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Minneapolis Bike Lanes

Even With Higher Cycling Rates in the Twin Cities, Gender Gap Persists

Twice as many men as women commute by bike in Minneapolis-St. Paul, and the likely reasons are varied.

June 17, 2019 - MinnPost

Bike Commute

Congressional Bill Would Offer a Bigger Tax Break for People Who Bike to Work

A bi-partisan bill till early in the federal legislative process would expand a very small tax incentive for people who ride a bike to work.

April 8, 2019 - Fast Company


Bike Commuting Down: American Community Survey Data

Bike commuters are increasing in some cities, but overall, fewer Americans are biking to work.

January 11, 2019 - USA Today

Broadway Bike Lane

Bike Commutes at a Ten-Year Low in Seattle

Commute trips by bike are flat in Seattle, despite investments in high quality infrastructure. The city will have to do more for bikes to cut into the overall share of commute trips in the city of Seattle.

October 2, 2018 - The Seattle Times

Bike Commuter

Senate GOP Tax Cutters Target Bike Commuter Tax Benefit

To help pay for their massive tax cut bill, Senate Republicans have proposed elimination of a small tax benefit that can save bike commuters $240 annually. Unlike the House tax bill, they don't touch parking and transit benefits.

November 27, 2017 - Bicycling

Prospect Park Bike Lane

Safety Should Be Just Half the Goal of Vision Zero

A Streetsblog NYC article argues that New York misses an opportunity to make itself more vibrant and accessible by focusing only on safety and not also on active transit infrastructure.

June 9, 2017 - StreetsBlog NYC

Bike Commute

What Kind Of Commute Makes People Happy?

The conventional planning wisdom seems to be that long drives are less beneficial to well-being than a short walk. But what about other commuting options?

September 7, 2016 - Michael Lewyn

Buffalo Bayou Park

Final Advice for the Houston Bike Plan as it Nears the Finish Line

Bike advocates are hoping that the Houston Bike Plan can achieve full council approval in July. The Houston Chronicle hopes the bike plan will be for everyone (not just hipsters).

July 2, 2016 - Houston Chronicle

Bikes Could Be More Common Than Cars in London by 2019

A new report from Transport for London details the drastic growth of bike travel in one of the world's most famous and powerful cities.

March 29, 2016 -

Breaking Down D.C.'s Bike Commuter Map

A map of bike commuters also maps the political conflicts in a changing Washington, D.C.

February 10, 2016 - Greater Greater Washington

Can Washington D.C. Keep Rolling on Bike Infrastructure?

Bike advocates are concerned that after a "banner year" for bike infrastructure in the nation’s capital, the momentum for bike infrastructure is waning rather than building. How much do these kinds of missed opportunities cost?

March 22, 2015 - WAMU

Kids on bikes

What Will it Take to Make People More Comfortable With Biking?

A new national survey gathers evidence about what it would take to convert larger numbers of people to the bike lifestyle.

March 15, 2015 - Streetsblog USA

Atlanta Announces Bikeshare Plans; Targets 2016 to Double Bike Commuters

The contract is signed, after years of planning, Bikeshare is coming to Atlanta as part of an ambitious goal to double the number of bike commuters in the city by 2016.

March 4, 2015 - Atlanta Creative Loafing

2014 Declared the 'Year of the Bike Commuter'

"From cycletracks to helmet laws, 2014 has been a big year for bikes," according to Next City before looking back at what made 2014 such a big year for bikers.

December 31, 2014 - Next City

New York Bike Lane

How Bikes are Changing the Map of New York City

For New York City's bikers, new bicycle infrastructure has shortened distances between transit stops and raised the value of rentals in out of the way corners of the city.

May 28, 2014 - New York Times

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