After several years of delay and significant design changes, CDOT has finally started work on the Uptown bikeway.
On Tuesday, Streetsblog covered a talk about protected bike lanes. Ryan Russo, head of Oakland’s newly formed Department of Transportation, and Mike Sallaberry, Project Manager for SFMTA’s Livable Streets division, supported the panel’s conclusion that protected bike lanes must become the new normal for street design. But two days later, I went through MacArthur BART station and […]
A mass bike ride planned through social media on Sunday came to an abrupt end when NYPD set up a roadblock and arrested more than a dozen kids, in some cases causing physical harm. The police response was excessive and uncalled-for, according to one older participant, who's looking into getting permits for future rides.
In the wake of calls for more Black and Brown ownership of the crash prevention program, officials discussed the department's outreach efforts.
Urban planners, at least when it comes to bikeway design, are still trying to undo the damage caused by vehicular cyclists in the 1970s and 80s, explained Bill Schultheiss, a traffic engineer who specializes in bike design and a member of the Bicycle Technical Committee and the Pedestrian Task Force of the National Committee on Uniform […]