Moments after he delivered the keynote address to the National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO), Oregon's Rep. Earl Blumenauer, head of the Congressional Bike Caucus, met with us for this exclusive one-on-one chat.
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This video explores several traffic calming amenities Paris has installed. For example, there are areas in Paris where curbs have been removed and bikes, pedestrians, buses and taxis coexist. On wider roads bikes share the BRT lanes with buses and taxis. Counter-flow bike lanes expand the bike network. Raise crosswalks and neckdowns slow traffic and make pedestrians more visible at intersection.
Welcome to an innovative way of thinking about transit: ask your passengers to design routes, let them name them, and decide the frequency in which they operate. That's what Boulder, Colorado does and they sure seem to have discovered the right way to make bus riding fun and enticing!
Transportation Alternatives held its 7th annual Commuter Challenge pitting cyclist, driver, and transit rider in the ultimate showdown of speed. In the end, the bike proved swiftest over the 4.5 mile course which began in Brooklyn's Fort Greene and ended in Manhattan's Union Square.
Looking at some of the pros and cons of Bus Rapid Transit in Los Angeles.
Rev. Billy Preaches Bikes & Transit at the NYC Auto Show in a performance with Transportation Alternatives.
Enrique Peñalosa encourages New Yorker activists to fight for positive change and Bus Rapid Transit.
In Part 2 of our Bogotá trilogy, we examine the tremendously successful Bus Rapid Transit system which has revolutionized transit there.
Brooklynites talk about the travails of riding buses from Bay Ridge to lower Manhattan.
Dave Campbell of the Bicycle-Friendly Berkeley Coalition gives us a quick tour of the Berkeley Bikestation, one of many innovative bike parking facilities in the East Bay area.