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A Wiggle, Protected Lanes, and Bikeshare Bring Hope to San Francisco Bicycle Commuting

I got to explore San Francisco by bicycle over a couple of days during this month’s crucially educational Association for Commuter Transportation conference. There’s no doubt the city is a leader at promoting bike riding. However, even in San Francisco, where dozens of riders pour down the protected bike lanes of Market Street every minute… Read more »

Bike Count

Better Data Collection is Path to Helping People Bike and Walk

There is not yet a nationally accepted standardized method for conducting counts of bicyclists and pedestrians, and the frequency of conducting counts varies among states and cities. There have been numerous efforts to create a more reliable means to measure travel. In 2005, Barnes and Krizek developed a formula for determining total bicycling trips by multiplying the… Read more »

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My Experience in Multi-Modal Copenhagen

My boyfriend and I decided to spend Christmas week in Copenhagen because we are both bicycle-as-transportation advocates, and there are few cities that do biking better than Copenhagen. The city is known as “The City of Cyclists,” and with good reason – a third of the population uses bikes for transportation. Flat terrain and bicycle-friendly… Read more »

2008 ACCS Commercial Building Study

This study explored the relative roles of site features, public transit, parking, and other transportation services on commercial location decisions in Arlington County and on the choices employees make in how they travel to work.  This study was designed to assess the value of ACCS’ services to employers and employees and to define the role… Read more »