Posts Tagged ‘link roundup’
Governing magazine says that cities are obligated to protect pedestrians and cyclists through good infrastructure and enforcement…
And following a spate of crashes in Idaho, the Daily Journal says education and awareness can reduce conflicts.
Metro has installed a bike channel along the stairway at the Glenmont Metro station.
Rep. Earl Blumenauer gets props from Politico for crossing the aisle on two wheels…
Though Bike Portland finds it amusing that bipartisan attention to cyclist and pedestrian issues is worthy of incredulity.
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The Pennsylvania Avenue zebras are mostly useless.
Apparently, the best way to get more people on bikes is to demonstrate to them how much money they’ll save.
After much agita, the 15th Street cycletrack is repaved.
This Lego-like, insta-bike lane could revolutionize the installation of cycletracks.
D.C.’s adorable bike-love stencils are back.
Help us get more kids on bikes by voting in Kind Snacks’ Do the Kind Thing contest. We’re sorry that it requires Facebook authentication, but appreciate your vote!
Connections between College Park, Hyattsville, and Riverdale are underway for the Rhode Island Avenue Trolley Trail.
Chicago magazine argues that current road conditions force cyclists into a survival of the fittest.
But can you even ride a bike in a city without being a jerk?
British bike paths: They’re self-aware!
Easygoing, enjoyable commutes—like on a bike—are a secret to happiness in urban areas.
A short profile of academia’s cycling guru, Ralph Buehler.
Stay warm with these winter-riding tips from Capital Bikeshare.
Read about a bike ride to Annapolis that benefited local organization Calvary Women’s Services.
Bike-friendly is a new buzzword for federal agencies.
Chris Zimmerman, long a champion of bike- and pedestrian-friendly policies on the Arlington County Board, is stepping down to join Smart Growth USA.
Bikes are outselling cars in Europe.
According to University of Oklahoma, very few people in D.C. get to work by car (we’re second only to New York); biking modeshare here has increased drastically in the past 12 years; and in the Northeast, we’ve got the highest amount of people commuting by bike.
The zebras are coming.
Our blog shouldn’t be the only local bike blog you’re reading. A great list can be found here.
Bikeshare data is swiftly becoming commuting data.
In the Netherlands, cyclists get their own roundabout high above a multi-lane highway.
Also in the Netherlands, a child’s death, as a result of a car crashing into his bicycle, triggered an extensive police investigation and a roadway redesign.
Last weekend’s Women & Bicycles bridesmaids’ dress ride, as told by the Washington Post
Some suburbs are realizing that bike-friendliness is a marketable quality.
Celebrities: They’re just like those of you who haul your family via bike.
Are you getting your money’s worth out of your Capital Bikeshare membership?
Don’t steal bikes. You might end up in jail for 12 years.
Read about a day in the life of a British female bike messenger.
What’s worse: no bike infrastructure or bad bike infrastructure?
The D.C. Bicycle Advisory Committee would like your comments on We Move DC’s proposed future bike infrastructure…
While the Georgetown Metropolitan assesses the potential benefits of the three proposed Move DC tracks.
Visual proof that commuting by bike to work is faster than driving.
Here’s the highest and best use of a GPS tracker.
Local bike blogger Rootchooper goes advocate after a meeting in Fairfax about upgrading U.S. Route 1.
Our bike-lane troubles could be worse.
CycloMend is a new D.C. service that will bring a bike mechanic to you.
The tremendously anti-bike bill considered by Georgia’s House of Representatives was pulled.
Consider this year’s Bike/Walk to School Day in D.C. a success.
Have you answered the MoveDC survey yet? Get to it (and prioritize options for better biking)!
Millenials drive less, duh.
The shutdown may have made your bike ride illegal, but it also means there’s (basically) no rules.
Meanwhile, in Arlington, the 9th Street bike boulevard is coming along nicely.
Yes, we are the new bike city to watch: We’re the third-best city for bike commuting in the U.S.
This guy crashed into a bunch of cars parked in bike lanes to prove that blocked bike lanes aren’t safe.
Capital Bikeshare had its busiest Tuesday ever this week.
Read our development coordinator Gina Arlotto’s letter about informing Maryland police officers of the state’s three-foot law after a crash.
Five very broad, basic ways to get more women involved in competitive cycling
Some takeaways from a trip to Europe by two Richmond-based cyclists and planners.
L.A.’s Ovarian Psychos Cycle Brigade is awesome, realizes the L.A. Times.
And Grist gives some love to our own Black Women Bike DC.
Capital Bikeshare turned three last week and released this celebratory infographic.
Some shots from last week’s Park(ing) Day, including our parklet
How effective are guerilla bike lanes?
DDOT’s acquiescence to Metropolitan AME on the design of the M Street bike lane sets a bad precedent…
…even as the Post declares that D.C. has made real progress with its bike infrastructure.
American Community Survey data confirms that more people are commuting by bike…
…so brush up with these biking-to-work tips.
Bikeshare is difficult for short people.
Many, many words on establishing the best bike lock.