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California Governor Vetoes Sidewalk Cycling Bill

The law would have allowed people to bike on sidewalks on roadways that lack safe bikeways.

October 15, 2023 - CalBike

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New Active Transportation Plan for Los Angeles County Announced

The new Active Transportation Strategic Plan (ATSP), announced recently by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority, will be both aspirational and expensive.

September 5, 2023 - Los Angeles Daily News

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The ‘Great Bike Infrastructure Project’

A new mapping project envisions a coordinated national push for bikeways.

August 16, 2023 - Streetsblog USA

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Report: Minneapolis, Davis Among ‘Best Places to Bike’

An annual report from PeopleForBikes assesses the quality and safety of bike infrastructure in close to 1,500 U.S. cities.

July 3, 2023 - Smart Cities Dive

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Philadelphia Adds 10 Miles of Bike Lanes in 2022

The city is nearing its 2015 goal of building 30 miles of protected bikeways.

December 23, 2022 - Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia

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Detroit Opens Segment of Joe Lewis Greenway

The newly opened segment, which features playground equipment and public lawns, is part of a 27.5 mile greenway that will loop through four cities.

November 8, 2022 - WDET

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Chicago's New Strategic Plan for Transportation Prioritizes Equity and Accountability

The plan calls for safer streets, more equitable distribution of resources, and expanded community engagement.

August 1, 2021 - Streetsblog Chicago

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Regional Bikeway System Planned for Sacramento Area

The proposed network would improve connectivity between the area's existing bikeways and increase access to regional job centers.

May 6, 2021 - Sacramento Bee

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Brooklyn Bridge Bike Path Could Be Wider, Safer

Advocates want to see a safer plan for the proposed two-way path on one of the country's busiest commuter corridors.

April 27, 2021 - Curbed

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NYC Bike Advocates Want Federal Funding to Connect the City's Greenways

Cycling advocates and environmental groups want to accelerate the expansion of bike infrastructure and fill crucial gaps in the city's bikeway network.

April 12, 2021 - The City

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New Bikeways Coming to Atlanta This Year

Several new bike projects in the Atlanta area are slated to begin construction this year.

April 7, 2021 - Atlanta Magazine

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University of Oregon Student Group Celebrates a First-of-Its-Kind Bike Path In Eugene

The 13th Avenue Bikeway is the latest addition to transportation infrastructure in Eugene, Oregon.

October 28, 2020 - Around the O

Bikeway Terrorism Was Both Foreseeable and Preventable

The horrific carnage caused by a terrorist on Halloween, killing eight cyclists and injuring 12, was preceded by a similar, though unintentional, bike fatality in 2006 on the same bikeway.

November 7, 2017 - The New York Times

The 606

Meet the 606: Chicago's New Elevated Bikeway and Park

Following in the footsteps of the High Line in New York City, Chicago opened a 2.7-mile elevated park, which has already been extremely popular in its first week. Here we round up the initial reactions to The 606, as the new park is called.

June 12, 2015 - The Architect's Newspaper

DDOT's 2015 Goal: Filling Gaps in Bike Infrastructure

The District Department of Transportation's plans for 2015 include closing critical gaps in the District's bike infrastructure network.

February 23, 2015 - Greater Greater Washington

'Midway' Plan to Transform Cleveland's Old Streetcar Routes to Bike Paths

A coalition of bike advocates and planners have proposed what would be one of the country's most ambitious bike infrastructure projects: transforming the former rights-of-way of Cleveland's street car system into protected bikeways.

August 15, 2014 - Cleveland Plain Dealer

Cleveland Announces Wave of Bicycle Infrastructure Improvements

The city of Cleveland recently announced plans to more than double its amount of bike routes in an effort to complete a network of bicycle-friendly infrastructure that connects all of the city’s neighborhoods.

January 21, 2014 - Cleveland Plain Dealer

Creating a Network of Bikeways

Mike Lydon discusses the importance of creating "bikeway networks" -- systems of bike lanes and infrastructures that have varied forms for varied situations.

February 14, 2010 - Reconnecting America

On Bicyclists

There are three types of bicyclists: Advanced Bicyclists, Intermediate Bicyclists and Beginner Bicyclists. We need to plan and build facilities to accommodate all of them. Those cities that do are experiencing ridership numbers far above the national average.

June 8, 2008 - Mike Lydon

Columbus Announces $170 Million Bikeways Plan

City commits to adding over 450 miles of new bikeways/lanes linking neighborhoods, parks, downtown, and employment centers over the next 20 years and making an initial investment of $20 million.

May 30, 2008 - The Columbus Dispatch

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