Bicycling

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A new village for compact regional growth

Form Ithaca examined how spread-out growth in the Town of Ithaca can be reorganized into a village with a complete street connecting to downtown.

Narrow streets help in bicycle commuting

Philadelphia has Little Asphalt--and that creates a network that allows for appealing pedestrian and bicycle travel.

Midtown's TSW Honored by Georgia Commute Options

TSW, an Atlanta-based planning, architecture and landscape architecture firm has been honored by Georgia Commute Options for the company’s commitment to clean commuting (carpooling, walking, cycling, taking public transportation, telecommuting, etc.). TSW won in the Best Overall Program category, and Alex Fite-Wassilak, TSW community planner, was recognized in the Road Warrior category for his commitment to commuting to and from work via bicycle.

Biking is empowerment

A fair number of whites commute by bike in Memphis, but a much larger percentage of African Americans do so.

23 million bikeshare rides and no deaths

A Reuters article reported this astonishing statistic: 23 million rides have been taken in US bikeshare systems since 2007 with no reported fatalities.

Ped-bike advocates and urbanists: Get together

A new benchmarking report on biking and walking reveals a big hole in this growing movement — many ped-bike advocates rarely talk to urbanists and vice-versa.

My place on Earth

From the planet to the neighborhood, from city life to nature, the world of Kaid Benfield is presented in a series of photographs.

Top 10 reasons for a new American Dream

For three generations, the American Dream was largely defined by continual suburban expansion. A new urban dream has emerged, and it is here to stay.

Avoiding mistakes in bike-ped infrastructure

Today I’m going to provide some tips – some do’s and don’ts – for public officials to help them navigate the difficult transition from drive-only to bicycle and pedestrian friendly.

The coolest urban trail you are likely to see

Indianapolis's remarkable Cultural Trail is more than a pedestrian and bike trail. It demonstrates green infrastructure while guiding users through the city’s most important neighborhoods and assets.

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