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A United Front

When it comes to bikes as transportation, and infrastructure, I can’t help but feeling that what we need most is a united front. All you have to do is peruse the comments on bike advocacy forums, or the comments section of Yehuda Moon, to see that we do anything but present a consistent message about read more »

My two seconds of fame in this Bike to Work Day 2016 Video

Woo hoo! I make a special appearance for about two seconds in the background at 1:05 in a Bike to Work Day 2016 video from the San Francisco Bay Area Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC).

White House

Two people bike through the snow past the White House in Washington, DC before an epic winter storm assaults the eastern United States. Embed from Getty Images

Economist: Fewer vehicle miles traveled is ruining America

The United States Federal government measures vehicle usage nationally and at the state level as “Vehicle Miles Traveled” or VMT. Instead of tracking traffic crashes, fatalities and serious injuries in absolute terms, traffic safety is generally measured in terms of VMT. Nationally, for example, we currently have fewer than 100 crashes per 100 million vehicles read more »

Floods destroy transportation networks in France, USA

With historic floods washing hundreds of cars away in the southeastern France and the US Southeast, people are taking to bikes to get around. View image |

Occupy the streets

Long time readers of Cyclelicious understand the historical context of pedestrian and cyclist road rights in the United States. To very quickly summarize, roads were once a public throughway for all modes of transportation. Before about 70 years ago, common law and public opinion recognized the operator of the more dangerous conveyance was responsible for read more »