How did two of North America's leading cycling cities take care of their riders during COVID-19? Hint: pop-up bike lanes, school streets, and other innovations — many of which are now being made permanent.
In response to COVID-19, Berlin built 25.9 kilometers of pop-up bicycle lanes along key arterial roads with multiple car travel lanes in each direction, among other improvements. Here's what happened next.
The COVID-19 pandemic brought about the most rapid transformation of the streetscape in Greater London in recent decades, resulting in a sharp rise in both walking and cycling. See how the Brits did it, and how they're still building on their success.