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.
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.
Bike Commuting Down: American Community Survey Data
Bike commuters are increasing in some cities, but overall, fewer Americans are biking to work.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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).
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.
Breaking Down D.C.'s Bike Commuter Map
A map of bike commuters also maps the political conflicts in a changing Washington, D.C.
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