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A Deep Dive Into Center-Running Bike Lanes, a Known Infrastructure FailureBy Mikael Colville-Andersen |
In 2016, urban design expert Mikael Colville-Andersen, founder of the Copenhagenize blog, wrote a great post he shouldn't have had to write in the first place, explaining why center-running bike lanes are dangerous and stupid. Given the recent push to repeat this failed design on Valencia, Streetsblog decided to run it here.
Traffic Safety Bills Pass First CommitteeBy Melanie Curry |
"Daylighting" intersections, studying weight-based vehicle registration fees, allowing bikes on sidewalks where there's no other safe option
Parking Reform & People With DisabilitiesBy Kea Wilson |
Practically every day, there's a new headline about a new effort in a U.S. city to reform its autocentric parking policies — and practically every time Streetsblog covers it, we get an email that asks what people with disabilities will do in a world with no accessible parking at all.
Today’s HeadlinesBy Roger Rudick |
Ferry Can’t Dock Because of Storm (SFGate) Barges Strike SF’s Third Street Bridge (SFStandard, SFChron) VTA Trying to Defend BART Extension (SJSpotLight) Contractor on BART Extension, HSR, has Most Violations (ConstructionDive) The Complexities of Transit Payment (WashPost) Upcoming Sunday Streets (SFExaminer) Severe Injuries from Fallen Street Trees (SFGate) More on Tolling Lanes (Planetizen) Driver Does Doughnuts […]
AG Says Burbs ‘Must Comply’ With Transit-Oriented HousingBy Christian MilNeil |
On Monday, Massachusetts Attorney General Andrea Campbell issued an advisory to warn cities and towns across eastern Massachusetts that they “must comply” with the state’s new MBTA Communities Law by legalizing multifamily housing near MBTA bus routes and rail stations. Where many of Boston’s suburbs currently only allow single-family homes with large lawns, the new law […]
Study: Does Repealing Helmet Laws Decrease Use?By George Kevin Jordan |
One Washington county’s decision to stop requiring cyclists to wear helmets by law was associated with an increase in helmet use, a new study finds — and that finding could have a major impact for advocates of equitable cycling legislation nationwide.