Bicycling

Content about bicycling

Circle

Circle

Courtesy of Mia Birk, Alta Planning

Crossing

Crossing

Courtesy of Mia Birk, Alta Planning

Refuge island

Refuge island

Courtesy of Mia Birk, Alta Planning

Typical signage

Typical signage

For a bicycle boulevard. Courtesy of Mia Birk, Alta Planning

Prioritize travel

Prioritize travel

Stops sign configuration on a bicycle boulevard. Courtesy of Mia Birk, Alta Planning

Bike boulevards use street grids to boost two-wheeled travel

Portland has created more than 300 miles of bicycle facilities. Among the most effective are “neighborhood greenways.”

Job generation table

Job generation table

Source: Estimating the Employment Impacts of Pedestrian, Bicycle, and Road Infrastructure

Pedestrian and bike projects are top job generators

Using Baltimore as a case study, a UMass researcher finds that bicycle and pedestrian upgrades generate substantially more jobs than road repairs and improvements.

Job generation table

Job generation table

Source: Estimating the Employment Impacts of Pedestrian, Bicycle, and Road Infrastructure

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