User: flenvcenter Topic: Transportation-Independent
Category: Multi-Modal Transportation :: Bicycles
Last updated: Aug 23 2016 20:20 IST RSS 2.0
 
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How much space do people take up in different modes of transport? 23.8.2016 TreeHugger
Here is another way of looking at the subject
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A mom's guide to biking with babies 18.8.2016 TreeHugger
It can be challenging to get around town with a baby on a bike. Here's what works for my family.
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Biking bill is a smokescreen for opening up wilderness 17.8.2016 High Country News Most Recent
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California's War on the Homeless: From Streetside Attacks to Policies of Dehumanization 16.8.2016 Truthout - All Articles
(Image: Lauren Walker / Truthout ) Treating homelessness as a population management problem for social services takes focus away from the economic conditions causing chronic homelessness among certain classes of people. And attacks on the homeless are just an extension of the state-sponsored violence against this "disposable population." (Image: Lauren Walker / Truthout ) A man experiencing homelessness in San Diego, Angelo De Nardo, died after being attacked on Moreno Boulevard on July 3, 2016. The assailant had set De Nardo on fire after driving a spike into his head and chest. Another homeless man was critically injured in San Diego's Midway District the next morning. A few hours later, on July 4 ("Independence Day"), Shawn Mitchell Longley, an unsheltered homeless man, was found dead in Ocean Beach. Two days later, a flaming towel was thrown on Dionico Derek Vahidy; a witness grabbed the towel off the 23-year-old homeless San Diego resident, but Vahidy died of burns four days later. On July 15, on ...
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The race to the most affordable e-bike is heating up: MATE folding electric bike 16.8.2016 TreeHugger
A few years ago, an e-bike would have set you back a few grand, but a new cohort of electric bikes, such as the MATE, is pushing the cost down to well below $1000.
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Transportation is now the biggest source of CO2 in the USA 8.8.2016 TreeHugger
But let's all complain about bike lanes taking over SUV parking.
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Vancouver’s segue from sustainability to resilience 4.8.2016 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Vancouver has a long history of environmental activism, and the city has made major strides in improving urban sustainability. Now, it's working on resilience.
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How do you build a thriving, equitable bike share system? (Video) 4.8.2016 TreeHugger
The NACTO people are trying to figure this out, and Streetfilms are there to watch them do it.
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Iowa City Climate Action Plan: Creating a Regenerative City in the Heartland 2.8.2016 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
In the face of the "rapid onset" of 1,000-year floods, as reported by Slate meteorologist Eric Holthaus on the recent deluge in Maryland and West Virginia, should flood-prone river towns like Iowa City pursue incremental and piecemeal sustainability efforts or take the lead in setting out a " regenerative city " climate action plan? For numerous Iowa City advocates, experts and innovators, who have held public Ecopolis Forums over the past two years on regenerative city initiatives, it's time for Iowa City to rethink, re-evaluate and re-imagine the ways it deals with energy, food, transit and biodiversity restoration--and turn its recently passed Regenerative City Proclamation into a climate action plan. Eight years after the historic Iowa River flood swamped the city and left behind an estimated $1 billion in area damages, the city of Iowa City is investing $60 million in raising a "gateway" transit route only one foot above the 100-year flood level, and planning to hire an outside facilitator for a ...
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Cyclists and streetcar tracks don't mix 27.7.2016 TreeHugger
We love streetcars and we love bikes, but a third of the bike crashes in Toronto happen in the streetcar tracks.
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Coolpeds iBike weighs less than 30 pounds, costs less than $500 25.7.2016 TreeHugger
Coolpeds' iBike aims to relieve two of the most common e-bike pain points: high cost and heavy weight.
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Republican Party goes after bikes, trains, transit, everything but their beloved cars 22.7.2016 TreeHugger
Sidewalks? Where we're going we don't need no sidewalks.
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Active transportation is a big part of the climate change solution 21.7.2016 rabble.ca - News for the rest of us
Thursday, July 21, 2016 Like this article? rabble is reader-supported journalism. Chip in to keep stories like these coming. One of the most important things individuals can do to combat climate change is to use alternatives to cars for frequent, shorter trips. Let's weigh the benefits and risks of active ...
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New study confirms that protected bike lanes get more people on bikes and reduce injuries 21.7.2016 TreeHugger
Bike lanes make the biggest difference with the biggest group, the "interested but concerned" crowd.
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Turn the bike you own into a cargo bike, and back again, with the LIFT 15.7.2016 TreeHugger
If a cargo bike would help make your low-carbon lifestyle even more convenient sometimes, but you really love the bike you already own, this device could be the bike accessory for you.
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Hang your bike on the wall (and sequester some CO2) with the Bika 8.7.2016 TreeHugger
It's made from Killwood, the new very literal name for Pine Beetle killed lumber.
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This little electric motor could convert your bike to an ebike for about $100 7.7.2016 TreeHugger
'Tis far less resource-intensive to convert conventional bikes to ebikes. If only there were more affordable options, like this one, on the market.
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Are pedal-electric "biohybrids" the solution to urban mobility? 6.7.2016 TreeHugger
A lot of the time, most city dwellers don't need a real car. Could smaller pedal-electric vehicles be the answer?
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How self-driving cars might make cities better for everyone, if we plan ahead 27.6.2016 TreeHugger
National Association of City Transportation Officials lays down the law.
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Human- and solar-powered "Storymobile" seeks to connect communities 23.6.2016 TreeHugger
An ELF is nice. An ELF with a trailer is even better. An ELF with a trailer that collects stories, now that's awesome.
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