Did You Know?

Chicago’s first protected bike lane on Kinzie St. increased ridership by 55 percent without increasing traffic congestion for cars.

Urban biking on the ascent

Here's a fantastic article on the rise of urban bicycling in The Nation. Thanks to Active Trans member and pal Kendall Stagg for passing it on. Favorite quote:

/“Most of the people I see biking where I live in Queens are not flannel-wearing hipsters; they are working-class people just getting around town. It’s a transit choice more than a lifestyle choice.”

Not that we don't love us some flannel wearing hipsters…………….src=