Bike Planning

An adolescent boy catches some air on a mountain bike on a hill above the city of Boise. The city’s downtown is clearly visible in the background.

Bikelash in Boise

Parents don’t want bike lanes to interfere with the pick up and drop off zone near two churches and schools in Boise.

November 13, 2022 - Boise Dev

Minneapolis Bike Lanes

Touring One of the U.S.’s Best Biking Cities: Minneapolis

The latest Streetfilms release offers an in-person, on-bike tour of Minneapolis.

July 14, 2022 - Streetfilms

Portland Street

What Is Automobile Dependency?

Automobile dependency is a term used to describe households who must rely on private vehicles for everyday transportation, often due to a lack of safe pedestrian infrastructure, ineffective or absent public transit options, and sprawl.

May 3, 2022 - Diana Ionescu

A man on a bike prepares to turn off a one way street onto a bike lane in Downtown Boise, Idaho.

Bike Lane Upgrade Planned for Downtown Boise

The Capital City Development Corp. is considering a plan to revamp and extend existing bike infrastructure on 8th Street in Downtown Boise.

December 16, 2021 - Boise Dev

Dallas Bike Lane

Dallas Makes First-Ever Annual Commitment to its Bike Lane Program

Dallas is making new commitments to alternative transportation options—the latest example is found in a budget expenditure for several bike lane projects.

November 16, 2021 - The Dallas Morning News

An intersection with bike lanes in Tulsa, Oklahoma

Business Owners Force Removal of New Tulsa Bike Lanes

Local politics is still an obstacle for street reconfigurations that make space for people on bikes.

October 12, 2021 - KTUL

A cyclist commutes along a painted bike lan on Market Street in San Francisco.

San Francisco's New Bike Lane Experience

The city of San Francisco has been overhauling its bike infrastructure during the pandemic. The results are especially apparent in the city's downtown.

October 10, 2021 - San Francisco Chronicle

A single bike rider wearing a mask rides along a waterfront in Portland, Oregon.

Can Portland's Bike Boom Outlast the Pandemic?

"Anytime the city does something to dramatically improve streets for people and limit car access...it’s hard to take them back."

August 13, 2021 - Oregon Public Broadcasting

Metrorail Station Area

Quality Bike Infrastructure Saved Lives During the Pandemic, Study Says

Evidence from Arlington, Virginia.

August 12, 2021 - Streetsblog USA

Bike Lane New York

Biking's Billion-Dollar Value, Right Under Our Wheels

A strategic switch to biking would dramatically reduce the depth of roads, saving untold billions over the next generation.

July 12, 2021 - Richard Dion

A conceptual rendering of the Superior Avenue Midway in Cleveland, showing people on bikes on a protected bike lane in the middle of a street.

Two Steps Forward, One Step Back for Cleveland Cycle Track Plans

Advocates are thrilled that the city of Cleveland is seeking federal funding for a pair of ambitious cycle track plans—but one of the plans has been significantly watered down.

June 28, 2021 - Cleveland.com

Phoenix Bike SHare

Bikelash Wins in Phoenix

Neighborhood opposition overwhelmed a plan to reduce the number of vehicles lanes on North Central Avenue to make space for a new bike lane, despite evidence of the benefits of the proposed street reconfiguration.

June 22, 2021 - Phoenix New Times

New York City Bike Infrastructure

Advocating for a 'Greenway Stimulus'

The pandemic bike book would seem like the perfect time for the federal government to invest in an interstate system for cyclists and walkers.

June 13, 2021 - Bloomberg City Lab

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Hundreds of Miles of New Bike Lanes Coming to Pittsburgh

Checking in with the Bike(+) Plan in Pittsburgh.

April 23, 2021 - KDKA2

Pandemic Bike Lanes

More Bikes Lanes, More Bikes: Lessons from the Pandemic

New research ties pop up bike lanes implemented in Europe during the pandemic to increased levels of biking.

April 2, 2021 - The New York Times

Looking down from the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Benjamin Franklin Parkway runs vertically through the skyline to the Washington Monument by Rudolf Siemering.

Philadelphia Seeks Proposals to Pedestrianize Ben Franklin Parkway

The city hopes for "transformative" solutions to reinvigorate the auto-centric parkway and create safer paths for people walking and biking.

March 14, 2021 - WHYY

Shepherd Drive & South Shepherd Drive Bridges over Buffalo Bayou, Houston, Texas

High Hopes for the Future of Biking in Houston

Despite Houston's reputation for sprawl, the city has made impressive efforts to build out its bike infrastructure.

February 14, 2021 - Rice Kinder Institute for Urban Research

Bikeshare

'Bikeshare Transit Act' Would Make Federal Transit Funding Available for Micromobility

The Congressional Bike Caucus has reintroduced the Bikeshare Transit Act.

February 3, 2021 - Streetsblog USA

Brooklyn Bridge Bike Lane

New Bike Lanes Planned for Two New York City Bridges

The de Blasio administration is offering a parting gift to the city's cyclists.

February 2, 2021 - The New York Times

Hubway Bikeshare

Boston Installs New Bike Lanes as Part of GoBoston 2030 Initiative

The city wants to cut its car use in half by 2030 as part of an aggressive set of "aspirational" goals.

December 22, 2020 - Streetsblog Massachusetts

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