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In Mexico we occupy streets in a very particular manner—it may seem chaotic, but it is actually very complex and organized.

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Tag Archives: Bicycles

April 17, 2013
Pushing for a Philly Bike Share
Next City

Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter’s 2013 budget proposal included a line item eagerly awaited by smart growth proponents and bicycle advocates: A $3 million request to get a bike share program underway.

Long Beach will Have Its Own Cyclovia
LA Streetsblog

For readers and Long Beachers alike, they have known of my dream to bring a ciclovía to our city, my dream of shutting down a large stretch of street to make way for cyclists and skaters, walkers and runners.

April 15, 2013
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April 9, 2013
A Bike-In Cafe Pops Up in Zurich
Good.is

Zurich is already a bike-friendly city, with plenty of bike lanes, a third of all Zürchers biking at least twice a week, and some innovative tech like traffic lights that automatically recognize bicycles and let them go ahead of other vehicles.

Tampa Bike Safety Summit No April Fools Joke
DC Streetsblog

Bike advocates got yet another reason to love Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood last month when he announced that U.S. DOT would hold two bicycle safety summits this year.

April 8, 2013
Elevated Bike Lanes Coming to Chicago
Chicago Streetsblog

I’m a fan of the city’s efforts to get a total of 100 miles of protected bike lanes (which put a physical barrier between cyclists and moving traffic) and buffered bike lanes (conventional bike lanes with extra dead space striped on either side) by 2015.

April 7, 2013
Market Street Makeover Plans Back in Action
Curbed SF

Remember that long-hyped “Better Market Street” renaissance that was upon us? Yeah, after the series of controversial delays, it’s a hazy memory for us, too.

April 3, 2013
Why Were Saudi Women Not Allowed to Bike?
Streetsblog.net

In a bit of news that’s bound to add some perspective to your local battles, Saudi Arabia this week lifted the ban on public biking for women, sort of.

London’s Brick Lane to Host First Cycling Festival
East London Times

Brick Lane’s Old Truman Brewery will host the SPIN LDN festival in the first week of May, an event described by organizers as the “world’s first urban focused bicycle consumer show & festival”.

March 27, 2013
Omaha Mayoral Debates Focus on Bikes, Sprawl
Omaha World Herald

The Omaha mayoral candidates were all over the road Tuesday on those two big city issues, with several questioning the wisdom of Mayor Jim Suttle’s decisions to hire a bike czar and to develop bike lanes downtown.

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