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New York Bike Lane

Open Data Practices Still Catching Up With Bike Metrics in New York

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.

May 7, 2016 - StreetsBlog NYC

Bikes Could Be More Common Than Cars in London by 2019

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 29, 2016 - road.cc

International Bike Count: Spain's Ridership Growing Fastest

Between 2014 and 2015, Spain led 16 other countries by increasing its bicycle mode share the most—8 percent.

March 2, 2016 - Next City

Complete Streets

Bike Lanes Help Sidewalks, Too

A growing body of evidence shows that bike lanes put more people on bikes while also helping those people on bikes stay off sidewalks. The latest example: Honolulu.

May 11, 2015 - People for Bikes

Plymouth Avenue Bridge

Bikers Increase 81 Percent on Protected Bike Lane in Minneapolis

Minneapolis provides evidence of the power of robust bike infrastructure to attract additional bike riders.

January 14, 2015 - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Los Angeles Lacking Data to Support Bike Infrastructure Investments

Los Angeles has added hundreds of miles of bike routes in recent years, but the local paper of record identifies a lack of data as contributing to ongoing discord from drivers who feel like they're being pinched by bike lanes.

December 24, 2014 - Los Angeles Times

Study: Safety in Bike Numbers Found on the Streets of Boulder, Colorado

The high mode share of bikers in Boulder, Colorado allowed researchers to verify findings already documented by researchers in Europe.

July 2, 2014 - PhysOrg

Report: New Techniques and Technology for Monitoring Active Transportation

The growing popularity of active transportation requires planners and advocates to better survey how, where, and when people are biking and walking. A new study by the Transportation Research Board shares the cutting edge of survey techniques.

March 25, 2014 - Transportation Research Board

Effort to Improve Bike/Ped Counts Gets Boost

Want to know how many people drive in your city? The answers are easy to find. But for anyone trying to find out how many people bike and walk, it's not so easy. The result is problematic for safety and spending advocates alike. This may soon change.

December 14, 2012 - DC.Streetsblog

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