Tracking the Rise of Biking in the U.S.
Since the Covid-19 pandemic began, most U.S. cities saw a sharp rise in the number of trips taken by bike, but a recent plateau indicates a need for better infrastructure to promote continued growth.
California to Invest $750 Million in 16 ’Jobs-Rich’ Areas
California is funding a sweeping package of investments expected to deliver big benefits in housing affordability and greenhouse gas emission reductions.
The ‘Great Bike Infrastructure Project’
A new mapping project envisions a coordinated national push for bikeways.
Opinion: Secure Bike Parking Benefits Cities
The conversation around bike infrastructure isn’t complete without addressing one major issue: where can we park?
Feared Traffic Increase From New Bike Lanes Failed to Materialize
Data from a much-criticized bike lane project in Montgomery County shows no noticeable decrease in vehicle capacity and a sharp decrease in bike fatalities.
Bike Cleveland Recommends Avoiding New Bike Lane, Citing Safety Concerns
A new bike lane is drawing criticism for putting cyclists at risk.
What's Incomplete About Complete Streets?
Although hundreds of states and local governments have adopted Complete Streets policies, American streets keep getting more dangerous for walkers and cyclists. What's missing from Complete Streets policies?
Report: Minneapolis, Davis Among ‘Best Places to Bike’
An annual report from PeopleForBikes assesses the quality and safety of bike infrastructure in close to 1,500 U.S. cities.
‘Kidical Mass:’ The Bike Bus Movement Comes to America
Parents and students around the country are organizing into ‘bike buses’ to keep children safe while biking to and from school.
Provincetown Proposes New Car-Free Trail
An underused highway could become a pedestrian and bike trail connecting the Cape Cod town to its beaches.
New Greenway Segment Opens in Detroit
Another part of the 27.5-mile Joe Louis Greenway made its debut in Corktown.
The Best New Complete Streets Policies, Ranked
After a pandemic hiatus, Smart Growth America has resumed creating an annual list of cities that are making the strongest commitments to improving street safety and making roads accessible and comfortable for everyone.
Queensboro Bridge Bike Lane Delayed Again
A project that would give pedestrians their own dedicated path on the crowded bridge has been pushed back to at least the summer of 2024.
FHA Issues New Pedestrian, Bike, Micromobility Guidance
The updated federal guidelines incorporate new policies created in the 2021 infrastructure law.
Essay: How Poor Pedestrian Planning Harms Families
A lack of safe bike and pedestrian infrastructure can drive young families away from places that don’t accommodate car-free residents.
Seattle Area to Get Three New Pedestrian Bridges
Three major connection projects are slated to open in the next year, bringing a comprehensive regional bikeway network one step closer to reality.
Columbus Launches E-Bike Rebate Program
The Ohio capital will offer rebates for residents purchasing e-bikes as part of its goals to reduce carbon emissions and encourage active transportation.
Sioux Falls To Update Bike and Pedestrian Plans
The South Dakota city wants to encourage more biking and develop a comprehensive bike trail network.
Chicago Bike Share Expands Citywide
Divvy is now available in all 50 wards, with more stations and bikes planned for the system in the next two years.
New York Bike Census: More Bike Lanes, Please
Cyclists across the state resoundingly called for more safe bike infrastructure and trails, citing a lack of bike lanes as a top reason for not riding more.
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National Capital Planning Commission
This six-course series explores essential urban design concepts using open source software and equips planners with the tools they need to participate fully in the urban design process.