Michael Andersen, PlacesForBikes
Michael Andersen is the PlacesForBikes staff writer for PeopleForBikes, a national bicycling advocacy organization. He writes about how to build better biking, faster.
Even as South Memphis has left deep marks on U.S. culture, its neighborhoods themselves have suffered. Now the city is working through many channels to reverse that -- one of which is putting the district at the front of the queue to get one of the country's first connected networks of all-ages bikeways.
The country’s newest major bike-lane innovation is very young. But so far, it’s spreading faster than the protected bike lane did. Protected intersections — a clever way to rearrange traffic so that people on bikes and cars no longer have to look over their shoulders for each other — have existed for decades in other countries. But […]
Wickedly good biking ideas continue to pop up in Massachusetts. Last year, it unveiled the country’s best state-level bikeway design guide and Cambridge opened the country’s best new bike lane on Western Avenue. On Tuesday, the Boston Cyclists Union shared the inspiring back story behind a new concept for the long, complex seven-way intersection created […]