Queens Plaza, the street approaching the Queensboro Bridge, was transformed from a concrete, auto-centric wasteland into an 'urban green machine' in 2011. The department of transportation added a two way protected bike lane, ample pedestrian space and a greenspace for stormwater protection. Image by Margie Ruddick.
Bike lane in Groningen, NL--the city with the highest per capita bike use on the planet. Photo: Byron Miller. click image for link to full profile and visit the slowottawa.ca boards >> https://www.pinterest.com/slowottawa/
A raised bike lane in San Francisco's Mission District is intended for bicycles – not motorized vehicles, say the city's disgruntled cyclists, who took to Twitter to express their two-wheeled discontent. The SF Examiner originally spotted the tweets last Thursday, when Twitter user @adaman797 posted a photo of cars blocking a protected bike lane on Valencia Street. Fury soon broke loose as other cyclists began sharing their photos; Twitter user @newwheel counted 23 cars parked in the…
The next breakthrough for a bike-friendly world: Protected intersections! (video)