The town of Thomasville, GA is taking small and affordable but very impactful steps to make its downtown more welcoming to people on bikes.
If handled delicately, tactfully and shamelessly, everyone can learn a lot from having The Talk… about biking and walking.
Can we put a dollar value on parks, even though they don't pay taxes?
My small Midwestern town is an ideal place to bike, which makes the whole community more affordable for everyone. And it's not because of protected bike lanes...
Biking is shifting from an insider club of Lycra-clad hobbyists to a diverse cross-section of Americans who ride for all sorts of reasons.
Our collective failure to make the bicycle a viable transportation option for most Americans says more about our confused approach to city management than it does about a movement to rid the world of bike lanes.
Roadway changes that give more space to pedestrians, bicyclists, or buses may challenge the status quo, but multimodal communities will be more resilient in the long run.
This summer, I broke my jaw in a crash with another cyclist who was going the wrong way in my bike lane. But I don't blame him for what happened.
Kea Wilson interviews author Melody Hoffman about why protected bike lanes aren't always the best way to get people biking and why a more comprehensive, community-based strategy is needed.
Take a moment to stop and think: Do I really need to drive? Could I bike there instead?
A diverse group of advocates in Rockford, IL are coming together to make theirs a stronger town.
Across the nation, cities are expanding stand-alone bike lanes into full networks everyday people actually like to use.
Three cities are leading the way in expanding bicycle parking.
Not all bike racks are created equal.
Whether you care about the environment, property values, public health, or your city’s bottom line, you can make your town stronger by planting trees.
So much of our road education is about fear. A shift in mindset and approach could change that.
When arguing in favor of bike infrastructure, it's time for a new tactic.
Small, locally-based investments can make a big difference to help people walking and biking feel safe. Big investments from outside sources tend to have the opposite effect.
“I wouldn't call it an accident. It's a tragedy that was needless and due to poor design unfortunately."
A new documentary produced by a Strong Towns member will explore the growing nationwide movement to dramatically increase the number of people riding bikes.