Bicycling

What's your elevator pitch on why placemaking matters? Here's a couple rounded up by Hazel Borys, and some numbers that help refine their message.
18 hours ago   PlaceShakers
Cyclists who disobey traffic laws are the No. 1 police complaint among residents of Manhattan's Upper East Side. Could the built environment be the real culprit?
Sep 20, 2010   New Urban Network
AltTransport takes a look at the biggest skirmishes in the world of transportation and sustainability that took place over the past calendar year.
Sep 15, 2010   AltTransport
Cycling activists in Vancouver are trying to tout the economic benefits of bike lanes to help build the case for a proposed separated bike lane.
Sep 4, 2010   Straight.com
<em>This Big City</em> takes a ride on one of London's new bicycle Superhighways, and finds some room for improvement.
Aug 31, 2010   This Big City
Studies show that traffic-calming measures and bike lanes increase the number of cyclists on the street and decrease the risk of collisions.
Aug 11, 2010   Montreal Gazette
Can planners effectively use on-line meeting technology to host public participation workshops? Opinion
Aug 6, 2010   By Ken Bernstein
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.
Aug 6, 2010   The Independent UK
Fast Company reports on a branding company that is working to get biking out of the "hipster ghetto" and into the mainstream.
Jul 9, 2010   Fast Company
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.
Jun 30, 2010   Good
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.
Apr 30, 2010   Capital Public Radio