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Cycling in the US from a Dutch Perspective

Looking at cycling in some places in the US in June 2013, from a Dutch perspective. more »

Oct 1, 2013 Videos (1 Comments)

Complete Streets: How Including Everyone Can Make Communities Safe, Fun, and Prosperous

The Complete Streets movement is gaining more ground as politicians and planners respond to the call for safer and more inclusive streets. more »

Jun 3, 2013 Features

How to Increase Bicycling for Daily Travel

Active Living Research, a National Program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, has released a new report that aims provide cities with the most effective strategies for increasing daily bicycle travel. more »

May 21, 2013 Features (2 Comments)

Photos Courtesy of John Greenfield

Chicago’s Goal: Best Big City for Bicycling in America

“Building a bicycling network is important to creating a quality of life in Chicago that will attract businesses and families to the city,” announced Mayor Rahm Emanuel at the opening of the Dearborn Street protected bike lanes. more »

Feb 22, 2013 Cities (3 Comments)

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Anna Sierra enjoying the bike lanes.

Kathleen Wilker

Bike-Friendly, Kid-Friendly Montréal

My nine-year-old daughter and I escaped to Montréal for a Mama-Daughter mini biking vacation. We loved the glorious bike lanes, great eats and visits with good friends. more »

Nov 19, 2012 Families on Bikes (2 Comments)

Making walking to school kid-friendly.

Kathleen Wilker

Kickstand Session on the Way to School

Day two of the Kickstand Sessions started with a walk to school and finished with presenting great cycling ideas to city councillors. more »

Nov 11, 2012 Families on Bikes

Working on routes kids need to bike to school.

Kathleen Wilker

Kickstand Sessions Arrive in Ottawa

Dutch and Danish mobility consultants team up to deliver workshops on building fabulous cycling cities across North America. Local planners, engineers, elected officials and advocates work together to design innovative solutions for cyclists. more »

Nov 8, 2012 Families on Bikes (1 Comments)

Dunsmuir Street separated bike lanes in September, 2010.

Amy Walker

UBC Study - Bicycle Infrastructure Can Reduce Risk of Injury by Half

Physically separated bicycle lanes carry the lowest risk to cyclists, while streets with parked cars and no infrastructure for bicyclists pose the greatest. more »

Oct 19, 2012 Bike Advocacy Blog