Cyclists

New York Bike Signage

Op-Ed: NYC Making Progress on Bike Network Access, Should Do More

2019 was the first year in which New York City's Department of Transportation kept affected bike lanes open during the UN's General Assembly. That should be a sign of things to come, advocates argue.

November 25, 2019 - StreetsBlog NYC

New York Biking

Signal Priority in N.Y.C. to Make Streets Safer for Cyclists

New York City will create green waves by adjusting traffic signals to keep cyclists moving, even when drivers will have to slow down.

November 6, 2019 - The New York Times

Philadelphia Bike Lane

Conflict in Philadelphia Over Church Parking in Bike Lanes

A long-standing policy allows parking in front of churches and synagogues but leaves cars blocking bike lanes, and cyclists want the practice to end.

October 3, 2019 - The Philadelphia Inquirer

Traffic in Manhattan New York

Cars Still Rule the Road. Is Change Possible?

The dominant narrative is that streets are for cars and infrastructure that accommodates driving is necessary for cities to grow. But cities ended up this way because of decisions that make other modes secondary.

September 25, 2019 - The Outline

Complete Street Vancouver

OP-ED: Why Quality Matters in Bike Lanes

The real test of a city’s bike infrastructure isn’t measured in miles of bike lane but in how comfortable and safe they are for everyone.

June 12, 2019 - Fast Company

Manassas Street Memphis

Memphis Street Goes on a Road Diet

Separated bike lanes and new pedestrian infrastructure have replaced traffic lanes on a mile of Manassas Street in Memphis.

June 4, 2019 - The Field (ASLA)

Chicago El Tracks

Chicago Police Still Targeting Black Cyclists

A year after a report showed a giant discrepancy in enforcement of bike regulation between white and black riders, data the Chicago Police Department continues to target black bikers.

March 4, 2018 - Streetsblog Chicago

Bike Commuting

When Cyclists Break Traffic Laws for Their Own Safety

A study examines whether and why bicyclists break traffic laws to shed light on how rational those laws really are.

September 12, 2017 - The Washington Post

Washington D.C.

The Other Cyclists

In arguments about how to construct transit and infrastructure, the voice of the poverty-stricken cyclist is rarely heard.

May 9, 2017 - Strong Towns

Old Man Cyclist

Friday Funny: Some Cyclists Hand Signal Better Than Others

The satirical website The Onion once again casts its gaze on the habits of cyclists.

September 30, 2016 - The Onion

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