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Walkable Neighborhoods Benefit Property Values

Walkable areas are more prosperous in cities all around the country, a report from Foot Traffic Ahead concludes.

June 27, 2019 - Curbed

Chicago Divvy

Lyft to Help Expand Bike Share Citywide in Chicago

A sponsorship deal from Lyft, which owns the bike share provider Motivate, would expand Divvy bike service to every ward in Chicago.

March 21, 2019 - Streetsblog Chicago

Belden Place

Proposal Would Ban Cars from Sections of Valencia Street in San Francisco

San Francisco active transportation supporters are pushing for a trial of pedestrianized Valencia Street between 16th and 17th streets and 23rd and 24th streets in the Mission District.

October 26, 2018 - Streetsblog SF


Cities Must Manage Parking or Face Pollution and Inequity

Free easily-accessible parking rewards car ownership and pushes up the cost of housing, argue Rebecca Clements and Alan March.

March 4, 2018 - Foreground

Seattle Bikeshare

Bikeshare Still Searching for Profit

In Seattle, where bikes can be rented for as little as $2, rental fees don't cover most of the costs associated with bik share.

February 15, 2018 - KUOW

Bike Lane

Baltimore Bike Backlash

The Roland Park Civic League is trying to get rid of bike lanes on Roland Avenue, arguing that they're dangerous.

January 9, 2018 - CBS


How Cycling Can Help the Disabled Stay Mobile

In the U.K. university town of Cambridge, more than a quarter of disabled commuters travel by bike.

January 4, 2018 - The Guardian

Marvin Braude Bike Path

Getting Active: More Money for California Bike and Pedestrian Trails

Senate Bill 1 (S.B. 1) will provide additional funding for bike and pedestrian projects. The influx of money means many shelved projects will now go forward.

September 15, 2017 - Streetsblog

Chicago Divvy

Ventra-Divvy Integration in the Works, Says Transportation Commissioner

Chicago's cashless transit payment system (Ventra) could pay for Divvy Bike rentals in the city according to city officials.

August 18, 2017 - Chicago Sun Times

Copenhagen Bikes

Looking at Copenhagen with Jealous Eyes

Copenhagen's positive attributes are clear, but how transferable are they?

July 3, 2017 - Common Edge


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