Tag: bike lanes

Infrastructure, Public Works

How Portland’s Transportation Bureau Lied About Bike Lanes

April 6, 2021

Via: NYC Streets Blog

Last February, the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) announced the Pave and Paint Project, with plans to repave and re-stripe Hawthorne Boulevard from SE 24th to SE 50th Ave. “We are looking to improve safety and better serve businesses on […]

Basic Services, Civil Service

Transportation Alternatives Wants Mayoral Candidates To Commit to 25% More Open Space 

March 1, 2021

Via: NYC Streets Blog

Vision Zero? How about Vision 25 by 25? A coalition of safe-street advocates are calling on all mayoral candidates to commit to giving streets back to the people, by transforming at least a quarter of the space that’s currently dedicated […]

Infrastructure, Public Transport

It Shouldn’t Take Years to Complete the Broadway Bike Lane

March 6, 2017

Via: NYC Streets Blog

Back in 2015, BikeDenver released this map of bike lanes to nowhere. Though Denver’s bike network has grown over the last couple of years, there’s still no safe, comfortable north-south bike connection through the heart of the city. That’s why the […]

Public Transport

“Pocket” Bike Lanes: A Small Step to Make Intersections Work Better?

August 16, 2016

Via: NYC Streets Blog

A bike lane that appears at an intersection to help guide bicyclists out of the way of turning drivers — in Washington, D.C., they call this a “pocket lane.” David Cranor writes at Greater Greater Washington that the District is looking to add […]