The new US DOT, says urban planner Steven Higashide, understands that street-level changes, repeated at scale, can add up to a country that is greener and more just.
Post-pandemic, cities must keep fighting to provide young people with equitable transport choices.
Thoughtful policies, community engagement and decisive action will be required to hold on to recent gains in bike ridership post-pandemic.
Covid-era membership campaigns helped Citi Bike and Santander Cycles recover from springtime lows, a City Monitor analysis shows.
Pre-pandemic, cycling was banned on 22 streets, including a majority of the city's main thoroughfares. Today, citizens are taking it up in droves.
Offering free or reduced memberships broke down barriers to cycling.
The new temporary cycle lane falls short in some key ways.
They really can compete against delivery vans and trucks in urban settings, especially when pollution and congestion charges factor in.