Tag: Segregated cycle facilities

U.S. engineering standards open door for new bike lane designs

U.S. engineering standards open door for new bike lane designs

| July 29, 2014

Last month, a little-known group with a gigantic acronym — the Bicycle Technical Committee of the National Committee on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (NCUTCD-BTC) — voted to endorse a set of 11 devices that include bike boxes, contraflow bike lanes, and bike lanes through intersections. Cyclists nationwide cheered the vote because of its long-term implications. […]

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Amsterdam to increase badly needed bike parking

Amsterdam to increase badly needed bike parking

| April 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

“It’s not a war zone, but it’s the next thing to it,” Willem van Heijningen told the New York Times last summer. A railway official responsible for bicycle parking around Amsterdam’s main train station, Heijningen was lamenting the overcrowding that regularly characterizes not just the station, but the city’s bike lanes and dedicated bike parking. […]

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