User: flenvcenter Topic: Transportation-Independent
Category: Multi-Modal Transportation :: Bicycles
Last updated: Apr 15 2014 04:58 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Ontario to build bike infrastructure with highways and bridges 15.4.2014 TreeHugger
It's about time that they realized that bikes need a little space too.
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New study looks at how the Agenda 21 conspiracy is poisoning public discussion about sustainability 14.4.2014 TreeHugger
The Southern Poverty Law Center says “It is time to call out Agenda 21conspiracy theories and the people spreading them.”
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RideScout app compares all the ways to get around the Bay Area 14.4.2014 TreeHugger
The app lists all public transportation, car and bike sharing options available for your route, in addition to walking or driving.
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World Urban Forum Highlights Opportunities for Sustainable Cities 10.4.2014 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
This blog post was co-written with Dario Hidalgo , director of research and practice for the World Resources Institute's EMBARQ center for sustainable transport. In recent months, popular protests have broken out in cities around the globe. The causes were different: soaring pollution in Beijing; violent, gender-based crime in New Delhi; and access to public services in São Paulo. But, for each, inequality was a significant underlying factor. Many cities face increasing pressure. The urban population has increased five-fold since 1950. Vehicle ownership is on course to double by 2050 , while traffic accidents lead to 1.3 million deaths each year. Cities emit approximately 70 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions. All of this is even more staggering when you consider that 1.5 billion people will move into cities in the next two decades, bringing the total to 5 billion worldwide. The reality is that well-designed cities can generate jobs, innovation, and economic growth for all. But when designed ...
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Citi Bike reveals how New Yorkers ride their bikes 9.4.2014 TreeHugger
New York's bike-share is seeing more than 40,000 miles traveled per day and close to 13 million cumulative miles since the program began!
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Citi Bike opens the kimono on how New Yorkers ride their bikes 9.4.2014 TreeHugger
New York's bike-share is seeing more than 40,000 miles traveled per day and close to 13 million cumulative miles since the program began!
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Meet the ELF: An American-built solar-powered trike 8.4.2014 TreeHugger
Rob Cotter used to build expensive sports cars. Now he makes vehicles that are much, much cooler.
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The Biken Banana Holder is the ultimate must-have cycling accessory 1.4.2014 TreeHugger
Someone had to solve this intractable problem for utility cycling to really go mainstream and for bicycle urbanism to take hold.
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Bixi is dead; Long live Bike Share Toronto 31.3.2014 TreeHugger
Toronto's troubled bike sharing system gets renamed, retooled, repriced.
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Biking can be just what the doctor ordered...literally 31.3.2014 TreeHugger
In Boston, battling obesity means getting people out on bikes. The most low-cost way for physicians to prescribe biking is through the new Hubway bike share system.
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Car-free living in the cold... and the heat 31.3.2014 TreeHugger
My article on living car-free for 10 years generated quite a bit of questions and commentary. Here's another follow-up with some of my answers and extra commentary.
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Car-free living answers & extra commentary (Part 1: car-free living with a partner & kids) 29.3.2014 TreeHugger
My article on living car-free for 10 years generated quite a bit of questions and commentary. So, here's a follow-up with some of my answers and extra commentary.
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Chainless electric bike folds up to fit under your desk, doesn't look dorky 25.3.2014 TreeHugger
For the aspiring bike commuter who wants a folding electric bike that doesn't look like a folding bike, JiveBike offers a solution.
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Number of Californians walking, biking or taking transit doubled since 2000 25.3.2014 TreeHugger
Recent statistics suggest a promising trend. But imagine what would happen if we actually got serious about promoting livable cities?
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Citi Bike is underwater and de Blasio refuses bailout 25.3.2014 TreeHugger
The blue bikes are in the red.
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The #1 factor that has allowed me to live car-free easily and pleasurably for 10 years 21.3.2014 TreeHugger
It's hard to believe that I've lived car-free for nearly 10 years straight. However, it's also hard to believe I ever thought owning a car was a good idea.
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Citi Bike, NYC's Bike-Sharing Program, Not Working Out As The Lefties Would Like 21.3.2014 Politics on HuffingtonPost.com
Citi Bike, NYC's Bike-Sharing Program, Not Working Out As The Lefties Would Like
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Halfbike: Upright simplified bike combines biking with jogging (Video) 21.3.2014 TreeHugger
Going where most conventional bikes can't go, the Halfbike is a compact, upright version of the bicycle where riders stand up to pedal.
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How did bicycling take over the Netherlands? 20.3.2014 TreeHugger
Everyone knows it: the Netherlands is the land of bicycles. But that wasn't always the case. Here's a quick look at why the Netherlands has so many bicyclists.
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Making the United States "anti-car" 15.3.2014 Environmental News Network
Visit Amsterdam, which feels like the bicycle capital of the world, and you'll see everyone on bikes, from chic ladies on their way to coffeehouses (a longstanding tradition in this European city) to office workers. The city offers dedicated bicycle paths, ample bike parking and lots more options to encourage people to cycle and it create active disincentives for driving. It's a decision born of practical and environmental concerns: Amsterdam is a small, easily crowded city, where cars could become a serious hazard and frustration if they multiplied on the streets, and its residents are very eco-conscious.
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