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CenterLines Issue #370 November 19, 2014
* Bicycle Friendly Communities in All 50 States
* New Zealand: Adds US$78.5 Million More for Urban Cycleways
* Protected Bike Lanes Also Increase Walking Safety
* Money Saved by Going Carfree Freed to Spend in Local Economy
* Do Bike Lanes Gentrify Neighborhoods?
* Denmark: Comprehensive, Effective Program Treats Childhood Obesity
* Bicycle Touring Promotion, News & Resources
* Take the New Bicycle Safety Survey

CenterLines Issue #369 November 5, 2014
* FHWA Statewide Pedestrian and Bicycle Planning Handbook
* Living Longer by Safer Driving, Less Smoking, & Less Drinking
* Economic Case for a National Per-Mile Driving Fee
* Report: Bike-Share Still Struggling to Reach Poor People
* State DOTs Warm to Protected Bike Lanes
* Examples of Advocacy Organization-Business Partnerships
* AARP Works for Age-Friendly, Livable Communities
* Take the LAB Survey: Perceptions of Electric Bikes

CenterLines Issue #368 October 22, 2014
* Pro Walk/Pro Bike/Pro Place News - Presentations Uploaded!
* Meeting the Movement: League Releases Bike Equity Report
* Complete Streets Can Also Accelerate ADA Compliance
* Placemaking via 3-Level Tehran (Iran) Ped Bridge
* Amsterdam (Netherlands) Trikes Deliver ‘Last Mile’ Food Transport
* Agency Traffic Forecasts & Reality

CenterLines Issue #367 October 8, 2014
* Bus Stops as Places?!
* Happy Walk to School Day (and Month)!
* Survey: National Physical Activity Plan Public Comment
* U.S. Cities With The Most Bike Commuters
* One Easy Thing Any City Can Do to be More Pedestrian-Friendly
* Map Input Suggests U of Melbourne (AU) Bike Parking Locations
* What Happens to Your Bike After It’s Stolen

CenterLines Issue #366 September 24, 2014
* Global Shift Away from Cars: Save $100 trillion, 1,700 Megatons of CO2, 1.4 Lives
* Toronto (Canada) Candidate Active Transportation Backgrounder & Survey
* Built Environment & Public Health Clearinghouse Expands
* Washington State Celebrates First U.S. Bike Route
* Placefit: FHWA Tool Compares Factors that Make Livable Communities

CenterLines Issue #365 September 17, 2014
* Pro Walk/Pro Bike/Pro Place 2016: Vancouver BC!
* US DOT Secty. Foxx Announces New Ped and Bike Safety Initiative
* Talking Headways: Pro-Walk Pro-Bike Redux
* A Few Tweets from #bikewalkplaces
* Isabella, 12 Years Old: New Design Standard
* Bike & Ped Projects Via FTA TOD Funding
* The Up Sides to Bikelash
* European Cycling Investments Can Reduce Emissions & Oil Imports
* New Bike Lanes Reduce Traffic Delays
* App to Guide Visually Impaired Pedestrians thru Work Zones

CenterLines Issue #364 August 27, 2014
* Countdown to Pro Walk/Pro Bike/Pro Place 2014!
* FHWA Studies Where & When Peds Cross Road + Safer Solutions
* Singapore On-Demand Extra Ped Crossing Time
* York (Ontario, Canada) Left Turn Bike Boxes
* Protected Bike Lanes: 24 States, 53 Cities and Growing
* States Leave $538M in Hwy Safety Grants Unspent 2006-12

CenterLines Issue #363 August 13, 2014
* PWPBPP 2014 NEWS – Registration Deadline and More
* Join Us for a Ride to Pittsburgh
* Call For Responses: 2014 Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals Survey
* Bicycle Mode Share in 700 Cities List
* How Vancouver (BC) Became 1 of N America's Most Family-Friendly Cities
* Protected Bike Lanes in Denmark Improve Quality of Life for Poor
* Ped Fatalities Higher in Low Income Neighborhoods
* Lower Income Neighborhoods: Poorer Built Environment & Safety
* How can you bring your Vision Zero to life?

