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Bike sharing is also garnering attention in Taiwan, which is famous for scooters rather than bikes. Taipei's transport department
While owned by the New York City Department of Transportation, the Citi Bike program is managed by Motivate, an international
Research shows that most bikers are from low-income, minority communities, so why are they left out of bike advocacy?
Parents should encourage our kids to wear them. And we should set the example of helmeting up ourselves.
Long considered one of the greenest places in America, The Emerald City recently ramped up its commitment to a clean environment by introducing a new bike share program.
What seems like a fast-rising trend is really the result of decades of work by many people, communities, and visionaries who believed that the simple bicycle could be an economic, environmental, and quality-of-life panacea for modern society.
Not every system collects CO2 emissions data, but so far researchers have found that for nearly all bike-share systems, the
NYC's Bike Sharing: The de Blasio Administration's First Expansion of the City's Sustainability Agenda
Bike sharing is providing a high-profile opportunity to work with industry on sustainability issues. The success of this deal could lead to other opportunities as well.
Thanks to an exploding food movement over the past 10 years, more food than ever is now being grown in backyards, rooftops, vacant lots and abandoned factories throughout Chicagoland.
The experience of having a bike to use when and where I want, for unlimited use, and for a yearly cost of just $95, defied the notion that nothing can get done that works well in a city as complicated as New York.
The additions will make Divvy the fifth-largest bike share system in the world -- and that's not even including suburban
According to a report from the Wall Street Journal, in the four months since the launch, Citi Bikes has netted more than
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Click here to view video. The 2010 launch of the “Boris Bike” –- London’s cycle hire scheme, named after mayor Boris Johnson
If you're in an urban environment and have taken to the streets on a pedal bike, be it through a bikeshare scheme or on your own bike, you're going to get yourself killed unless you pay close attention to my 35 of riding in cities on the street.
After a number of hiccups and delays, Chicago's first large-scale bike sharing service is finally ready to roll. Chicago
Yoga gurus are fond of saying "live in the present" or "be present." Well, let me tell you, nothing will make you quite as present as riding in this town. It is daunting, exhilarating, fun even but more than anything it forces you to live in the present.
Sure, there are going to be teething problems such as issues with the app or with closed stations, but overall, I've found that it makes my life easier. I'm disappointed by all the haters who are rooting for the system to fail.
With LA having just elected a new Mayor, the timing feels right for putting out some transportation and planning ideas that can help make LA a more livable city.
I do think about the public health aspects of this ambitious initiative, and I believe the 6,000 bikes offer a very visible symbol of the importance of getting New Yorkers more active.