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ELSEWHERE: 70% of US Mayors Would Prefer Bike Lanes Over More Parking or Car Lanes

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US cities are undergoing rapid changes. The rising costs of road building and maintenance, combined with out-of-control congestion and urban pollution is forcing many cities to rethink the way they … [Read more...]

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ELSEWHERE: In Vancouver, Business loves Bikes!

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Click through to the Global Vancouver video story about proposed bike lanes for Commercial Drive, the predictable local BIA coming out against them, and BIA business members asking why the BIA is … [Read more...]

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ELSEWHERE: Mayor of Paris remains committed to reclaiming her city from the car

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THIS is a mayor.  A great mayor makes their city better, healthier, more prosperous.  Our mayor foolishly spends billions of dollars maintaining elevated highways and "smart traffic signals" to pander … [Read more...]

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ELSEWHERE: Madrid City Council to build 33 new bicycle lanes in 2016

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Meanwhile, in a city that gets it: Madrid City Council is planning on building a new network of bicycle lanes before the end of 2016. The plan, put together by left-wing governing party Ahora Madrid, … [Read more...]

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HO HO HO! 20 photos of Christmas trees transported by bike around the world

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Oh yeah. Goal for 2016. For the second consecutive year, we shared our family’s newfound annual tradition of picking up the Christmas tree by cargo bike, and then we turned it over to you. And for … [Read more...]

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ELSEWHERE: America’s 10 best new bike lanes of 2015

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Paying attention Toronto?  These are proper successful bikelanes working in other cities.  Let's catch up. We still love separating bike lanes with posts, and preference surveys show that most … [Read more...]

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OH YEAH! Five lessons Toronto could learn from New York’s transportation shift

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It’s often called the biggest transformation in how New Yorkers move in a half-century. From 2007 to 2013, under mayor Michael Bloomberg, transportation commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan oversaw the … [Read more...]

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ELSEWHERE: Detroit paints 170 miles of new bike lanes, bike commuting jumps 400%

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Detroit, Michigan is paving the way towards a more sustainable urban space by investing in bicycle infrastructure. Since 2006, the city has created 170 miles of bike lanes, and since 2000, bike … [Read more...]

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FACEPALM: Bike Lanes Are Killing Religion

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Crazy story, with the caveat that race relations in the United States is so horrible, it may not be that crazy. United House of Prayer (UHOP), a prominent African-American church in the District, … [Read more...]

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LAUGH OUT LOUD: Bike Activists! I Have Seen the Future! You’re Going To Hate It!

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This article is written with the assumption that "normal" cyclists are spandex-clad or vehicular cyclists, and that if North America installs bikelanes, everyone will be on bikes, cruising slowly, … [Read more...]

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