Category: Cycling

Cycling doubled in US during last 10 years, with young people, low income riders leading the way

A new US study shows cycling has doubled in the United States during the last 10 years, with people of colour, low income riders and young people leading the way. The report, called Pedalling Toward Equity and released… Read More

Main walking, cycling investments waiting for results of public input

When Vancouver city council voted to double capital spending on cycling infrastructure in 2009, it took only $1.5 million, taken from unallocated funds, to do the job. This year’s capital spending reflects a wide range of capital planning… Read More

Lack of bike lanes may slow runaway success of DC bikeshare

Washington, DC, is the latest city to experience a runaway success with public bike share, but supporters of the program fear the lack of decent cycling infrastructure — especially bike lanes — may curb expansion in the city’s… Read More

Geomapping ICBC bike accident reports sheds light on what’s working, what’s not

A fascinating new tool — an interactive map of ICBC’s  BC bicycle accident reports — is making the rounds on Velolove, a listserve I find indispensable for following cycling life in the city. The work of Eric Promislow,… Read More