New York City - Can NYC become as bike friendly as Paris?
Boston - Tufts students start a bicycle fleet on using a university grant.
Ithaca, NY - Researchers are studying what keeps a bike balanced, and their discoveries could lead to better bikes.
Molino, FL - The driver who struck cross-country cyclist Roger W. Grooters from behind and killing him had his license suspended for 6 months and paid a $1160 fine. Grooters was biking cross country to raise awareness about the plight of oil spill victims. He was riding on the shoulder when hit.
Portland, OR - Demand for bike corrals in Portland has exceeded the city's ability to install them. Meanwhile the excellently-named Elly Blue has an article on bike parking and how much cheaper and better it is than car parking.
United States -
- The American Association of State Highway Transportation Officials (AASHTO) thinks requirements to consider bicycle and pedestrian amenities in new facilities are too high, and they asked DOT to weaken their guidance. Bike League wants cyclists to push back.
- The Association of pedestrian and bicycle professionals is having an online webinar about bicycles and streetcars on Wednesday.
- And good news, Frontier airlines will let cyclists treat their bike like any other piece of luggage (and thus, not charge you more to pack it).
- The Travel channel has a new show on bike messengers called "Triple Rush." Not to be confused with "Double Rush" the failed sitcom about bike messengers.