PeopleForBikes selects six more cities for Green Lane Project
Bicycle Retailer – 3/10/14
The PeopleForBikes Green Lane Project will conduct two-year programs to build protected bike lanes in six new U.S. cities: Atlanta, Boston, Denver, Indianapolis, Pittsburgh and Seattle. It’s the second edition of the project; in 2012, the program began working with Austin, Texas, Chicago, Memphis, Portland, San Francisco, and Washington, D.C.
Memphis expected to double miles of bicycle-specific infrastructure
WMCTV – 3/10/14
Cycle Memphis began their group tours in 2011 shortly after the city implemented some of its first bicycle-specific infrastructure, which just barely scraped 60 total miles. Since then that number has doubled, according to Memphis’ 2014 State of Bicycling Report.
London to spend $500M on cycling and pedestrian infrastructure
Bicycle Times – 3/11/14
London has become synonymous with cycling and pedestrian danger, as the city has claimed more than 150 serious injuries or deaths in the past three years. Now the city, led by Mayor Boris Johnson, himself an advocate for cycling and pedestrian safety, is pledging $500 million to radically transform 33 intersections and roundabouts across the city.