-dependent than my life in Jacksonville; in the latter city, I live a block from a bus stop, while in Atlanta, I live at least a mile from the nearest bus stop (and more importantly, near no sidewalks to take me to said bus stop). So naturally, I drove everywhere in Atlanta.
And while driving, I noticed a couple of unusual things. First, I noticed that unlike in my Jacksonville neighborhood, bicyclists actually tried to ride on the street rather than on sidewalks.* Seco Opinion
Jan 5, 2011 By
A new study by the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison found that bicycling contributes $1.5 billion to Wisconsin's economy every year.
Jan 3, 2011 Bicycling Federation of Wisconsin
Jay Walljasper writing in Yes! Magazine, reports on all the innovations that make Portland the premier cycling city in the U.S.
Dec 1, 2010 Yes! Magazine
NPR reports on the impressive growth - a tripling, even - of bicycling in the United States, with a particular focus on commuting.
Nov 29, 2010 NPR
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
<em>WNYC</em> talks with New York City Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan about the city's planned bicycle sharing system about how it will work and who it's intended to serve.
Nov 26, 2010 Transportation Nation
Even as New York has pushed forward with 250 miles of new bike lanes, the city is actually removing one 2.35 mile stretch after complaints from motorists.
Nov 23, 2010 The New York Times