NYC Bike Advocates Call for More Secure Bike Parking
While the city waits to evaluate data, advocates argue that recent demonstration projects have already proven the popularity of secure bike parking.
Why Counting Bikes Matters
While many American cities rely on vehicle counts to make transportation planning decisions, most haven’t prioritized counting bikes, leading to underinvestment in bike infrastructure.
How Sharrows Became Cycling’s Most Hated Symbol
Originally designed as a low-cost way to encourage safer road sharing between bikes and cars, the sharrow has become a symbol of the lack of commitment to protected bike infrastructure in many cities.
After Repealing Complete Streets, Wisconsin Falls to 29th Most Bike-Friendly State
Despite a rise in bicycling by residents, Wisconsin has dedicated disappointingly low amounts of funding and resources to bike infrastructure.
L.A.’s 6th Street Bridge Bike Lane Disappoints
Bike and pedestrian infrastructure on the much-anticipated new bridge leaves much to be desired, according to advocates.
Work Begins To Improve Brooklyn Bridge Bike Lane
The city plans to make conditions safer for bikes and pedestrians on and around the Brooklyn Bridge bike lane, which opened to much fanfare—and some disappointment—last year.
Caltrans Releases Complete Streets Action Plan
The agency’s detailed list of actions highlights the many changes needed to truly implement Complete Streets principles into California road construction and maintenance.
Touring One of the U.S.’s Best Biking Cities: Minneapolis
The latest Streetfilms release offers an in-person, on-bike tour of Minneapolis.
Chicago Ordinance Would Require Complete Streets Upgrades
A proposed ordinance would require the city to upgrade pedestrian, bike, and transit infrastructure whenever a road is repaved.
The Business Case for Multimodal Transportation Planning
Travel demands are changing and so should planning. There are good reasons for communities to spend less on automobile facilities and more on walking, bicycling, and public transit. Let’s examine why.
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