The Portland Bureau of Transportation continues its work of drafting transportation plans targeted to specific geographic corners of the city,
Cycling advocates and environmental groups want to accelerate the expansion of bike infrastructure and fill crucial gaps in the city's bikeway network.
Several new bike projects in the Atlanta area are slated to begin construction this year.
New research ties pop up bike lanes implemented in Europe during the pandemic to increased levels of biking.
The New York Times
As local councils debate making permanent changes implemented last year, can pedestrian and cycling advocates hold on to their victories?
The Urbanist's editorial board calls for an end to highway widening and an increased focus on walking, biking, and transit.
The new guidelines call for pedestrian and bike infrastructure as part of the design of new state-run projects.
Robust investment in the region's public transportation network can ensure a more equitable and sustainable path forward.
Greater Greater Washington
After 11 years, the federal transportation manual is getting an update to reflect the rise of autonomous vehicles, shared mobility, and modernized pedestrian infrastructure.
Despite Houston's reputation for sprawl, the city has made impressive efforts to build out its bike infrastructure.
Rice Kinder Institute for Urban Research
Arterial roads and poorly designed intersections pose significant threats to cyclist and pedestrian safety.
The Congressional Bike Caucus has reintroduced the Bikeshare Transit Act.
The de Blasio administration is offering a parting gift to the city's cyclists.
The New York Times
The Atlanta suburb is taking advantage of a state project on SR-400 to add bike and pedestrian infrastructure to three area bridges.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Minor pedestrian-oriented improvements alone won't improve walkability if infrastructure still prioritizes fast-moving vehicles, according to this article.
A new survey reveals broad support for a less car-centric approach to capital investment in the city of New York.
Anticipating the opening of two new stations in 2024, the Seattle Department of Transportation released a study prioritizing bike infrastructure in the surrounding areas.
Seattle Bike Blog
Protected bike lanes, like the one Pasadena is installing on Union Street, increase safety for all road users and reduce the likelihood of fatal crashes.
Slow streets programs provided a quick short-term solution and paved the way for some permanent street closures and realignments. Now, these programs are getting a second look as community groups react to the changes.
Despite the stated goals of state and federal agencies to encourage active modes of transportation, there's still a long way to go to make sure that all cities and communities have safe, convenient sidewalks and bike lanes.
National Academies of Sciences Engineering and Medicine