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An event in the West Colfax neighborhood of Denver where local cruiser car culture merged with biking. (Photo courtesy of Denver Streets Partnership)

How 5 Cities Are Breaking Down Barriers to Biking

March 25th, 2021

Bike advocates in Austin, Denver, New Orleans, Pittsburgh and Providence share how they’re already using recent recommendations from Charles T. Brown and other researchers. ...

Photo courtesy of Providence Streets Coalition in Providence, Rhode Island.

“Where America Fails, So Have We in Bicycling.”

March 4th, 2021

A candid conversation with Charles T. Brown, the lead investigator of a new, groundbreaking report on barriers to biking in the U.S. ...

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America's Best New Bikeways of 2020

December 18th, 2020

We can all agree, 2020 was tougher than anyone anticipated. As the year began, planning for a pandemic could only be described as a fantastical thought exercise, but by March the realities of COVID-19 reached all corners of America, dramatically changing nearly every aspect of people’s lives. ...

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New Orleans’ Connect the Crescent: Final Report

April 3rd, 2019

Last year, local advocacy organization Bike Easy, the City of New Orleans, and other community partners installed Connect the Crescent, a three-month demonstration project that added 3.5 miles of protected bikeways, improvements for people walking and taking transit, art installations, and open stre ...

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Making Changes Takes Support

December 27th, 2018

PFB’s Big Jump Project continues to provide resources for cities pushing boundaries to accelerate the rate of change. This year, our collaboration with local governments and non-profit organizations yielded big results in a handful of cities. ...

Volunteers paint “sharrows” onto a street in New Orleans to help mark bike routes. (Source: Bike Easy.)

New Orleans’ Growing Bike Culture

September 18th, 2018

New Orleans is known more for its beignets than its biking. But that could soon change. The city is making strides toward building out a connected network and engaging citizens in a burgeoning bike culture that’s as colorful as a Mardi Gras parade. ...