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Bike Infrastructure

October 20, 2020, 10am PDT
So many highly anticipated bike facilities finally deliver only to fall short of real game changing status. Seattle provides the latest example of the phenomenon in the wild.
The Urbanist
October 14, 2020, 9am PDT
California's third most populous city has a new plan to add hundreds of miles of protected bike lanes.
San José Spotlight
October 12, 2020, 11am PDT
A nationwide network of bike and pedestrian trails could give drivers new options for planning their next cross-country adventure.
Fast Company
September 18, 2020, 5am PDT
Cycling has never felt more relevant or encouraged in the UK. Since May, the London Councils have upgraded 60 km of bike lanes in the capital city, added 20,000 square metres of extra pavement space, and installed 1,500+ additional cycle parking.
Cities of the Future
September 17, 2020, 9am PDT
BikePortland publisher and editor-in-chief Jonathan Maus took a ride along two new neighborhood greenways to report on successes and opportunities for continued improvement.
BikePortland
September 1, 2020, 10am PDT
The regional transit agency for Portland, Oregon is working on a development plan that would drastically multiple the planning considerations at a local transit station.
Bike Portland
August 20, 2020, 7am PDT
A happy accident, Madrid may have stumbled onto a bike infrastructure program with great results. Only time will tell if "slow" lanes yield long-term positive results.
Streetsblog USA
August 13, 2020, 11am PDT
Colombia's capital city, the birthplace of the Ciclovía, is devoting public space to bikes during lockdown. To reduce traffic, the city plans to allocate even more public space to bike infrastructure and sustainable mobility moving forward.
Bloomberg CityLab
July 15, 2020, 5am PDT
London announced another sweeping round of changes to its transportation priority, further cementing the future of active transportation both during and after the pandemic.
Forbes
July 12, 2020, 5am PDT
Could the pandemic be a tipping point for a century of car-centric planning in New York City's to give way to a more bike-friendly city?
The New York Times
June 18, 2020, 6am PDT
The Regional Plan Association is calling on New York City to implement an ambitious plan to transform the city into a world class city for biking—for the benefit of the public health and economic realities of the pandemic and beyond.
Regional Plan Association
June 17, 2020, 5am PDT
People in cities all over the world are choosing the bike as their preferred mode of transportation as the coronavirus shakes up work and travel patterns. Residents of the largest city in Canada are no exception.
The Star
June 11, 2020, 10am PDT
This university town of 47,000 on the Central Coast of California has also been called by National Geographic the "Happiest Place in America." Is there a relationship between biking and happiness?
Smart Cities Dive
June 1, 2020, 6am PDT
The Toronto City Council approved a quick expansion of bike lanes around the city to provide an alternative to public transit during and after the pandemic.
The Star
May 22, 2020, 6am PDT
North America has experienced a 5% jump in rates of cycling since the U.S. started staying home. As electric bikes enjoy impressive sales increases, cities around the world consider making the shift permanent by planning bike-friendly infrastructure.
The Verge
March 23, 2020, 8am PDT
Bogotá, Colombia is preparing for the coronavirus pandemic by making space for people on bikes in the public realm, calling bikes a hygienic option for mobility.
SmartCitiesWorld
March 22, 2020, 9am PDT
Pittsburgh is expected to release its Bike(+) Plan later this year.
Next City
March 11, 2020, 5am PDT
De Blauwe Loper, the Blue Carpet in English, will redefine bike infrastructure ambition.
The Architect's Newspaper
February 16, 2020, 11am PST
Dockless bikes offer the unexpected and help users navigate and understand the urban environment in new and different ways.
Next City
February 4, 2020, 6am PST
Decatur, Georgia planned big for bike infrastructure, and now car commuters are saying traffic is more congested than ever.
Atlanta Journal Constitution