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The Great Public Lands E-Bike Rush of 2019

In a controversial move, the secretary of the interior recently decreed that motorized bikes should be allowed anywhere that standard bikes are permitted. How this will work is still being sorted out, but the world of pedal-assist riding is about to really open up.

Christopher Solomon
Sep 13, 2019

The Shootings that Shook Malibu Creek State Park

When a father of two was shot through his tent in the Southern California park last year, the murder revealed a mysterious trail of previously unpublicized incidents that had happened nearby—and sparked a $90 million lawsuit.

Devon O'Neil
Sep 11, 2019

The Environment Is Being Weaponized for Hate

Even as the green movement works toward building an inclusive outdoor community, anti-immigration groups are using environmental rhetoric to keep people out.

Heather Hansman
Sep 10, 2019

Trump's Assault on the Endangered Species Act Begins

The changes are threefold. It will now be harder to add species to the list, protections for threatened animals will be revoked, and economic concerns must be formally evaluated during the listing process.

Wes Siler
Aug 12, 2019

NYC's Plan to Stop Cyclist Deaths Isn't Enough

Mayor Bill de Blasio has announced what he calls an "audacious" new proposal to address this year’s dramatic rise in cycling fatalities. It must only be the start.

Eben Weiss
Aug 5, 2019