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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

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

Capital Bikeshare

How Montgomery County Will Implement its Ambitious Bicycle Master Plan

Montgomery County, Maryland planners were trying to raise the bar for bicycle infrastructure planning and design in North America.

December 5, 2018 - Greater Greater Washington

Montgomery County, Maryland Rolling Out a Bike Master Plan Update

Just to the north of Washington D.C., Montgomery County will soon begin an update to its Bicycle Master Plan in the hopes of taking advantage of the evolving world of alternative transportation.

May 22, 2015 - Around the Corners

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Phoenix Approves Complete Streets Ordinance

Phoenix's new complete streets ordinance, approved on an 8-1 vote, is a first step toward changing the city's reputation for car-centric planning.

July 6, 2014 - AZ Central

Seattle Adopts New Bicycle Master Plan

Resolution 31515, which officially approved the Bicycle Master Plan, is called a “transformational new way of thinking about bicycle projects within Seattle.” Time, and funding, will tell if the plan lives up to its promise.

April 18, 2014 - The Seattle Times

Implementation of L.A.'s New City-Wide Bike Plan Hits a Rough Patch of Road

Writing in The Atlantic Cities, Nate Berg looks at why the discouraging results of one pilot project has implementation of L.A.'s heralded new bicycle master plan off to an inauspicious start.

December 14, 2011 - The Atlantic Cities

Seattle May Revise Bike Plan, Already

Mike Linbom cites the popularity of greenways for why the city is considering spending $100,000 more than the original plan's cost to update it, after just four years.

November 3, 2011 - The Seattle Times

South Pasadena Implements Bike Master Plan This Month

The plan covers 24 miles of bikeways, and is estimated to got nearly $6 million over the course of 20 years. Adolfo Flores reports.

October 8, 2011 - Los Angeles Times

The Most Bicycle-Friendly Cities

The League of American Bicyclists has released their Spring 2009 list of the most bicycle-friendly cities in the U.S. Davis, CA is one of only three cities given Platinum status, along with Portland, OR and Boulder, CO.

May 8, 2009 - League of American Biycyclists

Anchorage Needs to Heed New Bike Plan

Anchorage, Alaska recently completed a citywide bicycle master plan. Despite the costs of the projects in the plan, this oped argues it's exactly the blueprint the city needs to put into action.

May 4, 2009 - Anchorage Daily News

Fighting Bike Lanes and Emissions in San Francisco

One vocal San Francisco man has halted progress on the city's expansive bicycle master plan, claiming that the more space allotted to bicycles, the more traffic congestion -- and greenhouse gas emissions -- there will be.

August 22, 2008 - The Wall Street Journal

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