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ELSEWHERE: How high can they go? DC bike counts show continuing surge in protected lane use

exp:eehive_hacksaw allow=” “} Pennsylvania Avenue uses a combination of buffered and protected bike lanes. The older DC’s first two protected bike lanes get, the more spectacular their results seem to become. Freshly compiled bike counts from June 2013 show that the number of people biking in th Read More: How high can they go? DC […]


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ELSEWHERE: Bike sharing working great in Paris; in London, not so much

Public bike programs are popping up around the world, and while Paris’ program is raking in money, Montreal’s has gone bankrupt. Read More: Bike sharing: Working great in Paris; in London, not so much Read More: Bike sharing: Working great in Paris; in London, not so much | Toronto Star


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ELSEWHERE: Citi Bike’s Growing Pains, In 5 Charts

The bike share’s annual memberships have proven more popular than expected, putting a financial strain on the widely used but troubled program. Last week, the Wall Street Journal broke the news that New York City’s sprawling bike share program, Citi Bike, is in a deep financial hole, allegedly hemo Read More: Citi Bike’s Growing Pains, […]


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ELSEWHERE: By Plotting Journeys, Providing a Glimpse at Citi Bike Ridership

A new data visualization project makes clear the degree to which the bike share system has become interwoven into New York City’s transit network. Read More: By Plotting Journeys, Providing a Glimpse at Citi Bike Ridership Read More: cityroom.blogs.nytimes.com


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ELSEWHERE: The Place for Bike Lanes

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Bicycle lanes are good for both our health and our carbon footprints. Publication Date:  Fri, 03/28/2014 Read More: The Place for Bike Lanes Read More: The Place for Bike Lanes | Planetizen: The Urban Planning, Design, and Development Network


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ELSEWHERE: This week in Biking and Walking News

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Welcome to the Alliance’s weekly roundup of state & local biking & walking advocacy news. Every week, we crawl the blogs of our member organizations and bring you the most interesting tidbits.   SAVE THE DATE for the 2014 Alliance Leadership Retreat, September 5-8 in Laurel Highlands, PA (outside P Read More: Alliance for Biking […]


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ELSEWHERE: Checking in on the Bicycle Backlash

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The closing paragraph of a recent editorial in The Australian makes a blunt point: “For too long, authorities have bowed to the demands of selfish cy Publication Date:  Fri, 03/21/2014 Read More: Checking in on the Bicycle Backlash Read More: Checking in on the Bicycle Backlash | Planetizen: The Urban Planning, Design, and Development Network


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ELSEWHERE: Houston Launching ‘Goal Zero’ Bike Safety Program

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A press release from the Office of Mayor Annise D. Publication Date:  Tue, 03/25/2014 Read More: Houston Launching ‘Goal Zero’ Bike Safety Program Read More: Houston Launching ‘Goal Zero’ Bike Safety Program | Planetizen: The Urban Planning, Design, and Development Network


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ELSEWHERE: Detroit’s Own North American Bicycle Week

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From March 27-30, 2014, North American Bicycle Week will be packed with bike-friendly events for people of all ages, experience levels, and riding styles. Read More: Detroit’s Own North American Bicycle Week Read More: Detroit’s Own North American Bicycle Week – Momentum Mag


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ELSEWHERE: Room for Improvement for Citi Bike—But Not Dead Yet

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With regard to the financial trouble of Citi Bike, Nancy Scola recommends a little patience before pronouncing the program dead: “the Venn diagram overlap between ‘Citi Bike works’ and ‘it’s not crazy to ride Citi Bike in this wea Publication Date:  Fri, 03/21/2014 Read More: Room for Improvemen Read More: Room for Improvement for Citi […]


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