CITIES

Safe Streets for Everyone.

Safe Streets for Everyone.

The League of American Bicyclists cancelled the in-person 15-17 March National Bike Summit and made it an online experience for the first time because of the COVID-19 emergency. At this summit,  advocates were coming together to collaborate on a shared vision of Safe...

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Do bike lanes create traffic?

Do bike lanes create traffic?

With the increase of bike lanes in the cities there are groups of sceptic people that have begun to argue about the cons of this infrastructure. They use arguments such as: “taking street space away from cars would slow down traffic”; “bike lanes create traffic chaos...

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What is tactical transit and which cities are applying it.

What is tactical transit and which cities are applying it.

Tactical transit is derived from tactical Urbanism, idea whereby a local movement of citizens improves the environment by using non-permanent methods in order to develop a new style of life. These citizens do this kind of initiatives because they consider that it's...

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Winter is coming to protected bike lanes.

Winter is coming to protected bike lanes.

Winter is on our doorstep and cities are preparing themselves for the challenges ahead in the cold season of the year. As cities look to redesign their streets to provide more safe mobility and transportation options, new maintenance and operations challenges and...

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Pedestrians need safer streets.

Pedestrians need safer streets.

According to the Governors Highway Safety Association, the number of deaths involving pedestrians in the US has risen by 4%. This could be related to the outdated design of our streets for everyday needs. More people are leaving their cars at home and choosing to...

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City of Charlotte, NC, installation of Vectorial® system.

City of Charlotte, NC, installation of Vectorial® system.

The city of Charlotte, NC, is the latest addition to the list of US cities that have installed the Vectorial® system bus boarder. The project consists of the installation of two floating bus boarders with integrated bike lanes along 4th Street, one of the busiest...

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