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‘Complete’ streets a major goal in Parkland July 19, 2014 | ARUN SIVASANKARAN, email@example.com Parkland is set to join a growing list of cities in South Florida that are planning to turn select roadways into complete streets, those that are designed for more than just vehicular traffic. At a recent City Commission meeting, city officials …Read more →
How Low-Income Commuters View Cycling By Eve Bratman and Adam Jadhav July 15th, 2014 http://www.citylab.com/commute/2014/07/how-low-income-commuters-view-cycling/374390/ New data from the U.S. Census Bureau offers encouraging news for cyclists: Nationally, bicycle commuting increased 61 percent between the 2000 Census and a 2008-2012 survey. But there’s considerable work to do before we bike ride into the sunset. Our …Read more →
Riders on best behavior during Miami’s Critical Mass monthly ride June 28, 2014 By David J. Neal Miami’s monthly Critical Mass bike ride was halted briefly for 10 minutes after it got started on Friday night. Not by police. Not by uncaring, unruly motorists. It was halted by a drawbridge. Otherwise, the ride that has …Read more →
Trouble with the curb: The case for protected bike intersections July 1, 2014 By Shaun Courtney http://urbanful.org/2014/07/01/trouble-with-the-curb/?utm_source=Urbanful%20Newsletter%20Subscribers&utm_campaign=7fa9d54493-July_01_2014_Email_Newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8e001d386c-7fa9d54493-168960481 What if you didn’t have to hold your breath and peddle for your life to make it safely from your happy place–the protected bike lane–through a mixed-traffic intersection? A Portland-based urban planner wants just that: for protected bike …Read more →
Bikers Suck Down Less Pollution When They Ride In Separated Bike Lanes A simple barrier of vegetation can ensure cyclists are breathing cleaner air as they ride. June 16, 2014 By Ben Schiller http://www.fastcoexist.com/3031593/heres-an-idea/bikers-suck-down-less-pollution-when-they-ride-in-separated-bike-lanes If you want to encourage cycling in cities, separated bike lanes are key, say cycling advocates. While hard-core riders are happy …Read more →