How Expanding Bike Lanes Can Actually Decrease Traffic – Cheddar Explains

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Common sentiment is that expanding the amount of space that is dedicated to bike lanes would increase congestion and automobile traffic. We take a look at some studies that indicate this may not be the case, and that expanding bike lanes may actually decrease car traffic.

Further reading:
1. NYC http://www.nyc.gov/html/dot/downloads/pdf/mobility-report-2018-print.pdf
2. NYC http://www.nyc.gov/html/dot/downloads/pdf/2014-09-03-bicycle-path-data-analysis.pdf
3. https://www.citylab.com/solutions/2014/09/when-adding-bike-lanes-actually-reduces-traffic-delays/379623/
4. https://www.citylab.com/transportation/2017/02/heres-how-godawful-nyc-bike-lanes-used-to-be/515457/
5. https://www.nytimes.com/2019/05/23/arts/design/bicycle-exhibition-museum-of-the-city-of-new-york.html
6. https://www.bts.gov/content/commute-mode-share-2015

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