More curfews, more transit and micromobility shutdowns, more police brutality, more courageous protestors standing up against state-sanctoined violence. Plus, more news.
Editor’s note: this article originally appeared on The Conversation and is republished here with permission. As states and workplaces prepare to open up after the lockdown, many people are looking for alternatives to public transit to get to work. The National Association of City Transport Officials reports an “explosion in cycling” in many U.S. cities. […]
Truckloads of JUMP e-bikes are being destroyed for scrap across the country — and it’s raising big questions about what the micromobility industry should do more to expand bike access after its products reach the end of their commercial lives. More keep rolling in and getting trashed.??? Probably THIRTY semi loads??? or more so far … […]
It started with the closing of bike shops. Early in the COVID-19 pandemic, Miami-Dade County’s COVID-19 shutdown deemed auto supply and repair shops essential — but forced the closure of bike shops. It set the stage for what has become an ongoing string of questionable policy decisions — decisions that, over time, have cemented an […]
Editor’s note: This article originally appeared on Smart Growth America. It is republished here with permission. Many people think the only Americans regularly relying on transit to reach jobs and services live in big cities. Yet the majority of counties with high rates of zero-car households are rural. In fact, more than one million households in predominantly […]
Almost no one who contracted the novel coronavirus in China during the early days of the pandemic became infected in an outdoor setting, a new study finds — which is promising news for bikers and walkers. In a study of 1,245 cases that occurred across China from January 4 to February 11, only two cases […]