Planetizen - Urban Planning News, Jobs, and Education

Bike Infrastructure

2 days ago
The Portland Bureau of Transportation continues its work of drafting transportation plans targeted to specific geographic corners of the city,
BikePortland
4 days ago
Cycling advocates and environmental groups want to accelerate the expansion of bike infrastructure and fill crucial gaps in the city's bikeway network.
The City
April 7, 2021, 11am PDT
Several new bike projects in the Atlanta area are slated to begin construction this year.
Atlanta Magazine
April 2, 2021, 8am PDT
New research ties pop up bike lanes implemented in Europe during the pandemic to increased levels of biking.
The New York Times
March 31, 2021, 5am PDT
As local councils debate making permanent changes implemented last year, can pedestrian and cycling advocates hold on to their victories?
The Guardian
March 30, 2021, 8am PDT
The Urbanist's editorial board calls for an end to highway widening and an increased focus on walking, biking, and transit.
The Urbanist
March 29, 2021, 6am PDT
The new guidelines call for pedestrian and bike infrastructure as part of the design of new state-run projects.
Streetsblog Massachusetts
March 25, 2021, 10am PDT
Robust investment in the region's public transportation network can ensure a more equitable and sustainable path forward.
Greater Greater Washington
February 17, 2021, 7am PST
After 11 years, the federal transportation manual is getting an update to reflect the rise of autonomous vehicles, shared mobility, and modernized pedestrian infrastructure.
Streetsblog USA
February 14, 2021, 7am PST
Despite Houston's reputation for sprawl, the city has made impressive efforts to build out its bike infrastructure.
Rice Kinder Institute for Urban Research
February 8, 2021, 6am PST
Arterial roads and poorly designed intersections pose significant threats to cyclist and pedestrian safety.
Outside Online
February 3, 2021, 5am PST
The Congressional Bike Caucus has reintroduced the Bikeshare Transit Act.
Streetsblog USA
February 2, 2021, 5am PST
The de Blasio administration is offering a parting gift to the city's cyclists.
The New York Times
February 1, 2021, 11am PST
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
February 1, 2021, 9am PST
Minor pedestrian-oriented improvements alone won't improve walkability if infrastructure still prioritizes fast-moving vehicles, according to this article.
City Observatory
January 27, 2021, 5am PST
A new survey reveals broad support for a less car-centric approach to capital investment in the city of New York.
Gothamist
January 25, 2021, 10am PST
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
January 20, 2021, 11am PST
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.
Streetsblog California
January 19, 2021, 10am PST
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.
Bloomberg CityLab
January 17, 2021, 7am PST
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