Connecticut Launches Complete Streets Standards
The new policy calls for sidewalks, bike lanes, and crosswalks on state roads and state-funded road projects.
The ‘Great Bike Infrastructure Project’
A new mapping project envisions a coordinated national push for bikeways.
Feared Traffic Increase From New Bike Lanes Failed to Materialize
Data from a much-criticized bike lane project in Montgomery County shows no noticeable decrease in vehicle capacity and a sharp decrease in bike fatalities.
Bike Cleveland Recommends Avoiding New Bike Lane, Citing Safety Concerns
A new bike lane is drawing criticism for putting cyclists at risk.
Reorienting Business Districts for Walkability
Traditionally car-friendly Business Improvement Districts are turning to walkability and bike infrastructure to replace the 9-to-5 crowd and boost local economies.
Bellevue Issues Curb Management Plan
The plan reorients the city’s priorities from vehicle throughput and parking to transit, bike infrastructure, and other public amenities.
Queensboro Bridge Bike Lane Delayed Again
A project that would give pedestrians their own dedicated path on the crowded bridge has been pushed back to at least the summer of 2024.
San Diego Region Plans for Rail Expansion, New Border Crossing, More Bike Lanes
The budget proposed by the San Diego Association of Governments focuses on a new port of entry, expansion of the regional bikeway system, and mitigating coastal erosion.
New York Bike Census: More Bike Lanes, Please
Cyclists across the state resoundingly called for more safe bike infrastructure and trails, citing a lack of bike lanes as a top reason for not riding more.
Bikes Are More Popular Than Ever in New York City, City Officials Say
Build safe infrastructure and people on bikes will come, according to New York City officials.
D.C. Rolls Back Connecticut Avenue Bike Lane Plan
After receiving complaints about parking loss and loading zone access, the city will consider revisions to a plan to make Connecticut Avenue safer for people on bikes, pedestrians, and transit users.
New York Cyclist Deaths Spike, Worrying Bike Advocates
The number of people killed on bikes in the city has already surpassed 2018’s total for the entire year.
Center-Running Bike Lane Pilot Project Approved on Dangerous S.F. Street
A plan to reconfigure Valencia Street between 15th and 23rd streets in San Francisco has been approved despite stiff opposition from community members and bike advocates.
Chicago Approves New Parking Enforcement Pilot Programs
The city plans to test automated technology that will issue citations for blocking or parking in designated bike or bus lanes.
New Mexico Could Require Protected Bike Lanes With Road Projects
A proposed bill would require larger towns to add protected bike lanes to any new road improvements and direct state funding to applicable projects.
Ohio Budget Could Fund Rural Roads, Ban Center Bike Lanes
Amendments proposed in the state budget would also prohibit automated traffic enforcement and allow residents to travel to Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean with Real IDs in lieu of passports.
Chicago Bike Lane Enforcement Proposal Draws Criticism for not Addressing Structural Flaws
A new ordinance would use automated enforcement to ticket drivers who block bike lanes, but some bike advocates say the city is avoiding the harder work of improving its bike infrastructure.
Bike Lanes Are Good for Business. Why Don’t Business Owners Believe It?
Proposed bike lanes often come up against opposition from local merchants who believe losing street parking will hurt their business, but research repeatedly shows the opposite effect.
America’s Best New Bike Lanes
PeopleForBikes highlights some of the most exciting new bike infrastructure projects completed in 2022.
What Is a Road Diet?
A road diet ‘trims down’ multilane roadways by reallocating street space to uses other than car traffic, improving safety for pedestrians, encouraging multimodal travel, and enhancing overall livability.
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Mpact: Mobility, Community, Possibility
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This six-course series explores essential urban design concepts using open source software and equips planners with the tools they need to participate fully in the urban design process.