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Today’s Headlines

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West Dublin BART Station Ridership Low, But Increasing (Coco Times) May Caltrain Ridership Up Compared to Last Year (Daily Journal) Agencies Revamp BART/Muni Pass for Seniors, Disabled (City Insider) Former SFMTA Chief Nat Ford to Be Honored by Caltrain Board (SF Examiner) KCBS: “Cabbies and Muni Drivers Unite on Labor Conditions” (via SF Appeal) CP&DR: […]
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Portland Tries Out “Advisory Bike Lanes”

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“Advisory bike lanes,” like this one in the Netherlands, allow drivers to cross into the bike lane when it’s necessary and can be done safely. Photo: Portland Bureau of Transportation via Bike Portland Portland is importing a new kind of bike lane design from the Netherlands. “Advisory bike lanes” allow drivers to use the bike […]
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Falling Behind on Protected Bike Lanes? Blame Canada

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“Something big is definitely brewing in Canada.” That’s the word from Michael Andersen at People for Bikes, which monitors Twitter for news on protected bike lanes around the English-speaking world. Vancouver’s investment in bike infrastructure paid off with a 64 percent spike in bike traffic from 2013 to this year. And Andersen says Canada as a whole has […]
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Why Aren’t American Bike-Share Systems Living Up to Their Potential?

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As policy director at the New York City Department of Transportation from 2007 to June, 2014, Jon Orcutt shepherded the nation’s largest bike-share system through the earliest stages of planning, a wide-ranging public engagement process, and, last year, the rollout of hundreds of Citi Bike stations. That makes Orcutt, formerly of Transportation Alternatives and the Tri-State Transportation […]