Recent Streetsblog USA posts about Ciclovía

Photo: Erik Voss and the Atlanta Bicycle Coalition via the Better Bike Share Partnership

Bike-Share and Open Streets: A Perfect Match

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Open streets events, or ciclovias, give people a new way to explore their city's streets. Without cars on the streets, they're a natural opportunity for people who don't usually ride a bike to hop on two wheels -- and that's precisely why it's important to include bike-share systems in the mix, says Stefani Cox at the Better Bike Share Partnership.

If a 26.2-mile, Half-Day Street Closure Generates $188M…

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Why not Close New York City’s Streets to Traffic More Often? Sunday was New York City’s 26.2-mile block party, a once-a-year occasion for residents and visitors alike to actually enjoy the city streets. A recently announced economic-impact study of the 2005 race calculated that the marathon–complete with participants and spectators from near and far, sponsors, charities, media, prize […]