Bike Lanes

5 days ago
Bike advocates say a protected bike lane near the downtown Caltrain station can't wait. The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) says the project will have to wait.
San Francisco Chronicle
July 2, 2018, 11am PDT
After creating a citywide plan, many thought a Charlotte bike lanes would not get funded. After a city council vote it will.
Next City
June 25, 2018, 1pm PDT
Bellevue, Washington is adding its first protected bike lanes, and is planning a lot more bike infrastructure to come.
The Urbanist
May 28, 2018, 11am PDT
An institutional mandate isn't enough to make a design vision a reality. Portland is working on bringing its standards and guidelines in line with its ambition for protected bike lanes.
Bike Portland
May 17, 2018, 5am PDT
A $1 million project to reduce vehicle lanes on Detroit's Jefferson Boulevard is designed to increase safety along the busy corridor.
Crain's Detroit Business
May 15, 2018, 7am PDT
In car-dependent communities, road diets and bike lanes can be a tough sell.
CityLab
May 1, 2018, 10am PDT
In Seattle, securing every new bike lane seems like a "tooth and nail" fight. But across a border to the north, vigorous initial opposition melted away as a connected system took shape.
The Seattle Times
March 21, 2018, 10am PDT
The Philadelphia Inquirer Editorial Board pushes against a proposed bill that increases City Council oversight of new bike lanes. Traffic calming, the Inquirer argues, requires a citywide approach.
The Philadelphia Inquirer - Philly.com
Blog post
March 11, 2018, 11am PDT
I don't bike, but I still feel safer on streets with bike lanes. This essay explains why.
Michael Lewyn
January 29, 2018, 5am PST
The rise of online retail has come with a flurry of delivery trucks that don't always have good places to stop. Researchers from Amazon's hometown are on the case.
Landscape Architecture Magazine
January 11, 2018, 8am PST
Chicago Avenue is a key artery for the city, so why don't some bike advocates want a bike lane there?
Chicago Sun Times
January 9, 2018, 6am PST
The Roland Park Civic League is trying to get rid of bike lanes on Roland Avenue, arguing that they're dangerous.
CBS
December 20, 2017, 2pm PST
A $33 million plan would make downtown Des Moines home to a dense grid of bike lanes and a safer place for pedestrians, among other changes.
People for Bikes
December 19, 2017, 8am PST
Willamette's new bike lanes make for an important link in Portland's bike infrastructure, but building unprotected bike lanes on a high-speed street carries risk.
Bike Portland
December 15, 2017, 10am PST
A particularly frustrating 1.2-mile stretch became a whole lot smoother when simple orange cones turned a parking lane and a bike lane into a lane for buses.
Streetsblog USA
November 28, 2017, 1pm PST
The university wanted to limit a section of Bigelow Boulevard to pedestrians, but the city pushed for a compromise: better crosswalks and traffic calming features. Now the challenge is finding the funds.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
November 9, 2017, 5am PST
A new guide seeks to answer that question for any street in the world.
Streetsblog USA
October 13, 2017, 6am PDT
People—on bikes, in cars, and on foot—should be able to agree that bike lanes are better for everyone.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
October 2, 2017, 2pm PDT
Construction on Chicago's Lakefront Trail, which stretches from south of the city's downtown up to the North Side, will involve many updates and changes.
Streetsblog Chicago
September 4, 2017, 11am PDT
Protestors are placing their bodies between bike paths and car traffic to make a point about transportation planning.
CityLab