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League Announces Best New Bicycling Cities in the Nation

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The best biking cities of the East race toward Gold: Boston, New York City and Washington, D.C. all receive Silver-level designations

Budget panel cuts $5 million for bike/pedestrian projects – JSOnline

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Backing Gov. Scott Walker, the Republican majority on the Joint Finance Committee has voted to eliminate $5 million in state support for bicycle and pedestrian paths from the 2011-’13 transportation budget.

Complete Streets » Reps Matsui and LaTourette Introduce the Bipartisan Safe and Complete Streets Ac

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Representatives Doris Matsui (D-CA) and Steven LaTourette (R-OH) have introduced the Safe and Complete Streets Act of 2011 into the US House of Representatives.
 

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What’s a road diet? Quite simply, traffic-calming expert Dan Burden told Streetfilms, “A road diet is anytime you take any lane out of a road.”

Copenhagenize.com – Building Better Bicycle Cultures: Early Cargo Bike Learning in Copenhagen

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Copenhagenize.com highlights bicycle culture in Copenhagen, Denmark with photography, advocacy and strong opinions
 

Bike Chains – How its Made

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Please rate 5 stars if you like the video How Bike Chains are made from the show How its Made

Streetsblog.net » Blumenauer Bill Would Level the Field for Commuter Tax Benefits

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You can tell by the bike pin on his lapel that Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) is a lawmaker who gets it. Thankfully, Blumenauer’s policies live up to his accessories: His recently introduced “Commuter Relief Act” would expand tax credits for those who commute by bike, foot, carpool or transit.

Streetfilms | Complete Streets: It’s About More Than Just Bike Lanes

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Over the last four years, New York City has seen a transportation renaissance on its streets by not only striking a more equitable balance in providing more street space for pedestrians, bicyclists and buses, but also creating much-needed places to just linger and gaze around in a safe

DRBC DMI Presentation 2011

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This presentation was given to members of Downtown Mainstreet, Inc in La Crosse, WI on 5/11/2011. The purpose of the pre

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Some businesses still seem to have a problem with employees commuting by bike. Instead, they should be encouraging it — because it’s good for workers and good for the bottom line.

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Punch Drunk was hired by Capitol Media to produce this animated piece that tells the story of Cascade Bicycle Club’s vision for the future.

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For two bikers, a critical mass ride over the Hoan Bridge last week ended in the booking room of the Milwaukee County Jail.

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The crews paint the lines with waterborne traffic paint and then put glass beads in the wet paint for retroreflectivity at night.

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WKBT.com is your local source for La Crosse area news, weather and sports coverage

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Yesterday a woman I work with told me “Ya know, pink doesn’t go with red.” I was asking her to do a traffic study of the new S. 2nd complete street makeover when she offered this bit of fashion advice.

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America’s next transportation bill should be written with the nation’s aging population in mind, advocates say. Their concern is that with pedestrians and cyclists already at risk, adding slower-moving senior citizens to a system built for cars

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Cyclists in rainy Washington state enjoy the rosiest climate for cycling, while hilly West Virginia presents the most obstacles for its two-wheeled travelers. Those are the findings from this year’s Bike Friendly States program from the League of American Bicyclists.

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As Tom Held reported in his Off the Couch blog, the League of American Bicyclists released the 2011 ranking of Bicycle Friendly States and Wisconsin has dropped from #2 to #3. Washington remains at the top,

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