Europe Making Way For More Bike Lanes

Europe Making Way For More Bike Lanes

May is national bike month when usually there is a big push to get more people in the U.S. to bike to work and shop due to its environmental and health benefits – even during a global pandemic, the popularity of biking continues to rise.

Why This Matters:  Leaders and urban planners in Europe believe that people there are now appreciative of the lack of air pollution and will want to keep the air clear, in addition to the benefits from a health and safety standpoint.

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Biking Surges in Popularity During Coronavirus, Let’s Keep It That Way

Biking Surges in Popularity During Coronavirus, Let’s Keep It That Way

Around the world, as people have been asked to stay home and avoid using public transportation, bicycles have begun to soar in popularity. From local bike shops that can’t keep to with demand to cities that have started expanding emergency bikes lanes and bike share programs, people are increasingly relying on bikes to safely maneuver […]

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Houston Launches Resilience Plan To Prepare For Its New Normal

Houston Launches Resilience Plan To Prepare For Its New Normal

The City of Houston has adopted a plan to prepare the city for what is expected to be more of the same for decades to come due to climate change — through a range of actions such as the planting of 4.6 million new trees and the removal of all homes from city floodways.

Why This Matters:  FEMA studies have shown that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure — $1 invested before a disaster saves on average more than $5 after — and sometimes much more.

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American cities are warming up to bike lanes

American cities are warming up to bike lanes

Biking to work can be a great option for many people as it allows them to avoid automobile congestion and parking fees while also getting in some exercise and fresh air. However as any biker can tell you, some cities and communities are far more hospitable to bikers than others (read: NIMBY runs deep in […]

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