Pedestrian & Bicycle

Issues & Modes / Pedestrian & Bicycle

According to League of American Bicyclists, between 2005 and 2017, 84 percent of the 70 largest cities in the U.S. experienced a positive trend of bicycle commuting. In recent years there was also a modest increase in the percent of commuters who walk, averaged across all states and the largest cities. City planners and policymakers have begun to consider ways to safely accommodate increasing numbers of vulnerable active transportation road users. Some places have established goals for reaching a designated number of miles of protected bike lane networks, or else implement reduced speed limits within specific areas with the goal of improving safety.

Community-Supported Plan Fuels Transportation Transformations

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Toward a Multimodal California: How the State is Investing in Walking, Biking, and Transit

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Guest Op-Ed: What Streets Are Today, What Streets Should Be Tomorrow

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Guest Op-Ed: Micromobility Toward the Future – An Opportunity Arose in the Pandemic

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Guest Op-Ed: Alternative Traffic Enforcement to Re-Center Road Safety

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Guest Op-Ed: Repurposed Streets + Small Vehicles = Big Wins for Climate, Safety, and Justice

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Centennial Anthology: A Collection of Essays and Ideas

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Guest Op-Ed: Protecting Pedestrians, Our Most Vulnerable Road Users

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Bike infrastructure will help prevent crashes and fatalities, advocates and researchers say

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Webinar: Trains, Buses, People: An Opinionated Atlas of US and Canadian Transit

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Centennial Institute

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Webinar: COVID-19 Mobility Adaptations: Building a Knowledge Base for New Practices

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