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Chicago’s separated bike lanes work — It’s time to install one in downtown Seattle

Kinzie Street: Chicago’s First Protected Bike lane from Streetfilms on Vimeo. Separated bike lanes work. Really well. People bike out of their way to ride on them. The Kinzie bike lane saw the number of bikes more than double almost … Continue reading

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Dexter is a next generation Seattle bike facility (VIDEO)

The repaved and redesigned Dexter Ave N has been open for a couple weeks now, and so far I have only heard praise for the road’s design. The wide bike lanes with several feet of buffer space make biking remarkably … Continue reading

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Using example of Wang’s death, Economist argues for protected bikeways

“Calmer traffic is just the beginning,” argues The Economist in a short article this week calling for protected bicycle facilities. To illustrate their point, they point to the death of Mike Wang, who was struck and killed in a hit-and-run … Continue reading

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The air is better on the other side of the parked cars

This may seem obvious to anyone who has ever followed a diesel bus up a steep hill, but the air quality several feet away from motor vehicle lanes is significantly cleaner and healthier, according to a new study by PSU … Continue reading

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