CityLab explores New York’s addition of cycle lanes and how in some cases this has been done without affecting the flow of traffic. The illustration is of a bike lane installed on Columbus Avenue from 96th to 77th streets in 2010-2011.
The New York Times profiles New Yorkers adoption of the bicycle as a means of getting around the city and how this trend has expanded the parts of the city that are now seen as desirable. Accompanying the article is an interactive infographic which looks at the expansion of cycling commuters between 2008 and 2012.
Six Day Bicycle Race In New York (1937) from British Pathé’s collection of archival newsreels and films.