January 11, 2019, 12pm PST
Bike commuters are increasing in some cities, but overall, fewer Americans are biking to work.
October 2, 2018, 12pm PDT
Commute trips by bike are flat in Seattle, despite investments in high quality infrastructure. The city will have to do more for bikes to cut into the overall share of commute trips in the city of Seattle.
September 24, 2018, 10am PDT
A more sedentary approach to commuting is now more common than taking the bus or train to work, trailing only driving to work as the most common commute mode.
May 9, 2018, 5am PDT
Private bikeshare companies have rolled out large fleets of bikes in cities around the world and United States, but despite their ubiquity, dockless bikeshare is actually much less popular than traditional bikeshare.
April 18, 2018, 5am PDT
Detailed reports on mode share, in real time and over time, are available with Replica.
December 28, 2017, 5am PST
A trio of local experts offers insight into how Washington, D.C. tripled bike mode share in a decade.
September 23, 2017, 11am PDT
Washington, D.C. already has the highest percentage of commuters in the country walking and biking to work; a new bill aims to provide even more incentives to leave the car at home.
Greater Greater Washington
May 12, 2017, 8am PDT
Another study shows what should be obvious by now: the higher quality the bike infrastructure, the better the results in terms of safety and mode choice.
American Journal Of Public Health
March 20, 2017, 5am PDT
Washington, D.C. is looking to cut back on one of the incentives that inspire commuters to drive to and from work.
December 24, 2016, 9am PST
With the plan update process for Seattle's Pedestrian Master Plan underway, one writer wonders why the plan is setting firmer goals for increased mode share.
September 28, 2016, 8am PDT
Is commuting Deplorable? Can we Make Commuting Great Again? It is sometimes necessary to resort to hyperbole to draw attention to real data.
August 16, 2016, 2pm PDT
A blog post exploring why Los Angeles is more car-dependent than some less dense cities.
July 19, 2016, 2pm PDT
File under "build it and they will come."
May 30, 2016, 7am PDT
Mayor Ed Murray released a 20-year growth plan, Seattle 2035, that retains LOS, but rather than measuring vehicle congestion, measures mode share, consistent with his vision for a green and sustainable city, but rattling The Seattle Times.
May 7, 2016, 9am PDT
A new report released by the New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) shows a steady increase in the number of bikers in the city. A lack of data, however, continues to be a problem for accurate assessment of the trend.
March 29, 2016, 6am PDT
A new report from Transport for London details the drastic growth of bike travel in one of the world's most famous and powerful cities.
March 9, 2016, 6am PST
A benchmarking report by the Alliance for Biking and Walking reveals Boston as the nation's leader in active commutes.
March 2, 2016, 11am PST
Between 2014 and 2015, Spain led 16 other countries by increasing its bicycle mode share the most—8 percent.
February 10, 2016, 12pm PST
A map of bike commuters also maps the political conflicts in a changing Washington, D.C.
Greater Greater Washington
February 9, 2016, 9am PST
While bikeshare is popular with planners and local officials all over the country, in some cities it still hasn't proven popular with people. One author has some thoughts on how bikeshare can begin to attract larger numbers.