Michael Andersen writes about housing and transportation for the Sightline Institute. He previously covered bike infrastructure for PeopleForBikes, a national bicycling advocacy organization.
Believe it or Not, Trump put a Huge Tax on Parking Lots – Maybe by MistakeBy Michael Andersen | | No Comments
But the IRS might let big companies wriggle out of it. You can comment until Feb. 22.
Six Secrets From the Planner of Sevilla’s Lightning Bike NetworkBy Michael Andersen | | No Comments
Here's one way to understand the story of biking in Sevilla, Spain: It went from having about as much biking as Oklahoma City to having about as much biking as Portland, Oregon. It did this over the course of four years.
What We Can Learn From the Runaway Success of UT-Austin Bike-ShareBy Michael Andersen | | No Comments
In the program's first 40 days, the campus bikes averaged 12 checkouts per bike per day. Why exactly did it work?
Bike to the Future: Portland Uses Bikes to Rethink 70 Years of Strip MallsBy Michael Andersen | | No Comments
Portland's Halsey Street carries five bikes in a normal rush hour. The city thinks dramatic upgrades can make it a model for suburban retrofits.
Lightning Fast, Dirt Cheap: Five Tips From SF’s Protected Bike Lane ProjectsBy Michael Andersen | | No Comments
How to cut the project time of a new protected bike lane by 90 percent and the cost by 75 percent.
Why Business Is Leading the Charge for Des Moines’ $33M Street OverhaulBy Michael Andersen | | No Comments
The City Council of Des Moines has approved one of the biggest downtown street transformations the United States has seen in years
Ellensburg, WA, Proves No Town Is Too Small for Top-Notch BikewaysBy Michael Andersen | | No Comments
Few objects in this world are more fiscally conservative than the bicycle.
London’s Protected Bike Lanes Move People 5 Times More Efficiently Than Car LanesBy Michael Andersen | | No Comments
Leave it to a Brit to deliver a mathematical smackdown this courteously.
Three Ways Austin Is Doubling the Rate It Builds Bike RoutesBy Michael Andersen | | No Comments
If you want to learn how a city can start doing good street projects faster, keep an eye on Austin, Texas.
Bikes and Transit Keep Racking Up Ballot WinsBy Michael Andersen | | No Comments
In one U.S. city after another, voters keep making their opinions clear.
Which Bike Lanes Should Be Protected? New Guide Offers SpecificsBy Michael Andersen | | No Comments
Most U.S. street design institutions haven’t wanted to say for sure. Until now.
Carmel, Indiana, Shows Suburbs How to Go Big on BikingBy Michael Andersen | | No Comments
"We do not give property tax breaks to corporations. Instead, we invest in quality of life for all citizens."