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Posts Tagged ‘bicycles’

The Cost of Parking Our Cars

The Cost of Parking Our Cars

photo courtesy Sue Prant Parking a car in the United States is expensive. Not necessarily to the car owner, but to society. A fascinating and recent report by the Victoria Transport Policy Institute sheds some light on how much a parking space [...]

Bikes and Bus Rapid Transit

Bikes and Bus Rapid Transit

There's still political wrangling to be done and funding to be found, but with a little luck we'll see something resembling Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) coming to the US 36 corridor Real Soon Now. I think this is great, and will make very efficient use [...]

Rutgers | Cycling to work in 90 large American cities: new evidence on the role of bike paths and lanes

Rutgers | Cycling to work in 90 large American cities: new evidence on the role of bike paths and lanes

"ities with a greater supply of bike paths and lanes have significantly higher bike commute rates—even when controlling for land use, climate, socioeconomic factors, gasoline prices, public transport supply, and cycling safety. ... Our results are [...]

Save the Fourmile Creek East-West Bike/Ped Connection

Save the Fourmile Creek East-West Bike/Ped Connection

The city is considering alternatives for the Fourmile Creek path in the vicinity of 19th and Upland near Crest View Elementary School (see project map here). The staff recommendation is to put the multi-use path along the creek right of way. This [...]

Stuff.co.nz | Christchurch Expat Hails Cycle-Friendly City

Stuff.co.nz | Christchurch Expat Hails Cycle-Friendly City

"When we arrived from earthquake-ravaged Christchurch for a six-month stay in Boulder, we were struck by the similarities between the two cities and wondered if some features of the Boulder lifestyle could be beneficial in a rebuilt [...]

The High Cost of Free Parking in Boulder

The High Cost of Free Parking in Boulder

Over the last year or so, I’ve been involved with the planning and design of the public space that will accompany some of the first re-developments in the Transit Village/Boulder Junction, mostly Pearl Parkway between 30th St. and the railroad [...]

Revisiting Junction Place, the TVAP and Multi-Way Boulevards

Revisiting Junction Place, the TVAP and Multi-Way Boulevards

Last fall, representatives from Community Cycles participated in a discussion with the city and various stakeholders regarding upcoming redevelopment along Pearl Parkway.  I wrote about the experience and the Transit Village Area Plan (TVAP) more [...]

GOOD | How Biking Can Save Cities Billions of Dollars in Health Expenses

GOOD | How Biking Can Save Cities Billions of Dollars in Health Expenses

Last week, the journal Environmental Health Perspectives published findings from a study by scientists at the University of Wisconsin on the economic and health benefits of switching from a car to a bike for trips shorter than five miles long in 11 [...]

Shareable | Why are Bikes Being Targeted by Congress?

Shareable | Why are Bikes Being Targeted by Congress?

How in the the world can biking and walking be controversial? Read the entire article at Shareable.net: Why are Bikes Being Targeted by Congress?

Steamboats Are Ruining Everything | Bike salmon: omen or harbinger?

Steamboats Are Ruining Everything | Bike salmon: omen or harbinger?

Last summer, I got a new bike, much easier to ride and much zippier than the hand-me-down I’d been using. A little high on my new confidence, I was for about twenty-four hours a somewhat aggressive, even reckless biker. I don't remember my sins [...]

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