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INFRASTRUCTURE: How to build separated bike lanes properly

A great article on Streetsblog about Seattle's new Broadway bikelane.  THIS is how separated bikelanes should be planned and built.  Check out these amazing separation pieces: We’re bike lane … [Read more...]

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OH YEAH: Calgary teacher defies legal threats to create Bike to School Day

This is so good.  Principles and school administers say "what if someone gets hurt?"... this guy went right to the school board's liability expert, who had no problem with kids biking to … [Read more...]

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ELSEWHERE: Five Fun Social Bike Rides

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Explore new places, or rediscover your own town, on one of these fun and memorable social bike rides. Enjoy Car-free Los Angeles During CicLAvia. Celebrate BC Farming with the Slow Food Cycle … [Read more...]

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ELSEWHERE: 87 Brilliant Designs For A New Pedestrian-Cycling Bridge In London

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All of these are sooo amazing.  Meanwhile, in Toronto, a simple bikelane is a struggle. A new car-free landmark is coming to the British capital. Judging by the potential designs, it will be … [Read more...]

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ELSEWHERE: A city where cyclists are mothers

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In this eye-popping city full of colour, movement and noises, we have been astonished by how women navigate the streets on heavily laden bikes surrounded by honking, swerving scooters. Hanoi is home … [Read more...]

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ELSEWHERE: Survey: 100 Million Americans Bike Each Year, But Few Make It a Habit

  Many Americans have bikes at their disposal and go for a spin at least once a year, though few bike regularly for transportation, according to a survey [PDF] conducted by Breakaway … [Read more...]

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ELSEWHERE: London is building Europe’s longest bike superhighway

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Something seriously newsworthy is happening in London — and no, it has nothing to do with Lady Cora’s affair with that creepy art critic, sorry. Yesterday, London mayor Boris Johnson approved what is … [Read more...]

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ELSEWHERE: Sneckdowns show what part of the road cars actually use

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From NYC (be sure and watch the video at the link): With more than two feet of snow expected to accumulate on NYC streets in the next couple of days, this city is about to get blanketed by nature’s … [Read more...]

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ELSEWHERE: Want to rent a bike? Have an extra ride gathering dust? Spinlister is the AirBnB of bikes

They've just added Toronto locations!! Very cool. With over a billion bikes on Earth, and about 100 million of them just in the United States, nobody should ever be left wanting to ride without a … [Read more...]

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INFRASTRUCTURE: Controversial Vancouver bike lane seems to be effective

Spoiler: bikelanes are always effective (if you want a happier, cleaner, friendlier and less congested city). There were protests in the streets, and allegations of class warfare and political … [Read more...]