Traffic Signal. Berlin, Germany.

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This is What a Bike-Friendly City Looks Like

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Montreal: Youth, extraordinary bravery and helmets are unnecessary. Montreal: A two-way, buffered bike lane on a residential street. Montreal: A two-way, physically-separated bike lane on a busy avenue. Berlin: Bike lanes along this busy avenue are clearly differentiated from the street and sidewalk using color and physical separation. Berlin: Bike lanes often share sidewalk space […]

Bike and Ped Infrastructure Depends on Federal Funds, Too

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With all the kerfuffle in Washington right now over the federal transportation law and the crisis in the Highway Trust Fund, it seems like an appropriate time to be reminded of the role that federal dollars play in funding bicycle infrastructure. Today, Streetsblog Network member DC Bicycle Transportation Examiner has a post doing exactly that: […]

NYC Stim Projects Help Fund Big Bike-Ped Improvements

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Brooklyn Bridge upkeep grabbed headlines this morning, but wait til you see what’s happening on Houston Street. Yesterday Mayor Bloomberg unveiled the list of city transportation projects set to receive an injection of federal stimulus cash. Budget-wise, the big ticket items are mostly bridge repair projects, but channeling those stim bucks toward necessary maintenance also […]