A plan to put an extra-wide suburban Atlanta thoroughfare on a road diet, adding protected bike lanes in the process, has come under fire from a local columnist with an unhealthy vendetta against people who ride bikes.
Whizzing above the city may sound appealing in a Jetsons sort of way, but Uber's thinking on this technology is completely untethered from its impact on the cities and towns below, where the people are.
Amy Klobuchar: Trump Should Negotiate With Democrats to Secure Infrastructure Deal (Hill) WMATA GM Tries to Convince Politicians to Support (and Fund) His Blueprint for Fixing Metro (WAMU) AJC Columnist: Atlanta Suburb’s Protected Bike Lanes Make It Harder for Me to Drive Through Quickly Portland’s Bike-Share System Looks at Ways to Include Disabled Riders (LA Times) Virginia and Arizona Compete […]
People do it in cars and on bikes. It's a tradeoff worth taking.
A massive new study of commuters in the United Kingdom reveals that people who bike to work tend to live longer and are at lower risk of heart disease and cancer. While the study establishes correlation but doesn't prove causation, the size of the sample and the magnitude of the effects strongly suggest that biking to work can yield major health benefits.
Chao Offers No Promises About Federal Funding for Boston’s Green Line Extension (Boston Globe) GOP State Legislators Urge Chao to Kill Funding for Minneapolis Southwest Light Rail (Star Tribune) Ohio Business Leaders Want Trump to Fund $1 Billion Highway Expansion from Canton to Pittsburgh (Crain’s) Boston Cyclists Say It’s Time for Less Talk, More Action on City’s […]