Bike Lanes

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 18, 2019, 7am PST
The District Department of Transportation wants to build a bike lane in front of the Capitol Building, but Congress has not authorized the change because of complaints about losing parking.
The Washington Post
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 28, 2018, 2pm PST
Delays kept NY from setting a record in terms of new protected bike lanes, but the city continues to expand its bike network.
StreetsBlog NYC
December 21, 2018, 2pm PST
Dubbed the "Seattle Squeeze," heavier traffic is expected in the new year as the Alaskan Way Viaduct closes and downtown construction projects continue. While the city prepares, activists want to use the opportunity to encourage other modes.
Crosscut
November 20, 2018, 7am PST
A common wintertime compliant about snow removal for cars taking priority over bike lanes and sidewalks might be a little less common this winter.
WTOP
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 21, 2018, 5am PDT
When the line shuts down for repairs next year, an uptick in cycling is expected. Infrastructure improvements will make this shift easier and could promote biking well into the future.
Curbed New York
October 12, 2018, 1pm PDT
Protected bike lanes, this writer argues, are just one part of a broader rebuild of Detroit that prioritizes engagement.
Detroit Free Press
October 11, 2018, 12pm PDT
Motorists tend to look out for hazards they expect. If tiny vehicles proliferate, including electric scooters, greater safety will follow.
Streetsblog USA
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
October 2, 2018, 11am PDT
Volunteers and quick work translated to a total cost of $75,000 for the whole project.
Streetsblog USA
October 1, 2018, 5am PDT
Nearly three-quarters of the population agreed that the federal government should promote cycling.
SwissInfo
September 20, 2018, 6am PDT
While resistance to protected bike lanes can be high, the economic and safety paybacks are substantial.
Greater Greater Washington
September 4, 2018, 1pm PDT
As the Dallas City Council prepares to vote this month on a general fund budget, the future of bike lanes is not looking good.
The Dallas Morning News
September 4, 2018, 11am PDT
A bill that would toss the helmet requirement for adult e- scooter riders and allow them to ride on roads where the speed limit is 35 mph, up from the current limit of 25 mph, is on Governor Jerry Brown's desk. He has until Sept. 30 to decide.
San Francisco Chronicle
August 27, 2018, 12pm PDT
With the popularity of electric scooters, it seems like non-automobile travel is gaining a large new constituency. Making room for scooters raises big questions of infrastructure that might not be answered first by nomenclature.
Human Transit
August 22, 2018, 2pm PDT
As the city continues to make little progress on planned bike lanes, cyclists are turning to the courts for relief.
PlanPhilly
August 20, 2018, 1pm PDT
A key north-south connection is coming to the St. Paul bicycle lane network.
Pioneer Press
August 3, 2018, 9am PDT
Downtown Seattle has many disconnected bike lanes, so to make sure there are more safe routes for bikers, the city council passed a resolution that sets out a timeline to connect them.
Curbed Seattle