Bike Lanes

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When Does a Cycling Boom Go Wrong? When Everyone Rides on the Sidewalk

In Santiago de Chile, a failure to accommodate all the new bikes on the road has led to a dangerous situation for pedestrians.

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London's Plan to Move Cyclists to Side Streets

This may actually make sense, thanks to the city's unique street design.

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America's Cities Are Still Too Afraid to Make Driving Unappealing

Tough policies are the ones that would truly change commuter habits, but we're barely seeing them.

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New York's Cyclists Are Getting Better at Following the Rules

A new study suggests that the way people ride is changing – for the better.

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The Future of the Suburbs Is Unfolding in Arizona's East Valley

Developers on the eastern edge of Mesa are building a new mixed-use master-planned community, friendly to both residents and big businesses.

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Do Electric Scooters Belong in Bike Lanes?

Toronto is recommending yes, but safety concerns suggest no.

Joanna Oltman Smith

Yo, Cops, Get Out of the Bike Lane!

A new Tumblr documents NYPD vehicles obstructing the city's much-vaunted dedicated bike infrastructure.

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How a Law to Save the Sacramento Kings Will Make All California Cities More Livable

An antiquated car-centric planning metric called "level of service" must be reformed by 2014.

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No, Bike Lanes Don't Hurt Retail Business

They may even bring in more customers, according to a recent Seattle case study.

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The Coming Battle Over Electric Bicycles

E-bikes are poised for a boom, but are we ready for them?

Sarah Goodyear

A Very Different Reception for Bike Lanes in Brooklyn's Poorest Neighborhood

Two years of consensus-building led to a celebration, not a protest.

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Why We Should Never Fine Cyclists

Forget the penalties—bike riders shouldn't have to obey laws designed for 4,000-pound automobiles.

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A Digital Mixing Board for Your Street

Go ahead. Add a bike lane.

NYC DOT

How to 'Rightsize' a Street

Case studies from cities that have done it well.

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Please Bring This to America: Heated Bike Lanes

Towns in the Netherlands are actually planning to try this out.

Mark Bergen

A Wild Ride Down India's First Bike Lane

In Bangalore, the infrastructure is there. Teaching cyclists (and drivers) how to use it is another matter entirely.

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Dedicated Bike Lanes Can Cut Cycling Injuries in Half

So says a new study from Canada examining hundreds of injured cyclists and the roads where they wiped out.

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Is Boston's Bloody New Helmet PSA Bad for Cycling?

The shaming of helmet-less bikers continues, but this ad seems more likely to discourage people from biking than anything else.

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Is London Serious About Building a Network of Elevated Bike Lanes?

The city is indeed mulling an elaborate plan to hitch bike lanes along elevated rail tracks.