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Bike lanes coming to Carlson Boulevard in Richmond

Four miles of new bike lanes connecting BART and bus stations are coming to Richmond. The $500,000 project will reduce lanes for vehicular traffic in some areas, drawing criticism from people concerned about congestion. 48 more words

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If only the streets were that clean ...

I found the above picture on a Facebook meme. It reminded me of my recent siting of street sweepers in North Kansas City. Early one morning, headed to work, there there were cleaning the streets. 256 more words

Social Issues

Another look at Marcos Highway pedestrian overpasses - Part 1

My daily commute allows me to have a look at the progress of the LRT Line 2 Extension construction. I also became curious about the situation of the pedestrian facilities along Marcos Highway particularly the crossings since many at first seemed to be affected by the elevated rail structure that was to be built. 546 more words

Highways And Streets

Opinion: Bicycle lanes are not anti-poor

By Gwen Nwenya

One of the significant challenges of urban development is the conflict between development beneficiaries. Underpinning the anti-poor rhetoric that often accompanies gentrification and one of its signifiers, bicycle lanes, is the notion that it benefits the well-off at the expense of the poor. 933 more words

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

Atlanta

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

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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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