Bike Activism

Portland Cycling

How Did Portland Become North America's Bicycling Capital?

In retrospect, it may seem like Portland’s biking boom was inevitable. But not too long ago the city was eclipsed by other Pac NW cities for share of bicycle commuters. What happened between 2002-2008 to kick-start the city’s bike craze?

July 9, 2013 - BikePortland

Bike Sharing Rolls Out in Chicago

The Chicago Tribune interviews Josh Squire, the entrepreneur responsible for Chicago's bike sharing pilot program.

July 30, 2010 - Chicago Tribune

Advice From City Cycling Celebrities

New York City Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan, Congressman Earl Blumenauer, and rock star David Byrne recently offered their thoughts on making cities more bike friendly.

December 11, 2009 - THE DIRT

New Road Signage Directs Motorists To 'Move Over' For Cyclists

A single bike activist, tired of being honked at by motorists as they passed her in a narrow lane, lobbied her small city for a sign directing motorists to "change lanes to pass", and got it. Motorists have since ceased honking and changed lanes.

October 26, 2008 - The Examiner

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