Jane Jacobs was right about the need for safe bike lanes—in 1985

Cities worldwide working to do their part in the global race to meet climate change goals also face twin local crises of housing affordability and increasing commute times.

In order to both cut vehicle emissions and expand access to job centers and in-demand walkable neighborhoods, many are taking a second look at a proven method for encouraging bicycle travel to ensure residents have viable alternatives to driving: dedicated cycling infrastructure.