How Cycling Can Help the Disabled Stay Mobile

In the U.K. university town of Cambridge, more than a quarter of disabled commuters travel by bike.

January 4, 2018 - The Guardian

Chicago Six-Way

Chicago's Infamous Wicker Park Six-Corner Finally Gets an Update

The intersection, deadly at times, will lose its slip lanes. Bonus features include a bigger crosswalk and bike boxes.

September 16, 2017 - Streetsblog Chicago

Traffic Garden

Seattle Builds Bicycle Traffic Garden

In an effort to normalize biking and teach kids how to bike safely in the city, Seattle's Cascade Bicycle Club has built a small bike park that simulates road conditions.

October 7, 2016 - Bike Portland

Boris Johnson's Last Act in Office: Opening New Cycle Superhighways

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 13, 2016 - Cities of the Future

Bicycle Infrastructure Fail(s)

An op-ed by Mikael Colville-Andersen of Copenhagenize Design Company.

May 6, 2016 - Cities of the Future

Filtering Permeability With Traffic Diverters

Traffic diverters can be designed as a hybrid of permeable greenways and woonerfs to make walking and biking easier, safer, and even more pleasant than driving.

May 11, 2014 - Transitized

The Frankenstein Vehicle That Could Transform Transportation

Part bike, part car, part solar power, part human power - the Elf is a pedal-powered mini-car that just finished a "massively successful" Kickstarter drive and could be coming to a street near you very soon.

January 22, 2013 - Fast Company Co.Exist

Folding Bikes Gain Popularity in Brazil

Maria Fernanda Cavalcanti, a resident of Brazil, writes that folding bicycles "...have been catching the attention of urban cyclists everywhere."

December 14, 2011 -

Redesigning the "Fascist" Park in Front of the White House

The National Capital Planning Commission invites the public to weigh-in on five proposals for improvements to the Ellipse, the large public park between White House and the National Mall.

June 23, 2011 - Fast Company's Co.Design

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