March 11, 2009, 7pm PDT
Livable streets proponents look back on 2008 as the year
some of the movement’s best laid plans became mainstream. Bicycle sharing
systems launched in both Washington DC
and Montreal. Auto-dependent Charlotte
saw its LYNX light rail surpass 2025 ridership projections, while Seattle also beat ridership projections on its snazzy new Streetcar. And New York City and Portland
continued to reclaim space for less auto-centric uses—witnessing 35% and 25%
growth respectively in bicycle mode share.
January 20, 2009, 7am PST
Miami and Miami-Dade County are working together to implement a robust network of bicycle infrastructure that in tandem with ongoing events like Bike Miami Days and County led Ciclovia events,will help residents and visitors get out of their cars.