February 10, 2017, 6am PST
Last year, Zagreb, Croatia boasted the largest number of participants in International Winter Bike to Work Day. This year it's hoping to defend its title.
September 22, 2016, 10am PDT
Decades in the making, Boise's 26-mile Greenbelt now spans the length of the city following completion of the last remaining one-mile segment.
August 2, 2016, 5am PDT
A new FHWA report, "Pursuing Equity in Pedestrian and Bicycle Planning" identifies practical ways to achieve social equity by better responding to the active travel needs of currently underserved populations.
Pursuing Equity in Pedestrian and Bicycle Planning
May 13, 2016, 6am PDT
Last Friday, before leaving his office as Mayor of London, Boris Johnson opened London’s new "Crossrail" Cycle Superhighways, as the new Mayor Sadiq Khan was declared that evening.
May 6, 2016, 9am PDT
An op-ed by Mikael Colville-Andersen of Copenhagenize Design Company.
March 29, 2016, 12pm PDT
All Planetizen readers should read the full 200-page Bicycling and Walking in the United States: 2016 Benchmarking Report. If you haven't taken the time yet, Hazel Borys shares some of the best bits.
March 1, 2016, 6am PST
A response to recent research that cast doubt on the effectiveness of sharrows.
December 4, 2015, 11am PST
Writing in The Guardian's Bike Blog, Peter Walker has an important message for the 40,000 delegates from 195 nations gathered in Paris for the COP21 talks: Don't discount the carbon-reducing, planet-saving potential of the bicycle.
October 31, 2015, 1pm PDT
Swatting down untruths and misinformation by bike lane opponents in St. Paul doesn't require a PhD, but it helps.
October 27, 2015, 2pm PDT
At the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning conference, several researchers shared their work examining why people hate bicyclists and what can be done about that animosity.
October 11, 2015, 7am PDT
Analysis of Census data shows that, while still small in number, more Americans are taking to two-wheels as part of their daily commute.
October 5, 2015, 5am PDT
More evidence is piling up that commuting by anything but private automobile can increase happiness, social capital, and health.
September 25, 2015, 2pm PDT
Legislation is proposed to reduce the number of fatal pedestrian and cyclist accidents in NYC.
August 24, 2015, 8am PDT
Deb Hubsmith, who went from executive director of the Marin Bicycle Coalition to state and federal bicycle advocacy positions, passed away on August 18. She was known throughout California as being a tireless force for the advancement of bicycling.
Marin Independent Journal
August 17, 2015, 6am PDT
According to the Census Bureau's American Community Survey on commuting to work, one subregion in the Bay Area can claim accolades for having achieved the largest drop in solo-commuting from 2006, scoring the third lowest drive-alone rate in 2013.
The Sacramento Bee - Capitol Alert
July 17, 2015, 1pm PDT
The Utah Transit Authority wants riders to try biking rather than driving to rail and transit stations, so they are offering $60 in giveaways to people that choose not to do so. Some stations come equipped with air pumps and repair stands.
February 23, 2015, 5am PST
Douglas Hausladen, New Haven’s transportation director, envisions building complete streets quickly through a fail-fast approach.
February 20, 2015, 8am PST
Most states classify bicycles as "vehicles", and therefore bicyclists as "drivers" of vehicles. Practically what this means is: car rules are bike rules.
February 17, 2015, 6am PST
Active Lifestyle Cameras are increasing in popularity—allowing for people to capture the moment on camera while in action. Now planners can use active lifestyle cameras to study all manner of activities, from use of parks to commuting.
December 11, 2014, 11am PST
When you have a small electric motor, a battery, and a throttle on your bicycle, it becomes very difficult to make any more excuses. Here's why...