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Single speeds on State: Madison, Wisconsin

State Street in Madison has long been closed to motor vehicles, save for buses and emergency vehicles. Combine that with a huge university population, an array of small businesses and wide sidewalks and you get a people-rich environment: students, parents, … Continue reading

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Portland gets cycle track; New York gets Madison. Weekly Linker, November 10, 2011

Portland, Oregon, bicyclists are exploring the city’s first two-way cycle track at the same time as Munich is abandoning its narrow-lane version. (Bike Portland) What’s a cycle track? Glad you asked. (Alta Planning) File this one under “looks like a … Continue reading

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Mayor of Normal, Illinois, tries out B-cycle in Madison, Wisconsin

To her credit, when comedian Paula Poundstone visited the Bloomington (IL) Center for the Performing Arts in April, she declined to make fun of the name of Bloomington’s sister city, Normal. (She was less restrained when it came to the … Continue reading

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