371 City Leaders Ask Boxer For More Local Control Over Bike/Ped Money

by Tanya Snyder Last week, 371 mayors and other city leaders wrote a letter [PDF] to Sen. Barbara Boxer, chair of the Environment and Public Works Committee, in support of local control over transportation dollars for bike and pedestrian projects. About two-thirds of the signatories are mayors, from cities as big as Philadelphia and Los …

San Diego Added 39 Miles of Buffered Bike Lanes in the Last Year

by Angie Schmitt San Diego has a deserved reputation for being not the friendliest place to ride a bike in the state of California. But lately the city has made some admirable strides. Sam Ollinger at BikeSD reports on San Diego’s relatively big year in bike infrastructure: Donald Pornan, who works at the city’s Transportation …