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October 29, 2013by KenAs the NBA season kicks off today, Miami Heat star Lebron James has a new commercial for Nike that highlights his work ethic and commitment to commuting by bike as he prepares to defend his back-to-back championships and MVP awards. He's not alone in MIA...
October 1, 2013by Liz MurphyLast week the American Community Survey (ACS) released new data showing how people commute to work. This latest data, estimating commutes to work in 2012, shows that non-motorized commutes are on the rise, but walking commuters are not experiencing the same increases as biking. I looked at the 50 largest cities (in 2005) and found that walking commutes, as a percent of all commutes, have...
September 19, 2013by Liz MurphyBallot measures have become an integral part of transportation finance, particularly to provide a local match for federal dollars. Bicycle and pedestrian advocacy organizations around the countries are looking towards ballot measures in improving transportation choices and investments. With a 79 percent victory rate in 2012, voters are telling their governments that transportation matters – and...