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New York City, which earlier this decade ago experienced wild controversy surrounding the addition of bike lanes and bikeshare to city streets, is once again faced with a battle of drivers versus bike lanes.
May 2, 2019, 9am PDT
A bike lane on Roland Avenue in Baltimore had been separated from vehicle traffic by vehicle parking, but no longer.
April 18, 2019, 9am PDT
Public outcry about the priority given protected bike lanes on streets can be mitigated when civic crowdfunding is part of the planning process, according to this article.
August 9, 2018, 6am PDT
The Willamette Week put out a call for tips about electric scooter users acting badly. They got an earful of the unexpected.
February 7, 2018, 2pm PST
Urbanist and advocate Kristen Jeffers decries the thinly veiled racism underlying complaints about D.C.'s dockless bikeshare program.
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October 16, 2017, 10am PDT
A Minneapolis bike lane protest sets a new bar for opposition to bike lanes—Godwin's law was definitely in play.
June 26, 2017, 7am PDT
Baltimore took a while to get rolling with new bike infrastructure projects, but now a new mayoral administration is rolling back recent projects around the city.
January 3, 2017, 11am PST
Bike infrastructure is a source of political controversy, even in cities where biking is already popular.
December 17, 2016, 5am PST
Business owners in Downtown Pittsburgh are speaking out in opposition to a proposed, and funded, bike lane project on Fort Pitt Boulevard, raising concerns about parking and access to businesses.
September 25, 2015, 9am PDT
Bike advocates in the famously car-centric Atlanta are finding success despite outspoken opposition.
June 12, 2015, 7am PDT
The more things change, the more things stay the same. The latest installment of New Yorkers afraid of bike infrastructure has erupted in response to a proposed expansion of Citi Bike into the Upper West Side.
September 17, 2014, 9am PDT
Bikelash: some cities dish it out more than others and some bike advocates deal with it better than others. But could it be a sign that the pro-bike agenda is advancing?
May 31, 2013, 7am PDT
When Mayor Bloomberg and transportation commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan began expanding NYC's bicycle infrastructure, a vocal 'bikelash' threatened to undo their efforts. Jay Walljasper looks at the forces that conspired to beat back the bikelash.