Lessons From Past Bike Lane Controversies Rarely Inform Present Debates
History repeats itself with the political controversies created by bike lanes.
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.
The Post-Bikelash Era?
Building protected bike lanes in Canada isn't as controversial as it once was. Maybe there's hope for the United States?
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.
Bike Lane Program Creates Controversy in Atlanta Suburb
Decatur, Georgia planned big for bike infrastructure, and now car commuters are saying traffic is more congested than ever.
Bikelash Strikes Again in New York City
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.
One Less Protected Bike Lane in Baltimore
A bike lane on Roland Avenue in Baltimore had been separated from vehicle traffic by vehicle parking, but no longer.
Civic Crowdfunding to Mitigate 'Bikelash'
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.
Looking for Scooter Shame, a Local Paper Found Scooter Support
The Willamette Week put out a call for tips about electric scooter users acting badly. They got an earful of the unexpected.
Dockless Bikeshare and Racist Dog Whistles: 'Why are you assuming that bike is stolen?'
Urbanist and advocate Kristen Jeffers decries the thinly veiled racism underlying complaints about D.C.'s dockless bikeshare program.
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