August 31, 2019, 9am PDT
Through the lens of Phoenix, a look back at bicycles in 1893, scooters in 2019, and how the similarities of both betray a bigger issue: The dangerous design of city streets, which favor cars, create conflict, and have long put people at risk.
February 1, 2018, 11am PST
Ride-hailing service Uber is piloting a new venture in San Francisco alongside dockless bike-sharing startup Jump.
December 10, 2016, 9am PST
In an effort to help solve the ever-evolving demands of urban logistics, UPS asks 'what can Brown deliver to you, on a fixie?'
May 13, 2016, 6am PDT
Last Friday, before leaving his office as Mayor of London, Boris Johnson opened London’s new "Crossrail" Cycle Superhighways, as the new Mayor Sadiq Khan was declared that evening.
May 6, 2016, 9am PDT
An op-ed by Mikael Colville-Andersen of Copenhagenize Design Company.
February 26, 2016, 11am PST
San Diego's Draft Downtown Mobility Plan is laudable but consists of basic generalities and vanilla concepts, ignoring how an urban environment functions, writes Jimmy Parker, former president of the city's most urban business district.
February 15, 2016, 11am PST
San Diego's downtown, dominated by 3-lane one-way streets engineered to maximize car velocity and traffic flow, may be getting redesigned to make it hospitable for bicyclists and pedestrians.
February 11, 2016, 5am PST
Philosopher Ivan Illich believed that the bicycle could connect users back to the pace of community-oriented life, that the right of free movement does not lapse just because cities have strapped themselves into ideological seat belts.
March 20, 2015, 7am PDT
By virtue of super small blocks, San Diego's downtown has more space dedicated to cars than most cities. That's about to change. San Diego urban design activist Bill Keller explains how they’ll do it.
December 11, 2014, 11am PST
When you have a small electric motor, a battery, and a throttle on your bicycle, it becomes very difficult to make any more excuses. Here's why...
December 19, 2013, 11am PST
Developed by researchers at MIT in consultation with representatives from the Danish capital, the Copenhagen Wheel is a new technology that transforms your bike into a "smart electric-hybrid".
September 5, 2013, 1pm PDT
In order to differentiate themselves from other universities, some are offering perks to students, such as bike share programs or free bikes in exchange for not driving.
May 23, 2013, 9am PDT
Using bicycle racks as partitions in lieu of fences, called "bike breaks", in heavily trafficked areas accomplishes two goals at once and fends off the design wonks.
November 29, 2012, 10am PST
Yesterday, Rep. Bill Shuster (R-PA) was named the new head of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, replacing former chair John Mica. With MAP-21 expiring in less than two years, what can rail and bike/ped advocates expect?
May 3, 2012, 12pm PDT
Included in the 2005 federal transportation bill was $100 million for four regions to invest in bike and pedestrian infrastructure to determine, essentially, if they build it, will they bike and ride more and drive less. The final results are in.
April 9, 2012, 1pm PDT
Debra Bruno laments the "de-bikification" of Beijing and profiles the efforts of one NGO to stem the tide.
January 2, 2012, 11am PST
Emissions would be reduced 25% if Europeans adopted the Danish cycling habit, a new study reports. The ECF warns politicians it would be a mistake to invest heavily in technological solutions like electric cars.
November 9, 2011, 2pm PST
In Jakarta, efforts to becoming a more livable city inspired the construction of a designated bicycle lane. The 1.5 km bike lane stretches from Ayodia Park To Blok M, but due to lack in law enforcement, bikes aren't the only ones using these lanes.
May 11, 2011, 7am PDT
A new report from The Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia shows that Philadelphia's bicycle mode share is more than double that of Chicago's (the big city with the second-greatest share).