Bicycle Infrastructure

Rochester, Minnesota aerial view

Rochester to Update Bicycle Master Plan with More Multimodal Infrastructure

The new active transportation plan will amend the existing bicycle master plan to include additional safety improvements for pedestrians and other multimodal road users.

October 18, 2022 - Post-Bulletin

Child Bikes

How To Get Federal Infrastructure Funding for Bike Projects

How bicycling advocates can strengthen existing partnerships and make strategic alliances that will benefit cyclists, pedestrians, and other vulnerable road users.

March 15, 2022 - Cycling Utah

Bike Path

New Bikeways Coming to Atlanta This Year

Several new bike projects in the Atlanta area are slated to begin construction this year.

April 7, 2021 - Atlanta Magazine

Broadway Bike Lane

The Uncertain Future of Seattle's Bicycle Master Plan

By prioritizing a multi-modal approach and preserving existing vehicle space, the Seattle Department of Transportation risks abandoning the goals of its bicycle master plan.

January 4, 2021 - Seattle Bike Blog

Polk Street Bikes

Quick Build Initiative Transforming the Streets of San Francisco

Street improvements to benefit cyclists and pedestrians have been moving rapidly in San Francisco since the June approval of the Vision Zero quick-build initiative, a two-year plan to expedite safety project on high-injury corridors.

September 26, 2019 - San Francisco Chronicle

A bride and groom riding on citi bikes in New York

Bikelash Strikes Again in New York City

New York City, which earlier this decade ago experienced wild controversy surrounding the addition of bike lanes and bikeshare to city streets, is once again faced with a battle of drivers versus bike lanes.

August 19, 2019 - The New York Times

Copenhagen Bikes

Copenhagen Update: On-Street Auto Parking Replaced by Bike Parking

Copenhagen may have already met its bicycling goal of 50 percent of modal share for commuting, but it needs to improve the share for all trips. With less funding available, the city is pursuing low cost strategies, such as auto parking removal.

June 3, 2019 - Forbes

Two New Bike Lanes Coming to St. Paul

A key north-south connection is coming to the St. Paul bicycle lane network.

August 20, 2018 - Pioneer Press

Bikeshare

Bikeshare Coming to Florida Suburbs

Zagster partners with the Florida Department of Transportation for suburban bike share.

March 3, 2018 - Modern Cities

Indego

Checking in on Philadelphia's Promised Protected Bike Lanes

Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kinney is discovering on the job that planning is much easier than delivering when it comes to protected bike lanes—as is the case in many cities around the country.

September 29, 2017 - PlanPhilly

Florida Bikeshare

The Present And Future State Of Bike Share Systems In Florida

A quick run down of Florida's existing bike share programs and a look at what's coming in 2017.

June 6, 2017 - Modern Cities

Los Angeles Protected Bike Lane

First Bicycle Traffic Signals Come to Los Angeles

The traffic signals are part of the Los Angeles Street 'full-featured' protected bike lane that also includes transit stop islands and two-stage turn queue boxes. Ribbon-cutting for the cycle track, the third in the city, was held Thursday.

June 17, 2016 - Streetsblog LA

Bike Count

Bike Advocates Hone Data Tools

NextCity surveys a variety of new data-collecting technologies meant to clarify the impacts of bike and pedestrian infrastructure projects.

June 9, 2016 - Next City

Cambridge Bike Lane

Researchers Develop 7 Metrics to Evaluate Bike And Pedestrian Projects

New research lays the groundwork for a universal standard by which to measure effectiveness of bike and pedestrian infrastructure projects.

June 2, 2016 - Next City

Beijing Bike

What a 'Bicycle Stress Map' Reveals About the Streets of Montgomery County

A new map quantifies the stress levels for bike riders on the streets of Montgomery County, Maryland.

May 19, 2016 - CityLab

New York City Mayor Overrides Community Board on 'Boulevard of Death' Bike Lane

After the local community board removed a protected bike lane from its plans for the redesign of Queens Boulevard, Mayor Bill de Blasio restored it, under the premise of saving lives.

May 15, 2016 - New York Daily News

Copenhagen

Compromise and an Engaged Public: Lessons From Copenhagen

Copenhagen is often cited as the world’s most livable city—a city characterized by bicycles and shared open spaces. But the road to get there has required compromise among politicians and an active and engaged community.

February 22, 2016 - Next City

Fund Clean Energy - Stop HRL Coal Fired power station - withdraw federal grant

Report: Cutting Urban Emissions Could Save $17 Trillion

Research from the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate recommends an emissions reduction program that might pay off big in the long term. Inter-city exchange and transit planning are key strategies.

November 10, 2015 - Urban Land Magazine

Trick Biker

Why Do People Hate Cyclists?

At the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning conference, several researchers shared their work examining why people hate bicyclists and what can be done about that animosity.

October 27, 2015 - Jennifer Evans-Cowley

Prospect Park Bike Lane

More Bicycle Infrastructure Equals More Riders

Analysis of Census data shows that, while still small in number, more Americans are taking to two-wheels as part of their daily commute.

October 11, 2015 - CityLab

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