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Neighborhood opposition overwhelmed a plan to reduce the number of vehicles lanes on North Central Avenue to make space for a new bike lane, despite evidence of the benefits of the proposed street reconfiguration.
Phoenix New Times
June 14, 2021, 9am PDT
The Ada County Highway District has announced a new program to separate bike lanes from vehicle lanes on arterial roadways in Boise and other cities around the county.
Boise Dev
June 14, 2021, 7am PDT
Overdue and over budget, infrastructure for pedestrian and people on bikes is finally available on the Margaret McDermott Bridge in Dallas.
WFAA
May 9, 2021, 7am PDT
The city of Orlando is partnering with the Miles app.
Orlando Weekly
March 1, 2021, 12pm PST
A new report examines how governments can encourage citizens to use alternatives to private cars in order to reduce car dependency.
International Transport Forum
Blog post
February 22, 2021, 7am PST
With a little help and encouragement, active and micro modes, including walking, bicycling, scooters, e-bikes, and their variants, can provide huge benefits.
Todd Litman
February 14, 2021, 7am PST
Despite Houston's reputation for sprawl, the city has made impressive efforts to build out its bike infrastructure.
Rice Kinder Institute for Urban Research
January 27, 2021, 5am PST
A new survey reveals broad support for a less car-centric approach to capital investment in the city of New York.
Gothamist
January 7, 2021, 9am PST
The North American Bikeshare Association released the first-ever state of the industry report for active forms of micromobility—i.e., bike share and electric scooter rental companies.
Smart Cities Dive
October 12, 2020, 11am PDT
A nationwide network of bike and pedestrian trails could give drivers new options for planning their next cross-country adventure.
Fast Company
August 6, 2020, 7am PDT
The city of Houston is embarking on an ambitious plan to reshape how new development in the city prioritizes walkability, and deprioritizes the automobile.
Houston Chronicle
Feature
August 5, 2020, 12pm PDT
An interview with Kurt Kaminer, founder of the Bike Share Museum in Miami.
Mark Tirpak
July 24, 2020, 5am PDT
Bike share data from six U.S. cities offer insight into how Americans have changed travel patterns during the pandemic.
Citymetric
June 29, 2020, 7am PDT
As economies begin to reopen around the world, some cities are taking action to prevent widespread gridlock.
The New York Times
June 25, 2020, 6am PDT
Introducing the proposed Queens Ribbon Bridge, a $100 million idea to connect Manhattan to Long Island City in Queens, by way of Roosevelt Island.
The New York Times
June 22, 2020, 6am PDT
City officials in New York are discussing the possibility of converting a car traffic lane on the Brooklyn Bridge for use by people on bikes.
Brooklyn Paper
April 23, 2020, 9am PDT
Shared bike companies in China report that many residents in Wuhan have been relying on bikes for transportation in the immediate aftermath of a 76-day lockdown.
China Daily
April 12, 2020, 11am PDT
Suddenly, cars aren't the first priority on 10 percent of the roadway in Oakland, California.
KRON
February 3, 2020, 8am PST
Four predictions for the future of the conspicuous, controversial dockless scooter rental industry.
CityLab
January 23, 2020, 12pm PST
All these newfangled devices and no universal nomenclature.
The City Fix