Michael Andersen, PlacesForBikes
Michael Andersen is the PlacesForBikes staff writer for PeopleForBikes, a national bicycling advocacy organization. He writes about how to build better biking, faster.
A researcher raises some interesting skepticism.
Even as South Memphis has left deep marks on U.S. culture, its neighborhoods themselves have suffered. Now the city is working through many channels to reverse that -- one of which is putting the district at the front of the queue to get one of the country's first connected networks of all-ages bikeways.
Michael Andersen blogs for The Green Lane Project, a PeopleForBikes program that helps U.S. cities build better bike lanes to create low-stress streets. Trivia question 1: Of all the trips taken by U.S. adults, how many lead to or from somewhere other than work? The answer is 78 percent. Trivia question 2: Of all the […]
Michael Andersen blogs for The Green Lane Project, a PeopleForBikes program that helps U.S. cities connect high-comfort biking networks. The most interesting thing about this week’s best bike infrastructure news isn’t what’s being built. It’s how it’s being built. Two years ago, the sprawling Canadian prairie metropolis of Calgary decided to buck tradition and test […]
Michael Andersen blogs for The Green Lane Project, a PeopleForBikes program that helps U.S. cities connect high-comfort biking networks. Bidirectional protected bike lanes, which put both directions of bike traffic on the same side of a street, aren’t ideal. But they can be useful in a pinch. Like all protected bike lanes, well-designed bidirectionals are […]