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November 7, 2019, 10am PST
While much attention is focused on new technologies, the potential of existing transportation modes has never been fully realized.
Slate
August 16, 2019, 1pm PDT
There's still time for a leisurely bike ride alongside a large body of water. You might enjoy it, even if you've never thought of yourself as a bike person.
CityLab
May 8, 2019, 11am PDT
PeopleforBike has released its most comprehensive analysis yet of how well cities and towns provide bike infrastructure and succeed in attracting people to active transportation.
PeopleforBikes
January 7, 2019, 7am PST
The agency hopes that allowing more bikes on trains will boost ridership for both.
Streetsblog USA
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 16, 2018, 11am PST
A tax on bikes in the state of Oregon, implemented in 2017, generated less tan half of the revenue as was expected.
OPB
October 19, 2018, 6am PDT
After a local musician was hit with $1,000 in bike-related fines, advocates were able to achieve some changes in how the city regulates bike use.
The New Orleans Times-Picayune
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
July 12, 2018, 2pm PDT
The Transportation Planning Organization will budget a study on how best to connect trails to transit hubs.
Miami Today
May 16, 2018, 9am PDT
A large scale study conducted in the U.K. shows biking to work leads to a longer life, despite dangers on the roads.
Streetsblog USA
April 20, 2018, 10am PDT
International celebrations commence June 3.
Bike Europe
March 2, 2018, 1pm PST
Jefferson County, Colorado, an outdoor recreation paradise located between Denver and the Front Range, will begin allowing electric-assist bikes (e-bikes) on its trails.
The Denver Post
March 1, 2018, 10am PST
The state of Oregon is already tinkering with a bike tax it approved last year.
Bike Portland
January 23, 2018, 6am PST
It looks like electric bikes are here to stay.
CNN
January 11, 2018, 9am PST
Empowering cycling in Dallas is not about appeasing hipsters. It’s about making a more healthy equitable city, Krista Nightengale argues in an op-ed for the Dallas Morning News.
The Dallas Morning News
December 28, 2017, 5am PST
A trio of local experts offers insight into how Washington, D.C. tripled bike mode share in a decade.
CityLab
December 23, 2017, 9am PST
New service, funded by the Department of Transportation, hopes to curb bike theft with bike valet in Union Square, Time Square and Ridgewood.
AM New York
July 25, 2017, 2pm PDT
The question of whether self-driving cars will make streets and roads a safer place for humans depends on whether technology can protect the most vulnerable users.
National Public Radio
July 3, 2017, 2pm PDT
Copenhagen's positive attributes are clear, but how transferable are they?
Common Edge
June 21, 2017, 9am PDT
Back when baby boomers were in their late 20s and early 30s, they drove a bike boom. It is now largely forgotten.
The Guardian