User: flenvcenter Topic: Transportation-National
Category: Multi-Modal Transportation :: Bicycles
Last updated: Jul 11 2018 13:59 IST RSS 2.0
 
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6 Transport Solutions to Give İzmir’s Historic Center Back to the People 11.7.2018 THE CITY FIX
With 5,000 years of history and culture, the city of İzmir along the Ionian Coast is one of Turkey’s most remarkable urban areas. It’s a unique nexus between the past and present, with a variety of archaeological conservation sites but also Turkey’s ...
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Bike and pedestrian advocates ramp up pressure for Denver to drastically increase spending on projects 11.7.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
Denver has set out ambitious plans to add bike lanes along streets and make the increasingly urban city more walkable, but a coalition of advocates called Tuesday for officials to commit far more money to the cause.
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Couple killed, father critically injured in motorcycle crash 9.7.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A St. Cloud couple has died and a family member has been critically injured when a driver turned into the path of three motorcycles in central Minnesota.
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Do More Cyclists Mean a Happier City? Yes and No 9.7.2018 THE CITY FIX
Across Colombia’s cities, bicycle users are the most satisfied commuters, according to a new survey. In 2016, 86 percent of bicyclists in 18 cities were satisfied with their commutes, compared to just 48 percent for mass transit and 74 percent ...
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Transportation’s incredible shrinking infrastructure 6.7.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
And what Lyft's acquisition of Motivate means for the urban dockless bikes movement.
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Low-Carbon Cities Are Better for Your Health Than Any Superfood 2.7.2018 THE CITY FIX
Climate change is already harming people’s health. In August last year, over 45 million people in India, Bangladesh and Nepal were affected by unprecedented monsoon flooding, while last year’s Atlantic hurricane season was the costliest on record. The scale of ...
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Denver gives scooter companies Bird, Lime a roadmap to get legal 30.6.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
After ordering electric scooter companies Bird and Lime to remove their zippy transports from city sidewalks, the city on Friday spelled out details of a new pilot permit program that could return them within weeks.
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'Bike Montco' initiative envisions 800 miles of new bike paths in suburbia 21.6.2018 Philly.com News
"Bike Montco" would retrofit roads to include bike paths, connecting them to existing infrastructure for cyclists.
Boulder moves to allow dockless bike sharing over companies’ concerns 15.6.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
Facing protests from dockless bike-sharing companies, Boulder's City Council nonetheless voted unanimously late Tuesday to launch a pilot program intended to limit where the free-floating cycles end up.
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Downtown Denver plan sets stage for a dense neighborhood atop a sea of parking — and Elitch’s — that could house thousands 10.6.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
Denver city leaders this week are poised to endorse an ambitious downtown neighborhood plan that could set the stage for the next mega-wave of urban development.
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St. Paul man pleads guilty in fatal bicyclist crash 5.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A St. Paul man has pleaded guilty to hitting and killing a bicyclist and then fleeing from the crash.
Delhi: New bicycle project in NDMC areas soon 2.6.2018 Delhi – The Indian Express
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Electric scooter networks charge up as Scoot drives into Barcelona 30.5.2018 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
San Francisco’s home-grown e-scooter startup is headed over to moped-loving Spain.
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L.A. starts debating rules for electric scooters and bike-share companies 24.5.2018 LA Times: Commentary

With electric scooters and short-term bicycle rentals continuing to flood the Westside, Los Angeles city officials have begun to discuss how to regulate the transportation companies to minimize cluttered sidewalks and ensure rider safety.

The Transportation Department proposed a one-year test program...

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Bird got people to ride its scooters. Can it now persuade them to ride safely? 23.5.2018 L.A. Times - Technology News

Scooter rental start-up Bird wants customers to know its electric gadgets are not toys. It has produced educational videos and in-app notices to remind people to ride safely. It has given away helmets to anyone who wants one. And before a customer can even unlock a scooter, he or she has to agree...

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Bengaluru’s first Bicycle Mayor to set up a ‘Council’ to boost cycling in city 22.5.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
His 40-km commute to work every day spurred Sankaran to reflect on the mobility crises in cities. As the Bicycle Mayor, he hopes to liaison with various agencies in Bengaluru for interventions that help cycling infrastructure. »
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Bikes vs. cars vs. pedestrians: How Philly can win the transportation culture war | Opinion 18.5.2018 Philly.com News
It's easy to feel cynical about the future of our transportation culture, but culture can and does change. Here's how we can start.
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Beartooth Highway is fearsome fun, whether you're driving it or skiing it 18.5.2018 LA Times: Commentary
It's safe to assume, I think, that any road named after a grizzly bear's fang can't help but lead to adventure. Beartooth Highway - a 68-mile ribbon of pavement snaking over an otherworldly 11,000-foot plateau along the Montana-Wyoming border - lives up to its ferocious name.
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The invasion of the scooter bros: A new tribe whizzes past the haters on Washington sidewalks. 18.5.2018 Washington Post
The invasion of the scooter bros: A new tribe whizzes past the haters on Washington sidewalks.
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Top 10 tips for first-time bicycle commuters in Philadelphia 16.5.2018 Philly.com News
Top 10 tips for first-time bicycle commuters in Philadelphia.
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