Professional Planners Anticipate Post-Pandemic Active Commuting
Many planners say they want to try out active commutes when in-office work becomes possible. How will a fresh look at their local streets influence planning professionals and planning practice?
Can a Bike Commute Cause More Harm Than Good?
Researchers at Columbia University are investigating pollution intake among cyclists to determine if cycling really is a healthy way to commute.
Commuting by Kayak Across Lake Austin
This story about man whose commute to work involves "water like glass" and chirping birds might make car commuters and straphangers envious.
Report Ranks the Cities With the Most Active Commuters
A benchmarking report by the Alliance for Biking and Walking reveals Boston as the nation's leader in active commutes.
Study Ties Bike Infrastructure to Increased Active Commutes
A study led by researchers from the University of North Carolina finds a connection between bike-friendly infrastructure investments and positive public health outcomes.
More People are Riding Bikes; After That It Gets Confusing
A pair of articles explores the implications of data released in May by the U.S. Census about the increasing use of bikes among commuters. The articles, however, don't agree about the implications of the data for low income and minority citizens.
U.S. Census: Bikes Most Increased Commute Mode Since 2000
Many U.S. cities are seeing an increase in bicycle commuters, according to a U.S. Census Bureau report released last week. Of all commute modes, biking increased the most from 2000 to 2012. Walking, however, held steady.
Study: Active Commutes Correlate to Positive Public Health Outcomes
The Alliance for Biking and Walking’s 2014 Benchmarking report found a strong correlation between active commuting rates and health outcomes like diabetes, obesity, and high blood pressure.
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