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Bike Lanes Actually Increase Carbon Emissions – UnIntended Consequences, Again!

The automobile is the most dominant form of local transportation in every metropolitan area in both Western Europe and the United States. Environmental city planners neglect that fact by proposing bike lane infrastructure in dense populated urban areas where riding a bike is neither easy nor feasible. Urban planner, Wendell Cox, explains how bike lanes actually increase carbon emissions because of their contribution to slower traffic in urban areas.