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standard Talking Headways Podcast: Dear Bike People

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by Tanya Snyder Thursday, October 23, 2014 Source: StreetsBlog Do people of color and low-income people ride bikes? Not as much as they could, given all the great benefits biking offers, particularly to people without a lot of disposable cash. [...]

standard Video : The Amazing Brompton!

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Okay, I’ve actually had one of these personally demonstrated for me by my mom’s estate attorney. He rides it to his law office each day, and simply stows it in a small closet while working. So, as we’ve seen prior, [...]

standard Vision For A Bicycle Club Website

DC Bike Club Gathering
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Background Reading  A Bicycle Club Confirms Its Stand On Lawful Riding (BeezodogsPlace) Ride/Event Calendars : Strategies for Bike Club Web Users & Administrators (BeezodogsPlace) A Cat Fight Breaks Out at the Chicago Cyclists “Whine and Jeez” Club Sleep Over (BeezodogsPlace) Good bicycle route [...]

standard U.S. DOT to Publish Its Own Manual on Protected Bike Lanes

FHWA’s Dan Goodman pointed to before-and-after images from New York’s First Avenue redesign to show how protected bike lanes can improve safety. Photos: David Shankbone/Wikimedia and NYC DOTFHWA’s Dan Goodman pointed to before-and-after images from New York’s First Avenue redesign to show how protected bike lanes can improve safety. Photos: David Shankbone/Wikimedia and NYC DOT

by Tanya Snyder Tuesday, September 23, 2014 Source: StreetsBlog U.S. DOT to Publish Its Own Manual on Protected Bike Lanes | Streetsblog USA (PDF)

standard How to end the war on walkers in the Twin Cities

So many of Minneapolis' streets seem to say, "Don't walk."So many of Minneapolis' streets seem to say, "Don't walk."

By Marlys Harris | 11/05/12 Source: MinnPost This coverage is made possible by grants from the Central Corridor Funders Collaborative and The McKnight Foundation. I love walking — maybe because it’s the only athletic activity that I do semi-competently. My favorite [...]

standard Ending The War on the Car: How Cyclists Might Talk To Conservatives and Drivers

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Lloyd Alter (@lloydalter) January 4, 2011 Source: Tree Hugger The phrase “war on the car” was common in Toronto, Canada whenever a bike lane was installed or new dedicated streetcar lanes proposed. The war quieted down for a while, until [...]

standard Is it time for a real war on cars?

There is no war on cars — but there should be. (Credit: poeloq)There is no war on cars — but there should be. (Credit: poeloq)

By David Suzuki with contributions from Ian Hanington, Senior Editor April 17, 2014 Source: David Suzuki Foundation Cars directly kill and hurt more people every year than most diseases, resulting in 1.5 million deaths and 78 million injuries needing medical [...]