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Yes, People Still Park in Bike Lanes

Bike lanes have about a dozen different names and an approximately equal number of design variations. However, the intended purpose of bike lanes is the same on all streets, in all cities: to provide cyclists with a car-free lane for safer, more efficient riding. When used appropriately, bike lanes make our streets safer for motorists, […]

Affordable Care: Bicycling

BluesCat is a resident of Phoenix, Arizona, who originally returned to bicycling in 2002 in order to help his son get the Boy Scout Cycling merit badge. His bikes sat idle until the summer of 2008 when gas prices spiked at over $4.00 per gallon. Since then, he has become active cycling, day-touring, commuting by […]

Calculating the Leap to Driving Less

I’m projecting onto this calculator my wish that it will help make easier both the small leaps and the large ones.

Mo Rocca: ‘We’ll all be on bikes’

It was just a little thing, but another Wait! Wait! Don’t Tell Me! panelist managed to irritate me over the weekend.

Pedaling Revolution: A Review

“Pedaling Revolution: How Cyclists are Changing American Cities,” written by Jeff Mapes, has been read and reviewed for well over a year, but it is still worth a read and a mention more than eighteen months after its publication. This book is wonkiness at its finest. Mapes, whose professional credentials are primarily in political reporting, […]

Which Electric Bike is Right for You?

Today’s E-Bike Wednesday Guest Article is brought to you by Dan Woodard.  Dan designs and builds custom electric bikes.  He quit his high-tech engineering job to follow his passion in electric bikes.  Follow his blog where he shares his experiences. If you have considered buying an electric bike, there are many configurations and options […]