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Bicycle Lanes

Westwood Boulevard Should Be a Great Street -- With Bicycle Lanes

Linda Sarna, PhD, RN, FAAN | Posted 01.07.2015 | Los Angeles
Linda Sarna, PhD, RN, FAAN

Reducing our car dependency will play a major role in improving the quality of life in our great city, and highly traveled streets like Westwood Boulevard can set the example for streets that facilitate zero-emission transportation options of cycling and walking.

Decycling: Can L.A. Be A Bike City?

Jack Skelley | Posted 02.18.2014 | Los Angeles
Jack Skelley

Los Angeles has a long way to go before catching the worldwide bike boom. In L.A.'s atomized political realm, one city council district may be ahead of the curve, while another is hitting the brakes.

The Unnamed Bicycle Column: A Cultural Shift

Keith Brown | Posted 06.06.2012 | New York
Keith Brown

The bike ride recently organized by the mayor of a small central New Jersey town was emblematic of a cultural shift, a national movement toward embracing so-called "alternative'' modes of transportation.

Rand Paul Anti-Bike Lane Plan Takes Big Hit

AP | By JOAN LOWY | Posted 01.01.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican senators failed Tuesday in their third effort in less than two months to eliminate federal money for bike paths, walking trai...

Judge Dismisses Lawsuit To Remove Brooklyn Bike Lane

Posted 10.17.2011 | New York

A lawsuit brought against the city for installing the divisive Prospect Park West bike lane was dismissed Tuesday, The New York Times reports. Sup...

Four Wheels Bad

Henry J. Stern | Posted 09.19.2011 | New York
Henry J. Stern

Truly committed car-haters try one scheme after another to make using a car in the city expensive, uncomfortable and, where they can, illegal.

The Bike Lane Wars, Part Two

John Petro | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
John Petro

The editorial page of the New York Post is trying to piece together an argument against the city's policy of encouraging bicycle use.

Hipsters vs. Hasids: The Battle Over Brooklyn's Bike Lanes

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The war over Williamsburg has taken yet another turn. In response to last week's removal of bike lanes in the traditionally Hasidic neighborhood in...