Bykes - Bike Lanes Don’t Lead to Congestion, But Some of Them Should

After bike lanes were installed in Minneapolis, there were more cars per unit of road space, but still not enough to meet the threshold for congestion.Gretchen Johnson and Aaron Johnson have posted a nice debunking of typical “war on cars” rhetoric over at fivethirtyeight.Johnson and Johnson gathered before-and-after traffic data from 45 miles of streets where Minneapolis installed bike lanes. They also looked at how Brooklyn’s Prospect Park West ...

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http://usa.streetsblog.org/2014/04/11/bike-lanes-dont-lead-to-congesti