City Planning for Bikes http://momentummag.com/topics/city-planning/index.rss A bike-friendly city is planned that way. News and new ideas about bike routes, bike lanes and other ingredients of a cycling city. en-us Mon, 16 Jun 2014 11:49:00 GMT Public Park(ing) – Rise of the Parklet Movement The parklet, two or more parking spaces completely redesigned to function as anything but parking – an active extension of the sidewalk.

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Re-Imaging Los Angeles Pacoima Beautiful is now pushing to transform one street into a pedestrian plaza.

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Park(ing) Day to Parklet in 6 Steps Six simple steps to turn a one-day parking space reinvention into a parklet.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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The Green Lane Project A tour de force initiative has launched to deliver world-class cycling infrastructure to US cities.

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Bicycle Culture by Design: Mikael Colville-Andersen at TEDxZurich Mikael Colville-Andersen, an urban mobility expert and CEO for Copenhagenize Consulting, presents Bicycle Culture By Design at TEDxZurich.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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The 6 D's of Sustainable Transit-Oriented Development Adapted from TransLink in Vancouver and an interview with its former managing director of planning and policy, Michael Shiffer.

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Gil Peñalosa – A Call For Change Gil Peñalosa is adamant that the way we experience cities must be changed, especially now. He feels that five key elements will drive change in urban communities.

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Bicycles are Transit: Linking Cycling, Transit, Planning and People Infrastructure that is supportive of people on bikes, especially those who use bicycles for transportation, expands our daily travel choices, allowing us to find the most convenient, fastest way for our own particular needs.

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5 Cities Changing Gears These five cities are recognizing the bicycle as transportation and integrating bicycle travel as part of a comprehensive transportation system.

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Meet April Economides Long Beach native and president and founder of Green Octopus Consulting. Economides specializes in transforming business districts and cities into healthy and fun places to live, work and play.

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Great Places Need Complete Streets How do you create sustainable, livable communities?

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Percent of Bike Trips by Women Women’s share of total bike trips in Netherlands, Denmark, Germany, UK, Australia & North America.

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