New York is facing its most serious transportation challenge in decades. Subway reliability is way down, and the bus system is shedding riders at an alarming rate. And because transit is so unreliable, New York is accommodating growth in cars, in the form of the tens of thousands of Uber and Lyft vehicles we now find on our streets each day.
In 2014, there was an intense bikelash in London in reaction to groundbreaking, high-quality protected bike lanes in the city center. London CyclingWorks played a critical role in countering this pushback, gathering endorsements of the new bike infrastructure from a wide range of businesses in central London.