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Local Businesses Need Not Fear New Bike Lanes, Seattle Study Suggests

By Jeff Spross ThinkProgress August 15, 2013 Businesses often fret that installing bike lanes on their streets will cut down customer traffic, but a new study published at Seattle Transit Blog found no evidence to back up that worry. One way to fight climate … Continue reading

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Elevated Bicycle Lanes May Come to Hawaii

KITV June 19, 2013

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Brooklyn Bike Lane Argument In the Spotlight

By James Allenby Gowanus Lounge August 22, 2011 The city’s hotly discussed bicycle lane built by the city on Prospect Park West has gone through another round of court decisions. Last week, a judge dismissed the efforts of concerned Brooklyn … Continue reading

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Cyclist Dies, Months After Collision with Car in Baltimore Bike Lane

By Brew Editors Baltimore Brew August 11, 2011 Nathan Krasnopoler, the 20-year-old student left comatose since a Feb. 26 collision with a car that crossed in front of him in a Baltimore bike lane, died Wednesday morning at a Howard … Continue reading

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Laser Guided Bike Lane Could Save Lives

By Erin Podolak Geeokosystem June 15, 2011 Bike lanes, while useful, also carry their fair share of danger when motorists simply aren’t aware that a cyclist is in their vicinity. But, a new laser-based signaling system to alert motorists to the … Continue reading

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Bike Lane Vernacular

By Stacey Meekins Special for iblockthebikelane.com June 6, 2011 What were once considered progressive bicycle facilities are becoming more common in communities across the country. This is great news for those of us who like to use a bicycle to … Continue reading

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Cyclists vs. Drivers

Editorial Chicago Tribune April 4, 2011 If you’ve ever used the word door as a verb, chances are you’re an urban bicyclist. To door (verb) is to open a vehicle’s door (noun) into the path of a moving bicycle, causing … Continue reading

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Chicago Bicyclist Doored by Taxicab Discharging Passengers Into Bike Lane

By Brendan Kevenides Chicago Bicycle Advocate March 30, 2011 On March 17th a 40 year old Chicago man was struck by a taxicab door while riding his bicycle southbound in the dedicate bike lane along the 2400 block of North … Continue reading

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A Baltimore Bicyclist’s Manifesto

By Julie Gabrielli  For The Baltimore Sun March 22, 2011 Dear fellow Baltimore driver: Now that spring is in the air, I’ve begun riding my bike a couple of times a week. Nothing too ambitious. It’s great for short trips … Continue reading

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