Featured Articles

standard The Pedestrian–Cyclist Armistice

Christine Ribbecke tries out a Citi Bike model bicycle at Bike Expo, an exposition for cyclists, May 3, 2013, in New York. New Yorkers prepare for the launch of theCiti Bike bike-sharing program, which will involve thousands of bicycles at hundreds of locations around the city tol be available to rent.
Photo by Stan Honda/AFP/Getty ImagesChristine Ribbecke tries out a Citi Bike model bicycle at Bike Expo, an exposition for cyclists, May 3, 2013, in New York. New Yorkers prepare for the launch of theCiti Bike bike-sharing program, which will involve thousands of bicycles at hundreds of locations around the city tol be available to rent. Photo by Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images

MAY 22 2013 7:41 AM By L.V. Anderson and Aisha Harris Source: Slate Following in the footsteps of Amsterdam; Portland, Ore.; and Washington, D.C., among other cities, New York is set to launch its bike-share program, Citi Bike, on Memorial […]

standard [KiroTV] Aggressive cyclists attacking motorists, pedestrians

KIRO 7 investigates aggressive bicyclistsKIRO 7 investigates aggressive bicyclists

Posted: 10:51 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013 By Deborah Horne Source: KiroTV Dan McConnell met us where he had a violent encounter with a bicyclist last August. The assault loosened some of his teeth. “It happened in the center lane. […]

standard Is dangerous cycling a problem?

MPs could introduce a new offence of causing death by dangerous cycling. But how much of a danger do these two-wheeled travellers really pose?MPs could introduce a new offence of causing death by dangerous cycling. But how much of a danger do these two-wheeled travellers really pose?

13 April 2011 Last updated at 05:28 ET By Jon Kelly Source: BBC News Magazine MPs could introduce a new offence of causing death by dangerous cycling. But how much of a danger do these two-wheeled travellers really pose? There is little […]

standard Cyclist kills pedestrian; does calling “on your left” not work?

Photo (of a safe interaction) by M.V. Jantzen on Flickr.Photo (of a safe interaction) by M.V. Jantzen on Flickr.

by David Alpert   •   June 12, 2012 Source: Greater Greater Washington A man on a bike hit an 81-year-old woman walking on the Four Mile Run trail, ARLnow reports, and the woman subsequently died of the injuries. Do we need better consensus on […]

standard Sharing Space with Pedestrians

Sharing Space With PedestriansSharing Space With Pedestrians

Saturday, June 23, 2012 Source: LovelyBike As cyclists, when we are not sharing the roads with cars we often share space with pedestrians: mixed use paths (MUPs), off road trails, certain types of crossings, even the road itself in areas […]

standard Spokes | The Cyclist-Pedestrian Wars

Ozier Muhammad/The New York Times A biker knocked down Thomas Bernardin.Ozier Muhammad/The New York Times A biker knocked down Thomas Bernardin.

By J. DAVID GOODMAN SEPTEMBER 18, 2010 7:30 PM Source: NYTimes For as long as there have been cyclists in the city, there have been pedestrians who have viewed them as a dangerous menace. First, there were the “scorchers,” a […]

standard Can cyclists and pedestrians share the road?

'We've got an aggressive road culture in Britain' … Danny Williams and Caroline Russell. Photograph: Graham Turner for the Guardian Graham Turner/Guardian'We've got an aggressive road culture in Britain' … Danny Williams and Caroline Russell. Photograph: Graham Turner for the Guardian Graham Turner/Guardian

Interview by Joanna Moorhead Friday 4 January 2013 15.31 EST Source: The Guardian Cycling shot up the agenda in 2012 with Britain’s Olympic success and a national media campaign. But are other road users being forgotten in the rush to make […]

standard Moderate Drinker Or Alcoholic? Many Americans Fall In Between

Women who consume eight or more drinks per week are considered excessive drinkers, according to the CDC. Breast cancer, liver disease and heart disease have all been linked to excessive drinking over time.

