User: flenvcenter Topic: Transportation-National
Category: Multi-Modal Transportation :: Bicycles
Last updated: Nov 17 2017 02:45 IST RSS 2.0
 
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We had triathletes race all 6 of D.C.'s bike-share bikes. The results surprised even us. 17.11.2017 Washington Post
We had triathletes race all 6 of D.C.'s bike-share bikes. The results surprised even us.
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Fitwel introduces residential standard for buildings that help make you fitter and healthier 16.11.2017 TreeHugger
It's actually a really good checklist of features that any building should (and could) have.
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London's Oxford Street may go pedestrian only 9.11.2017 TreeHugger
But should bikes be banned too? Or is that "an unqualified disaster for cycling in London"?
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What and who are really behind all these pedestrian safety campaigns? 7.11.2017 TreeHugger
They seem to ignore the most basic reality about pedestrian and cycling safety- it's the cars
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How Cities Can Harness the Good – and Avoid the Bad – of the New Mobility Movement 3.11.2017 THE CITY FIX
This article was first published in TechCrunch. In late September, London made headlines when it stripped popular ride-hailing app Uber of its license to operate in the city. The wall-to-wall coverage that followed the decision was a sign, if any more ...
Chainless electric-assist velomobile is a human-sized transport solution 3.11.2017 TreeHugger
The PodBike quadricycle claims to be human-powered, but not directly, as its pedals turn a generator instead of the wheels.
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Riding a bike to work as good as gym workout: Study 2.11.2017 Lifestyle – The Indian Express
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Hydrogen fuel cell e-bike takes 2 minutes to fill and has a 60+ mile range 2.11.2017 TreeHugger
The αlpha electric bike, from Pragma Industries, is another attempt at using hydrogen as a battery in transportation, but it might only make sense for fleets.
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A pedestrian dies in a Venice crosswalk, where 'red tape' has delayed safety upgrade 29.10.2017 LA Times: Commentary

A crosswalk in Venice where a pedestrian died in recent days has long been scheduled for safety improvements, upgrades that officials said have been delayed by “red tape.”

The intersection of Pacific and Sunset avenues — near the heart of Venice Beach’s heavily trafficked boardwalk — is the only...

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Hey Philly! Get out and enjoy the car-free streets 28.10.2017 Philly.com News
Philadelphians loved the auto-free streets during Pope Francis' visit in 2015, the city has restored the treat for a few hours today.
30% of the new bikes in Paris' Vélib’ Métropole bike-share system will be electric 28.10.2017 TreeHugger
The second generation of Paris' bike-sharing fleet will see 20,000 bikes hit the streets next year, and 30% of those will feature an electric drivetrain.
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With the kinks worked out, dockless bike sharing could roll 28.10.2017 Washington Post: Op-Eds
Well-thought policies will benefit the region.
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CDOT’s failed computer system costs taxpayers 27.10.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
A Colorado communications official has confirmed that the state Department of Transportation paid $340,000 for a cloud computer backup system that never went live.
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Dockless bike-share service arrives in Montgomery County 27.10.2017 Washington Post
Dockless bike-share service arrives in Montgomery County
Chainless 4-wheeled hybrid electric bike concept is "self-charging" 26.10.2017 TreeHugger
The Hybrid Module Mobility concept isn't pedaled directly, but instead employs a pedal-powered alternator for riders to partially recharge its batteries.
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A story of a man and his stolen bike, as told by JuJu Smith-Schuster on Twitter 25.10.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Pittsburgh Steelers rookie receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster doesn’t have a car or a driver’s license. And for a while this week, he didn’t even have a bicycle.

The former USC standout was forced to walk to practice on Tuesday after someone stole his bike, he said in a video posted on Twitter the same...

New York Mayor cracks down on e-bike delivery guys 24.10.2017 TreeHugger
He says "Let them drive cars." That makes so much sense in New York City.
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Aurora kicks off pioneering bike-share programs 19.10.2017 Denver Post: News: Local
Dockless bike share companies including Ofo and LimeBike are already moving their colorful bicycle fleets into the city.
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Is Uber killing transit? 16.10.2017 TreeHugger
A new study from UC Davis raises some serious concerns.
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Amazon’s Challenge Shows Importance of Good Transit for Cities 16.10.2017 THE CITY FIX
Amazon’s recent announcement that it is seeking to build a second headquarters in a major North American city has sent cities from Los Angeles, to Chicago, to Toronto scrambling to outbid each other in an attempt to woo the corporate ...
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