More Protected Lanes For Bicyclists Pop Up In Cities

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As fewer young people drive automobiles, cities try to entice them with safer bike lanes.

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  • Sinkhole swallows three cars on Chicago's South Side
    A driver was hospitalized Thursday after a large sinkhole opened up in the middle of the street and swallowed three cars on Chicago's South Side, police said. The injured man was driving when the road buckled and caved in at 9600 South Houston Avenue near the Chicago Skyway, Chicago Police Department spokesman Mike Sullivan told More
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    Middle America was overwhelmed by weather Thursday, with snow in the north, tornadoes in the Plains, and torrential rains that caused floods and transportation woes - and a sinkhole in Chicago. More
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    Worried the Internal Revenue Service might target you for an audit? You probably should be if you own a small business in one of the wealthy suburbs of Los Angeles. You might also be wary if you're a small-business owner in one of dozens of communities near San Francisco, Houston, Atlanta or the District of Columbia. More
  • Google runs fibre to Austin, Texas
    Google expands its super-fast broadband service to Austin, Texas, offering speeds of up to one gigabit per second. More
  • Family, fans gather at Chicago funeral for Roger Ebert
    Roger Ebert was rarely at a loss for words, even when cancer robbed him of his voice. And neither were fans and admirers who gathered at Holy Name Cathedral this morning in rainy Chicago to pay their respects to the prodigious film critic, 70, who died on Thursday after losing his life to the disease he once conquered. More
  • Cyclists Call For Protected Bike Lane Along San Francisco’s Embarcadero
    Bicyclists in San Francisco are calling for a plan to improve road safety by having a barrier separating bicycles and cars along the Embarcadero. The idea is to have the bike lanes completely ...
    02/11/2020 - 4:57 am | View Link
  • Here are six locations where Portland could create protected intersections
    asked where in Portland protected intersections could go. “I’m thinking, like, where can’t they go?” he said. The catch is that in many cases, the city would have to re-allocate road space away from ...
    02/9/2020 - 11:00 am | View Link
  • PBOT planning jersey-barrier protected bikeway on North Greeley Ave
    The Greeley bike lanes are also notorious for being riddled with debris like motor vehicle-related detritus and gravel. Please support BikePortland with a monthly subscription or one-time financial ...
    02/15/2017 - 5:14 am | View Link
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