Today’s Headlines

  • Mica Claims Transpo Bill Biggest Reform Since Eisenhower (Politico)
  • LaHood Pushes to Help Detroit Transit (HuffPo)
  • Lanes Before Trains Mantra Continues in Jersey (NJ.com)
  • Denmark’s First Cycle Superhighway (NYT)
  • Merkley Drives 300 Miles in Oregon “Without a Drop of Gasoline” (The Hill)
  • Webinar Tomorrow: “The 101 on MAP-21”
  • Lobbying for Freight Bikes in Europe (EurActiv, Bike Portland)
  • Jindal Withholds Records of Alternative Fuel Tax Credits (AP)

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Which should come first, good bike infrastructure or bike-share? This is a matter of some debate, and we don’t pretend to have a definitive answer. But we do have some instructive research. While it’s obviously ideal to have bike infrastructure prior to embarking on a bike-share program, many communities, like Chattanooga, Tennessee, and Dayton, Ohio, […]

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Which should come first, good bike infrastructure or bike-share? This is a matter of some debate, and we don’t pretend to have a definitive answer. But we do have some instructive research. While it’s obviously ideal to have bike infrastructure prior to embarking on a bike-share program, many communities, like Chattanooga, Tennessee, and Dayton, Ohio, […]

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Chicago Takes Tentative First Step Toward Bike-Sharing

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A pilot station for Chicago’s proposed bike-sharing program, on display a couple of weeks ago. Photo: vizcha via Flickr Public bike-sharing is coming to yet another American city.  The concept, first proven in Lyon, France and made famous by Paris’s Vélib, offers members easy access to public bikes at stations across a city. With bike […]