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Dear Tourists of New York

Jamie Silverman | Posted 08.09.2016 | New York
Jamie Silverman

I know that you're all used to me writing blogs about dating but I'm taking a brief respite to write a blog about another topic that provides an equally endless source of frustration in my life -- biking in New York City.

This Is What the Cities of the Future Will Look Like

Enrique Penalosa | Posted 05.08.2016 | World
Enrique Penalosa

BOGOTÁ -- Our human habitat today is not just a little bit wrong. It is very wrong. Hopefully, future cities will be more effective in making all citizens feel equal and included.

The Future of America's Cities Lies in the Past

Kate Ascher | Posted 05.07.2016 | World
Kate Ascher

NEW YORK -- A decade from now, the hearts of some of our largest cities will no longer be defined by gleaming skyscrapers surrounded by well-manicured corporate plazas. The city will regain its human scale and emerge once again as a series of communities -- completing a fascinating journey back to the future.

Think Bicycle Commuters Are Good Citizens? You're Probably A Democrat

Christine Matthews | Posted 08.16.2014 | Politics
Christine Matthews

While largely choosing positive attributes about cyclists, Republican men were most likely to find cyclists just generally "annoying." 16% of Republican men (but just 4% of Republican women) said this cyclist was "annoying" compared to 3% of Democratic men and women.

Bicycling Under the Influence: What's the Harm?

David Sack, M.D. | Posted 05.20.2014 | Healthy Living
David Sack, M.D.

The laws against drunk driving are fairly clear. Most people know the dangers and have seen the campaigns warning the public of the consequences. But what about bicycling under the influence?

It's Dangerous to Chase the Moon: 9 Things Every Cyclist Should Know

Dr. Lisa Fitzpatrick | Posted 11.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Lisa Fitzpatrick

On the way back I was reminded of how little regard both motorists and pedestrians have for cyclists. These near misses and behaviors motivated me to highlight the following safety reminders for cyclists maneuvering in a city yet to fully embrace our presence on the road.

Tips to Survive City Riding on Bikeshare

Chris Abraham | Posted 10.01.2013 | DC
Chris Abraham

If you're in an urban environment and have taken to the streets on a pedal bike, be it through a bikeshare scheme or on your own bike, you're going to get yourself killed unless you pay close attention to my 35 of riding in cities on the street.

The Unnamed Bicycle Column: The Chosen Commuter

Keith Brown | Posted 05.21.2012 | New York
Keith Brown

We're at a point now where as a society we're moving past being interested in cycling as recreational activity and we're really beginning to embrace it as a form of transportation.