Ann Boyajian/Illustration Works/CorbisWomen who consume eight or more drinks per week are considered excessive drinkers, according to the CDC. Breast cancer, liver disease and heart disease have all been linked to excessive drinking over time. Ann Boyajian/Illustration Works/Corbis

November 20, 2014 6:23 PM ET Allison Aubrey Source: NPR A lot of us make the assumption that there are two kinds of drinkers: moderate drinkers who have a glass of wine with dinner, and on the other end of […]

standard Crash victim calls for separating cyclists and pedestrians on Lakefront Trail

Rewarding 'Bad Behavior'?Rewarding 'Bad Behavior'?

Submitted by kwhitehead on Tue, 11/18/2014 – 11:15am Source: Active Transportation Alliance Megan Williams, 27, was jogging on Chicago’s Lakefront Trail while training for her first Chicago Marathon earlier this fall when she was suddenly struck by a bicyclist. The […]

standard An open letter to UK’s cycle training industry

Cycling Embassy of Great BritainCycling Embassy of Great Britain

20TH OF NOVEMBER 2014 · 18:36 Source: Department for Transport Re: Government using cycle training as an excuse to sideline cycling Dear TABS and other cycle training organisations, Are you annoyed that the politicians use you to suppress cycling? This probably comes […]

standard How Egalitarian Is Cycling?

Biker and Snow Plows share the street in ChicagoBiker and Snow Plows share the street in Chicago

Background Reading The Joy of Winter Cycling/Winter book Posted by Tom A.K. on November 19, 2014 at 10:08pm http://bicycletouringpro.com/blog/winter-book/ by Darren Alff http://bicycletouringpro.com/blog/winter-bike-touring-clothes/ by Darren Alff The Joy of Winter Cycling/Winter book and winter clothing from bicycletouringpro.com. Winter Bike Touring Clothes Cycling […]

standard Schwalbe Marathon Winter review

Schwalbe Marathon Winter TyresSchwalbe Marathon Winter Tyres

Posted by Dave on September 21, 2012 Source: Dave McGraw Limited lifespan may disappoint, especially considering the cost Schwalbe’s Marathon Winter tyre is a specialist tyre with one purpose – keeping you upright and smiling when snow and ice are […]

standard Could Strava Lead Thieves To Your House?

Do you think he's using Strava for his getaway?(Photo by 24oranges.nl)Do you think he's using Strava for his getaway?(Photo by 24oranges.nl)

November 19, 2014 ELSPETH HUYETT Source: Bicycling A recent outbreak of bike thefts in Wales leaves Strava users questioning privacy A recent rash of bicycle thefts in Carmarthenshire, Wales is being linked to GPS ride-recording apps like Strava. The rise […]

standard Cyclist Blocks Car in Beijing Bike Lane, Becomes Internet Hero

A motorist in Beijing demonstrates the wrong way to “take the lane.”A motorist in Beijing demonstrates the wrong way to “take the lane.”

BY MOLLY HURFORD Expat rider takes a stand for cyclist rights If you think bike lanes in the US are abused, look at the situation in Beijing: Even the protected lanes are at risk. At least, they were until a non-caped crusader […]

standard [Video] Glow-in-the-Dark Bike Path Inspired by a Van Gogh Painting

StudioRoosegaarde1

Posted by Sara Barnes on November 13, 2014 at 8:18am Source: My Modern Met The Dutch-based Studio Roosegaarde just unveiled a stunning illuminated trail in Nuenen, Netherlands. Called Van Gogh-Roosegaard Bicycle Path, it’s based on the famous Vincent Van Gogh painting The […]

standard News Analysis: Little Girl Lost, And Justice Denied

Allison Liao (courtesy of Hsi-Pei Liao and Amy Tam/courtesy of Hsi-Pei Liao and Amy Tam)Allison Liao (courtesy of Hsi-Pei Liao and Amy Tam/courtesy of Hsi-Pei Liao and Amy Tam)

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 – 04:00 AM By Andrea Bernstein Source: WNYC As traffic deaths go, the case of 3-year Allison Liao may be one of the saddest. On October 6 of last year, the little girl was crossing Main Street […]