Quick Links to Facts, Studies, and Opinions:

America Bikes Resources – May 2012 – “83% of Americans Support Federal Funding for Biking & Walking”

Better Cities & Towns – 3/19/2013 - Peak vehicle miles’ and city planning

Bicycle Times – 7/7/2012 - How to talk about cycling to a conservative

Bozeman Daily Chronicle – 12/8/2011 - As bike traffic increases, so too the livability of Bozeman

Congress for the New Urbanism – “Sustainable Street Networks Booklet”

Earth Policy Release — U.S. Bike-Sharing Fleet More than Doubles in 2013

FHWA - Accommodating Bicycle and Pedestrian Travel: A Recommended Approach

Forbes – 5/20/2012 – “Pedaling to Prosperity: Biking Saves U.S. Riders Billions A Year”

Forbes – 5/16/2012 – “New Report Finds That More Biking and Walking Do Not Increase Crash Rate”

Federal Highway Administration – 4/24/2012 – “Report to the U.S. Congress on the Outcomes of the Nonmotorized Transportation Pilot Program SAFETEA-LU Section 1807

Frontier Group U.S. PIRG Education Fund – 4/2012 – “Transportation and the New Generation – Why Young People are Driving Less and What It Means For Transportation Policy” (PDF Download 880 KB)

i am traffic website dedicated to responsible bicycle driving. Many resources to encourage safe and responsible bicycle driving.

Los Angeles County – 2011 – “Model Design Manual for Living Streets”

Missoula Downtown Association - Missoula Greater Downtown Master Plan

Missoula Independent – 11/6/2008 – “Missoula’s 10 most frightening bike intersections”

Montana Department of  Transportation (MDT) Missoula Public Involvement 

2010 Montana State Rail Plan – 2010

NACTO - NACTO Urban Bikeway Design Guide

National Recreation and Park Association – 2/17/2012 – White Paper “Parks and Recreation: Essential Partners in Active Transportation” (3MB PDF download)

New York Times – 5/26/2012 – “This Is How We Ride” (Ride Share in NYC) by DAVID BYRNE

New York Times – 9/10/2011 - Bicycle Visionary - Janette Sadik-Khan

TheRealNews.com – 9/21/2011 - Bikes a Path to Jobs

StreetFilms.org – 2/17/2007 - Physically Separated Bike Lanes

United Nation’s “Transport and Communications Bulletin for Asia and the Pacific,” December 2013, describes better ways to evaluate traffic congestion problems and select congestion reduction strategies. These principles apply to any urban area, not just Asian cities.

Wasaga Beach Wayfinding Project – 11/23/2010 - The Town of Wasaga Beach was one of the first communities of it’s size to develop an Active Transportation Plan, complete with Planning Policies; and will once again break new ground as one of the first communities to develop aWayfinding System

On the Lighter Side!

Solution to People Parking in the Bike Lane - Mayor of Vilnius, Lithuania drives a tank over illegally parked cars in the bike lane.