More Inspiration for Those Commenting on the Bike Plan

Bike lanes: In some cities people are literally dying to have them and
some people go so far as to mark their own. Here in New York City, it
feels like every time I get on my bike there is a new bike lane –
sometimes on the left, sometimes buffered, and sometimes completely
separated from automobile traffic.  To understand these lanes, I had
the opportunity to go for a ride with the NYC DOT bicycle boys. They
explained the classes of bike lanes and showed off some of these
inventive facilities.  You can use Ride the City to find a safe bike route in New York City and watch this video to see what lanes are used on your route.

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The city of Long Beach is Southern California’s undisputed leader in innovative infrastructure for safe and convenient bicycling.  They’re at it again this Saturday, April 23rd 2011, when they unveil the first genuine protected bike lanes west of New York City. Opening festivities are from 11am to 2pm at the The Promenade – one block east of Pine Avenue. […]

Thoughts While Riding the Expo Bike Lane

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Last week, I had a chance to ride on the recently-installed bike lane that runs parallel to the Expo Light Rail Line in South Los Angeles from USC to La Cienega Boulevard. At first, the lanes run on Exposition Boulevard until La Brea where they shoot up to Jefferson Boulevard. There has already been some […]