Tag Archives: Bike Lanes

PeopleForBikes Community Grant Program

The PeopleForBikes Community Grant Program supports bicycle infrastructure projects and targeted advocacy initiatives that make it easier and safer for people of all ages and abilities to ride. Letters of interest due July 21; applications due October 13. Learn more and apply... Read more

Denver’s Commuter Corridors Are No Longer Just for Cars

As the City of Denver grapples with a surging population, intensifying traffic at all hours of the day and high demand for driving alternatives, public works officials increasingly are dividing up precious pavement, ending the decades of supremacy enjoyed by cars. Transportation planners say making Broadway more accessible to cyclists and transit is a way to increase its travel capacity and create better, more reliable alternatives for people who don’t drive to get around. Read more... Read more

Protected Bike Lanes Are Sprouting Up in Walmart Country

Can protected bike lanes get people biking for transportation in northwest Arkansas? The Walton Family Foundation wanted to see. The foundation, which is supported by the Walmart family fortune, embarked on a month-long pilot project to quickly build out protected bike lanes connecting the three cities and their trail systems. Read more... Read more

When It Comes to Walkability, Mexico City Is Miles Ahead

Mexico City is a city of wide sidewalks and integrated bike lanes, lush parks and cool street tree canopies, and dense, mixed-use urban neighborhoods. As a matter of fact, nearly every neighborhood within Mexico City’s giant ring road—the Circuito Interior—has a walkscore above 95. Many major U.S. cities lack even one neighborhood with such a high score. Even on the outer fringe of Mexico’s sprawling Distrito Federal, neighborhoods often have walkscores upwards of 70, qualifying as “very walkable.” What makes... Read more
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