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Policing Our Way Toward Walkability

How does one create a complete street? Certainly this involves the implementation of design standards such as bike lanes, sidewalks, and narrower travel lanes, but complete streets wouldn’t be complete without the concurrent enforcement of pedestrian-friendly policy. 938 more words


Downtown Edmonton bike lanes closer to becoming a reality

On Wednesday, the City of Edmonton’s urban planning committee voted unanimously in favour of a project that would see a seven-kilometre cycling grid built downtown. 325 more words


City to mark one million downtown bike lane ride before council weighs expanding project

As the city prepares to mark the millionth ride on its downtown bike lane pilot project, a city councillor renewed his opposition Thursday to extending the network. 528 more words

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Evidence from Montreal: Building bike lanes to reduce car use

I just wanted to share this article showing evidence of car use reduction (and therefore, car traffic along roads) with the provision of bicycle lanes. 145 more words


Tybee Island Provides Useful Examples of Good Urban Design

It’s summertime and many urbanites are headed to coastal destinations all over the country. Back in 2013 we posted on the many ways in which Tybee Island, Georgia embodies desirable urban planning principles, whether by design or accident. 1,475 more words


Bicycle traffic in comparison with motorised vehicle traffic - a case in Iloilo City

I believe that there is a need to have numbers to guide planners and engineers in designing suitable bicycle facilities. It is not enough to claim there is demand since an important requirement for facilities to be provided (i.e., funded and constructed) are numbers for the facilities’ justification. 452 more words


Raised Bicycle Lanes

Steve Hill on Next Door last year proposed having raised bicycle lanes at the level of sidewalks such as exist in parts of Europe.  I think this a very good idea on the busier streets of our city trafficked by students bicycling to school and others simply bicycling for pleasure or to get around where typical Class 4 protected bicycle lane are not possible because streets are simply too narrow. 491 more words