Bike Infrastructure

4 days ago
Latino and black communities are more likely to cite racial profiling or crime as a deterrent to cycling, according to a recent study.
Streetsblog USA
August 11, 2017, 12pm PDT
Welcome to Velotopia.
The Guardian
August 9, 2017, 6am PDT
Advocates say the mandatory bike helmet proposal is a step in the wrong direction for traffic safety.
Gothamist
August 8, 2017, 11am PDT
More people now bike to work in New York than in any other U.S. city.
The New York Times
August 5, 2017, 5am PDT
A project touted as the "largest pop-up bike grid in the world" achieved rare levels of success on getting people on their bikes in Macon, Georgia.
Bicycle Times
July 30, 2017, 5am PDT
The city of Atlanta received one of six grants totaling $100,000 from outdoor retailer REI to install a protected bike lane on Westview Drive. A year later the bike lane has been removed and the experience has inspired a lot of soul searching.
WABE
July 20, 2017, 11am PDT
The Colorado legislature has been unable to agree on a transportation funding package, but the recent bill passed by Oregon has prompted one influential Republican senator to suggest that the state tax bicycle sales.
The Gazette (Colorado Springs)
July 15, 2017, 5am PDT
New bike lanes in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Bushwick started raising property values within a year.
DNA Info
July 14, 2017, 12pm PDT
A new report details the work Chicago's suburbs will have to do to live up to the bike-friendly example of its urban core.
Chicago Tribune
June 26, 2017, 7am PDT
Baltimore took a while to get rolling with new bike infrastructure projects, but now a new mayoral administration is rolling back recent projects around the city.
The Baltimore Sun
May 28, 2017, 11am PDT
Bikeshare isn't just for the country's largest cities anymore.
The Roanoke Times
May 12, 2017, 8am PDT
Another study shows what should be obvious by now: the higher quality the bike infrastructure, the better the results in terms of safety and mode choice.
American Journal Of Public Health
May 7, 2017, 11am PDT
San Francisco's Great Highway is losing great chunks of asphalt to the ocean. A new plan intends to change that.
San Francisco Magazine
May 7, 2017, 5am PDT
Delays and slow financing have kept a Navy Pier flyover grounded, and cyclists are tired of getting hit as they bike around the construction.
The Chicago Reader
May 4, 2017, 7am PDT
Portland, Seattle, and Vancouver have all prioritized the design and implementation of bike infrastructure. A study of how each is implementing its goals reveals the many ways cities can decide to make healthy, active transportation a priority.
Sightline Institute
April 21, 2017, 1pm PDT
Bikeshare is still fairly new in Los Angeles, located mostly around downtown before expanding to the rest of the city. So far, however, residents have been slow to adopt the system.
KPCC
April 3, 2017, 10am PDT
America's tech capital might be great at innovation, but innovation in bike transportation hasn't been a priority. Perhaps that's starting to change.
Next City
March 30, 2017, 5am PDT
The League of American Bicyclists publishes a Bicycle Friendly State ranking as part of its Bicycle Friendly State program.
Next City
March 21, 2017, 8am PDT
A common refrain among politicians who oppose bike infrastructure investments is that people who bike don't pay for those projects. What's a bike advocate to do?
Urban Milwaukee
March 9, 2017, 10am PST
Houston bike advocates were hoping the City Council would act on the city's first new bike plan since 1993. Instead, the plan will have to wait while councilmembers decide about how to approach funding for the plan's proposed projects.
Houston Public Media