August 26, 2019, 6am PDT
The initiative focuses on safety, but fatalities are up and ridership growth is down in New York City. How is Vision Zero missing the mark?
October 9, 2018, 6am PDT
Is it more dangerous to break the law as a cyclist or as a driver?
September 16, 2018, 7am PDT
Most cyclists would rather ride apart from vehicle traffic, but that preference is especially pronounced among women.
August 23, 2018, 8am PDT
A new dockless expansion will grow the city’s bikeshare network but without the disorder that has plagued ventures in other cities.
April 13, 2018, 10am PDT
Bike safety could become part of the second-grade curriculum districtwide.
December 5, 2017, 2pm PST
Researchers at Columbia University are investigating pollution intake among cyclists to determine if cycling really is a healthy way to commute.
September 23, 2017, 5am PDT
The bicycle community in San Diego came up with a win-win-win: an innovative bike center in an abandoned building on a closed military base next to downtown and a major biking route. Then came the real world of unreal bureaucratic concerns.
September 12, 2017, 2pm PDT
A study examines whether and why bicyclists break traffic laws to shed light on how rational those laws really are.
August 9, 2017, 6am PDT
Advocates say the mandatory bike helmet proposal is a step in the wrong direction for traffic safety.
February 10, 2017, 6am PST
Last year, Zagreb, Croatia boasted the largest number of participants in International Winter Bike to Work Day. This year it's hoping to defend its title.
September 22, 2016, 10am PDT
Decades in the making, Boise's 26-mile Greenbelt now spans the length of the city following completion of the last remaining one-mile segment.
August 2, 2016, 5am PDT
A new FHWA report, "Pursuing Equity in Pedestrian and Bicycle Planning" identifies practical ways to achieve social equity by better responding to the active travel needs of currently underserved populations.
Pursuing Equity in Pedestrian and Bicycle Planning
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.
March 29, 2016, 12pm PDT
All Planetizen readers should read the full 200-page Bicycling and Walking in the United States: 2016 Benchmarking Report. If you haven't taken the time yet, Hazel Borys shares some of the best bits.
March 1, 2016, 6am PST
A response to recent research that cast doubt on the effectiveness of sharrows.
December 4, 2015, 11am PST
Writing in The Guardian's Bike Blog, Peter Walker has an important message for the 40,000 delegates from 195 nations gathered in Paris for the COP21 talks: Don't discount the carbon-reducing, planet-saving potential of the bicycle.
October 31, 2015, 1pm PDT
Swatting down untruths and misinformation by bike lane opponents in St. Paul doesn't require a PhD, but it helps.
October 27, 2015, 2pm PDT
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 11, 2015, 7am PDT
Analysis of Census data shows that, while still small in number, more Americans are taking to two-wheels as part of their daily commute.