Between 2005 and 2010, the city of Sevilla, Spain created a 120 kilometer network of protected bike lanes - removing 5,000 parking spaces along the way. Sevilla’s efforts resulted in a cycling network that forever changed the landscape of the city, and came at a fiscal bargain for city leaders.
More people riding bicycles creates stronger, safer and healthier communities. The key to getting more people biking is to provide safe, convenient and attractive places to ride.
This report draws on the experiences of Austin, Chicago, Denver, Memphis, New York, Pittsburgh, San Francisco and Seattle to create a general guide for adding this exciting, effective new form of project delivery into your city’s toolbox.
Our newly released research is the deepest dive yet into public perceptions of bikes and mobility.
Manuel Calvo had spent years in Sevilla bicycling activism and was working as a sustainability consultant when he landed the contract to plan a protected bike lane network for his city.
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