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What Comes After One Million?

Tim Blumenthal | Posted 02.10.2015 | Impact
Tim Blumenthal

By 2025, we want Americans to take five times the number of bike rides each year that we make today. For this to happen, bike infrastructure will need to improve. We'll need five times the current number of protected bike lanes.

What One Million PeopleForBikes Supporters Will Mean For Bicycling

Tim Blumenthal | Posted 12.02.2014 | Impact
Tim Blumenthal

We launched PeopleForBikes in 2010 with the goal of uniting one million people for a better future for bicycling. In less than five years, more than 860,000 individuals have added their names in support of this mission.

How Bicycling Improves City Life for Everyone

Jay Walljasper | Posted 09.16.2014 | Green
Jay Walljasper

You can see big changes happening across America as communities from Fairbanks to St. Petersburg transform their streets into appealing places for people, not just cars and trucks.

Transportation Equity on Chicago's Streets

Renee Patten | Posted 03.19.2014 | Chicago
Renee Patten

The questions I am seeking answers to here: How can a neighborhood build a streetscape to prevent the "I didn't see you," excuse from occurring?

5X: Inside the Goals of PeopleForBikes

Tim Blumenthal | Posted 01.15.2014 | Green
Tim Blumenthal

Better bicycling means different things to different people in different places. For some, it's all about safe bike commutes and short trips; for othe...

The Gorilla in the Room

Tim Blumenthal | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Tim Blumenthal

When a moving 4,000-pound car hits a moving 25-pound bike, the outcome is always ugly. When a 180-pound bike rider slaps the hood of a nearby car in frustration, the outcome is usually ugly, too (though hardly of the same magnitude as a collision).

Amsterdam-by-the-Bay: Learning Better Biking From the Dutch

Jay Walljasper | Posted 08.01.2012 | San Francisco
Jay Walljasper

Transportation is one field where forward-looking Americans are examining what European, Asian and some Latin American nations have accomplished to increase mobility, reduce pollution, and strengthen the sense of community.

Should City's Cyclists Be Licensed To Ride?

Posted 12.27.2011 | Chicago

Ald. Richard Mell (33rd) confronted Transportation Commissioner Gabe Klein during a budget hearing Wednesday about his frustrations with unsafe cyclin...

Chicago Gets Its First Protected Bike Lane, Second Coming Soon

Posted 09.24.2011 | Chicago

The Chicago Department of Transportation on Monday announced the completion and official opening of the city's first protected bike lane, located alon...

Chicago's New Transportation Head Has Big Plans

Posted 08.14.2011 | Chicago

The city's newly appointed Department of Transportation commissioner and bike enthusiast Gabe Klein began unveiling his plans to retool the city's app...

WATCH: Downtown Gets First Protected Bike Lane Of Planned 100-Mile Network

Posted 08.07.2011 | Chicago

Anyone who's biked around Chicago knows that it's an easy and convenient way around the city, cheaper than our nation's-highest gas prices and way fas...