Bike Infrastructure

4 days ago
On March 8, 30-year-old Tess Rothstein of Berkeley was riding a rented Ford GoBike in San Francisco's SoMa district when a car door suddenly opened, forcing her outside the narrow white line of the conventional bike lane into the path of a truck.
San Francisco Examiner
Blog post
6 days ago
Recent news has revealed some cracks in the pavement below the speedy wheels of electric scooter share.
James Brasuell
March 12, 2019, 12pm PDT
Protected bike lanes, a relatively new addition to streets in the United States, are already evolving.
Greater Greater Washington
February 19, 2019, 7am PST
Minneapolis and Seattle bucked national trends by increasing active transportation and use of public transit in recent years.
Streetsblog USA
February 12, 2019, 5am PST
A decade ago it seemed like biking and walking was making a comeback that could change the commuting culture of the United States.
Streetsblog USA
February 8, 2019, 2pm PST
A new study by researchers from Harvard University addresses bike equity, which is a powerful tool for increasing access to transportation and reducing inequality in U.S. cities
The Conversation
Blog post
January 30, 2019, 5am PST

A few milestones stick out from the rest of the scooter news from January 2019.

James Brasuell
January 25, 2019, 9am PST
Robbing Peter to pay Paul.
Greater Greater Washington
January 24, 2019, 11am PST
More than two years into a 10-year plan, the city has installed only a fraction of planned bike lanes.
The Star
January 21, 2019, 11am PST
A new online tool allows cities to measure progress in providing access to alternative forms of transportation.
Fast Company
January 17, 2019, 6am PST
A pilot project of cycle tracks on several streets in Toronto produced almost shockingly positive results for all users of the street. At very little cost, the new bike infrastructure increased total street capacity and improved safety.
Toronto Star
December 16, 2018, 11am PST
A tax on bikes in the state of Oregon, implemented in 2017, generated less tan half of the revenue as was expected.
OPB
December 13, 2018, 12pm PST
County planners envision dozens of new infrastructure projects to improve connectivity and safety on the bikeway network.
Arl Now
December 7, 2018, 11am PST
More scathing satire from The Onion, which continues a long history of dissecting the priorities of society as reflected in the built environment and the public realm.
The Onion
December 5, 2018, 7am PST
Montgomery County, Maryland planners were trying to raise the bar for bicycle infrastructure planning and design in North America.
Greater Greater Washington
November 19, 2018, 9am PST
Portland has approved a plan that clears the way for $36 million in bike and other transportation safety projects in the city's downtown.
The Oregonian
November 14, 2018, 8am PST
The gender gap in walking and biking is deep and wide in Seattle. Here's a call to action.
Crosscut
October 31, 2018, 11am PDT
With a $2.6 million grant already in hand to research the process of planning and developing protected bikes, the city of New Orleans is seeking more funding in the hopes of adding 75 miles of protected bike lanes.
The Times-Picayune
October 5, 2018, 11am PDT
The city of Memphis, Tennessee is in the middle of an understated boom focused on downtown development and adaptive reuse.
Curbed
October 4, 2018, 5am PDT
A proposed law in New York City wants to make sure construction doesn't impede the safe flow of bicycle traffic—the benefit could include better gender representation.
AM New York