Bikes

Blog post
October 25, 2015, 1pm PDT
This past week at the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning conference, planning academics shared their research on planning for bicycles including bike sharing, bicycle education, and the use of cargo bicycles.
Jennifer Evans-Cowley
October 9, 2015, 9am PDT
The workout-tracking app Strava provided generous access to its data to allow a compare and contrast exercise in how people ride bikes in 12 of the most famous cities in the world.
Vox
September 28, 2015, 10am PDT
Regardless of how San Francisco's proposed Bike Yield Law fares, all California cyclists who are ticketed for not stopping at stop signs may have the option to pay a reduced fine if they opt to attend bike school thanks to a new law signed Sept. 21.
Streetsblog LA
September 25, 2015, 9am PDT
Bike advocates in the famously car-centric Atlanta are finding success despite outspoken opposition.
WABE
August 4, 2015, 11am PDT
Last week, along a popular San Francisco bike route, a group of protestors took to their bikes to advocate for new laws, such as the Idaho Stop, that make it easier to bike in the city.
SF Weekly
July 23, 2015, 8am PDT
It's easier to install bike lanes when the country is run by a dictator.
Fast Co.Exist
June 20, 2015, 7am PDT
Key to explaining the popularity of biking in Copenhagen is its cultural attitude, which is also based on sound cost-benefit analysis. Until Americans change how they value transport modes, protected bike lanes may be elusive.
Fast Company
May 22, 2015, 12pm PDT
Just to the north of Washington D.C., Montgomery County will soon begin an update to its Bicycle Master Plan in the hopes of taking advantage of the evolving world of alternative transportation.
Around the Corners
May 11, 2015, 8am PDT
A survey of the relevant studies, articles, and ideas about why women ride bikes so much less than men.
Urbanful
April 21, 2015, 1pm PDT
A Five Thirty Eight article reveals the data on the ubiquity, and relative lack thereof in certain populations, of the ability to ride a bike.
Five Thirty Eight
April 7, 2015, 1pm PDT
As Columbia, Missouri prepares to crackdown on bikers riding on sidewalks in the city's business district, not much attention is given to their safety on the street.
Columbia Daily Tribune
April 2, 2015, 2pm PDT
Florida would seem to be the ideal place for walking and biking. It's flat as can be. But the state developed very much with the car in mind. Billy Hattaway, at the Florida Dept. of Transportation, wants to change that.
StreetsblogUSA
December 31, 2014, 2pm PST
"From cycletracks to helmet laws, 2014 has been a big year for bikes," according to Next City before looking back at what made 2014 such a big year for bikers.
Next City
December 4, 2014, 1pm PST
The city of San Jose has responded to concerns of seniors in the community by banning bikes from sidewalks a large swath of downtown near the convention center, City Hall, and San Jose State.
San Jose Mercury News
October 6, 2014, 5am PDT
Answering the question of why more women in the United States don't bike, researchers find that infrastructure and design only explains some of the gender gap. Another obstacle for women: a higher share of chores and child-supporting car trips.
The Guardian Bike Blog
September 20, 2014, 5am PDT
Joseph Stromberg provides an explainer post detailing both sides, and the common ground, of the "vehicular cycling" versus "segregated cycling" debate.
Vox
Blog post
September 18, 2014, 6am PDT
The first in a series profiling grassroots activism to increase biking among the diverse populations of Los Angeles County. In this installment, we spoke with Karen Díaz, a core member of the Ovarian Psycos bicycle brigade.
Maayan Dembo
September 17, 2014, 9am PDT
Bikelash: some cities dish it out more than others and some bike advocates deal with it better than others. But could it be a sign that the pro-bike agenda is advancing?
CityLab
September 5, 2014, 8am PDT
As a case study of bike culture, in which riding bikes is a normal and respected decision, Jeremy Holmes studies the example provided by Roanoke, Virginia.
Mobility Lab
August 11, 2014, 9am PDT
Joseph Stromberg examines the question of how safe it is for bikers to wear headphones—a common practice for which there is no safety data.
Vox