How can planners attract the 60 percent of Americans who say they would bike more if they felt more secure? The answer could be cheap and simple.
All Americans are better off because biking and walking foster public health, stronger local communities and economies, less traffic congestion, safer streets, lower energy use, and a cleaner environment.
When Apolo Ohno was disqualified from the 500 meters Friday, it marked the start of a weekend of high-stakes US-Canada clashes as the Vancouver Olympics close.
Aerialist Ryan St. Onge and luger Erin Hamlin talked with the Monitor while training for the Vancouver Games.
Programs in New York and elsewhere train young mechanics and provide ‘beater’ bikes.
A mental picture of a son and granddaughter riding is more treasured than any photo.
They just want the freedom to travel and access to the tech touchstones of their generation: iPods, Facebook, and text messages.