‘Bike Boom’: Lessons from the ’70s cycling craze that swept the U.S. – Curbed

A new book about bicycling’s boom (and bust) has lessons for today’s riders and planners by Patrick Sisson While the U.S. isn’t the cycle-mad Netherlands—yet—recent news may suggest we’re entering a bike-riding renaissance. Biking has become a quickly growing (albeit still...
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Cyclist in downtown Chicago, which has recently installed a new series of protected bike lanes Russell Ingram, courtesy of Chicago Loop Alliance

Cycling success: 10 U.S. cities pushing biking forward, including Broward Co – Curbed

New infrastructure, better bikesharing, and safer streets by Patrick Sisson London announced a plan to spend a billion dollars on bike highways and cycling infrastructure late last year. Oslo wants to transform its downtown into a car-free zone by 2019. German cities are testing...
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How cities embraced biking and walking in 2016 – Curbed

Now we’re getting somewhere BY ALISSA WALKER In many ways, 2016 was a bad year for all commuters. Even as cities made vast expansions to their cycling networks, bike share programs, and pedestrian infrastructure, vehicle-miles driven grew to an all-time high. Consequently, after...
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A bicycle overlooking the city of Bergen, Norway. (Flickr/Bent Sigmund Olsen)

Norway’s National Transit Plan Will Spend Almost $1 Billion on New Bike Highways – CityLab

    Not bad for a country of 5 million people. Feargus O’Sullivan Norway has just announced a new tool in its fight against transit emissions: a new network of bike highways. As part of a plan announced last week, the country will spend a massive 8 billion...
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