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This Bike Lane Vigilante Is Cleaning Up Philly's Streets

A cycling champion sticks it to illegally parked cars by decorating them with cautionary window decals—and he's filming the whole thing<p>What makes a citizen turn to vigilantism to make change?<p>In Philadelphia, one man recently became a cycling superhero (or antihero, depending on who you ask) as his …

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This Video Shows How The Netherlands’ Amazing Bike-Friendly Roads Work

We can have roads like this in the U.S., if we fight for them.<p>Protected bike lanes work great, keeping vulnerable cyclists safe and separated from large, dangerous vehicles. But eventually the bike lane will meet the traffic lane, throwing everybody together. The design of these inevitable …

It's a bike lane, not a construction loading area

Where I live, in Toronto, Canada, there is a construction boom going on that affects almost every major street in the City. Maintaining bike lanes, …

Why Local Businesses Shouldn’t Worry About Eliminating On-Street Parking

Only a tiny fraction of people who parked on a Toronto street actually did any shopping there–and cyclists and pedestrians make more faithful customers.<p>One of the most common arguments against eliminating parking from downtown areas is that it’ll affect business. The people behind those complaints …

Bloor bike lanes boost cyclist traffic by 36%, increase drive times, says city

Early data shows more cyclists are using Bloor Street to get around after the city added bike lanes to a section of the arterial road from Avenue …

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What Kind Of Draconian Rules Will It Take To Actually Keep Bike Lanes Clear?

Toronto has issued new guidelines about how construction and street closures have to help disrupted bike lanes, but enforcement is harder.<p>New rules in Toronto should stop construction work or filming from ignoring, or closing down bike lanes. The new guidelines tell private companies what they …