CenterLines Issue #362 July 30, 2014
* PWPBPP 2014: Gil Penalosa Keynote & Mobile Workshop Sign-up
* Walk Friendly Communities Named, Next Applications open Nov 1
* Australia Reports Progress on National Cycling Strategy
* Why don't more African-Americans ride bicycles?
* Legislation: Use Pre-Tax Commuter Benefit on Bike Share Programs

CenterLines Issue #361 July 16, 2014
* How Low-Income Commuters View Cycling
* FHWA FAQs Re Health in Transportation
* Evolution to Protected Bike Lanes
* Add to National Inventory of Protected Bike Lanes
* Toronto (Canada): Additions to Active Transportation Benefits Video Series
* Bike Parking Overtakes Auto Parking in Some Places
* RTC Developing Trail Modeling Assessment Tools
* 6-Min Video History of How the Dutch Became a Cycling Nation

CenterLines Issue #360 July 2, 2014
* Pro Walk/Pro Bike/Pro Place 2014 – Full Program Announced
* Nonmotorized Transportation Pilot Program Results
* Report: Integrating Equity in Bike Advocacy
* Paris (France) Launches Short-Term Bike Rentals for Kids
* European B-Track-B Campaigns Get Adults & Children Riding
* Addiction Therapy for Urban Motorists
* Adventure Cycling Campaign Raises $160K for US Bike Route System
* Amtrak to Welcome Bike Passengers Year's End
* In Bid for Millennials, Cities and States Promote Cycling

CenterLines Issue #359 June 18, 2014
* PWPBPP 2014 - Conference Week at-a-Glance
* New Report: Ranking Walkable Urban Places
* Brain Injury Rate Rose In Cities After Bike-Sharing
* Head Injuries Actually Fell in Bike-Share Cities
* Sobering Cyclist Fatality Data Tracking Report
* Cities & Counties Want More Fed $ & More Say in $ Decisions
* Evaluation of Protected Bike Lanes (Cycle Tracks)
* Urban Streets Design Guide Endorsements
* Online Guides to ADA and ABA Standards

CenterLines Issue #358 June 4, 2014
* Pro Walk/Pro Bike/Pro Place 2014: An Accessibility Perspective
* Tool & Report: State Revenue Sources For Bike-Ped Projects
* Nonmotorized Transportation Pilot Program: 2014 Report
* Protected Bike Lanes Safer, Increase Ridership
* France to Pilot work Commute Cycling Mileage Allowance
* LAB Announces Women Bike Mini-Grantees
* October 8 Walk to School Day Registration Open

CenterLines Issue #357 May 21, 2014
* Dangerous by Design: Walking Worst in Sunbelt
* Pro Walk/Pro Bike/Pro Place – Early Summer Registration
* 7-Hr Better Block Temporary Placemaking
* Hwy Trust Fund Ticker Projects $ Gone by Late August
* Collaborative Planning: Significantly Better Outcomes
* Health Impact Assessments Improve Decision Making Process
* Bike Commuting Up 60% in 10 Yrs, Walking Static Since 2000

CenterLines Issue #356 May 7, 2014
* Honoring Rep. Jim Oberstar & His Biking & Walking Legacies
* PWPBPP 2014 Conference News: Early Registration ends May 16!
* LAB Prelim Bike Analysis of Transportation Bill
* Governors Hwy Safety Assn Transportation Bill Bike/Ped Concerns
* Respond to US DOT Proposed Safety Performance Measures Rule
* Congress to Consider New Bill: Pedestrian Fatalities Reduction Act
* Section 5310 Funds Pedestrian Infrastructure to Transit Stops

CenterLines Issue #355 April 23, 2014
* PWPBPP 2014: Early Registration Ends May 16
* Alliance Releases 2014 Bike/Ped Benchmark Report
* Partnership for Active Trans: Safe Routes to Everywhere Platform
* May 11 CycloFemme: Global Women's Cycling Day
* Bike Lanes on Right Streets & Motor Vehicle Congestion
* LAB: 80 New & Renewing Bicycle Friendly Businesses
* Seoul: Linear Park Replaces Highway
* Repurposing Former Parking Lot Space

