Today, more than 17,000 people ride their bikes regularly to work in Washington, DC, more than three times the number of people riding compared to 2007. In 2010, the American capitol piloted the country’s first modern bikeshare program and started building an ambitious network of protected bike lanes.
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.
Race, ethnicity, class and protected bike lanes: An idea book for fairer cities
For the first and second U.S. cities to start building networks of modern protected bike lanes, the payoff seems to have arrived.
Questions? We have answers.