CenterLines Issue #354 April 9, 2014
* Pro Walk/Pro Bike/Pro Place 2014: Program Updates
* New Sprawl Report Also Finds Impact on Social Mobility
* Videos: Toronto Leaders Pitch Active Transportation
* Choice Maps: Cities’ Depth of Amenities w/in an Easy Walk
* Silicon Valley (CA) Inaugural Bike to Shop Day May 17
* Twin Cities (MN) Campaign: Switch at Least 1 SOV Driving Trip
* Pittsburgh (PA) to Study Dedicated Downtown Bike Lanes
* San Francisco (CA) Vision Zero Strategies
* Oakland (CA) Proposes to Let Cyclists & Peds Sue Abusive Drivers

CenterLines Issue #353 March 26, 2014
* Pro Walk/Pro Bike/Pro Place 2014 - Program Preview
* USDOT Proposed Safety Rule: Needs Lots of Work
* Tell US DOT: Bicyclists' & Pedestrians’ Safety Counts
* LaHood Predicts Short-Term Extension of MAP-21
* Defining & Documenting Ped and Bike Networks
* Inner City Bicycle-Powered Swedish Moving Company: Faster than Trucks
* 12 Ways to Make Cities More Child-Friendly
* How to Design a City for Women
* How Politics Changed the Parisian Landscape

CenterLines Issue #352 March 12, 2014
* Pro Walk/Pro Bike/Pro Place 2014 News
* USDOT Traffic Safety Goal: No Targets for Reducing Bike or Ped Deaths
* Cyclists’ Crashes More Likely in the South
* Top US Cities – Protected Green Bike Lane Mileage
* Cyclists Like Everybody Else Want Safe, Direct Routes to Destinations
* Most Rail-Trails Not Affected by Supreme Court Ruling

CenterLines Issue #351 February 26, 2014
* Pro Walk/Pro Bike/Pro Place 2014: Registration Opens!
* Pro Walk/Pro Bike/Pro Place 2016: Request for Letters of Interest
* Bike & Ped Spending in STIPs: Analysis of Problems & Priorities
* 9th Straight Year of VMT Drops; DOTs Taking Notice
* Public Health-Active Transportation Policy Platform
* Protected Intersection Design for Bicyclists
* Comparing Public Spaces for Pedestrians in NYC and Paris
* Interactive Map of Carbon Footprint for All US Zip Codes
* Reporting Platform for Local Climate Initiatives

CenterLines Issue #350 February 12, 2014
* Pro Walk/Pro Bike/Pro Place 2014 - Program Update
* Safe Streets Bill Introduced in U.S. Senate: Speak Up!
* 25 Yrs of Healthy Communities Movement, Part 1
* Sneckdowns: Snow Reveals Unused Space to Reclaim
* Take the Walking Advocacy Survey
* Register National Bike to School Day Events
* My Friend, John Williams, CenterLines’ 1st Editor

CenterLines Issue #349 January 29, 2014
* PWPBPP 2014: CFP Deadline Friday, Jan 31!
* 2nd Edition Released: The Innovative DOT
* Wales Adopts National Active Travel Act
* Space Syntax Predicts How People Walk Around in a City
* Long Term Mental Health Benefits of Living near Green Spaces
* New Maps Show Transportation Connections to Destinations
* Calgary (Canada) Releases Bicycle Program Yearbook
* Walking Summit Video Archives
* AASHTO Transportation TV Covers TRB
* Snow Tracks Trace Safer Street Designs for Peds

CenterLines Issue #348 January 15, 2014
* Pro Walk/Pro Bike/Pro Place 2014: Call for Proposals Ends Soon
* McCann Directs USDOT Office of Safety, Energy & Environment
* Calgary (Canada) Disappointing Snow & Ice Policy Compliance
* Promote National Bike Summit: Come to DC March 3-5
* LAB 2013 League Programs Infographic
* Video Charts Growth & Impact of Open Streets
* 2 New Categorical Exclusions Amend NEPA Implementation