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Posts Tagged ‘bicycles’

OnEarth.Org | The Bicycle Diaries

OnEarth.Org | The Bicycle Diaries

In the future, when gas prices are exorbitant and cities implement congestion charges that render driving a luxury that even fewer of us can afford, you, too, may find yourself pushing the pedals. Read the entire article at OnEarth.Org: The [...]

NYTimes.com | The Dutch Way: Bicycles and Fresh Bread

NYTimes.com | The Dutch Way: Bicycles and Fresh Bread

While Europe is dealing with congestion and greenhouse gas buildup by turning urban centers into pedestrian zones and finding innovative ways to combine driving with public transportation, many American cities are carving out more parking [...]

Felix Salmon | Bike slowly

Felix Salmon | Bike slowly

As a general rule, the propensity of non-bicyclists to give biking a try is inversely proportional to the average velocity of the bikers they see on the street. If you live in a city where women in wedge heels are steering their old steel bikes [...]

PLAN-Boulder Takes on the Jefferson Parkway

PLAN-Boulder Takes on the Jefferson Parkway

PLAN-Boulder County sent the following letter to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today (July 28, 2011). PLAN-Boulder County is an organization of several hundred citizens established more than 50 years ago to advocate responsible [...]

NYTimes.com | Number of Female Cyclists Lags in New York, With Safety as a Concern

NYTimes.com | Number of Female Cyclists Lags in New York, With Safety as a Concern

Despite the city’s efforts to become more bike friendly, male cyclists in New York continue to outnumber female cyclists three to one, just as they have steadily over the past two decades. Data tracked by the city and private groups shows the gap [...]

Flat Iron Bike | Being Car Free in Boulder

Flat Iron Bike | Being Car Free in Boulder

Of the places I’ve lived in the US, Boulder makes car-free living the easiest and most enjoyable.  For me, that means riding my bike.  Yes, there’s a little snow, and a few times each winter bitter cold will slide down from Canada, and yes [...]

Bike Rentals Aimed at Replacing Car Trips

Bike Rentals Aimed at Replacing Car Trips

B-Cycle plans to start operating in Boulder on May 20, 2011, but before that happens it needs to raise $650,000 in capital, Elizabeth Train, one of Boulder B-Cycle’s three current staff members, disclosed at a PLAN-Boulder forum on January 24. At [...]

Grist | Why an additional road tax for bicyclists would be unfair

Grist | Why an additional road tax for bicyclists would be unfair

There are many reasons for cities to encourage bicycling, and the economic argument is one of the best. Every time somebody gets on a bicycle instead of in a car, the city saves money. The cost of road maintenance is averaged at 5.6 cents per mile [...]

Bike Share Comes to Boulder

Bike Share Comes to Boulder

On Thursday, December 2nd, 2010, Randle Rutsch from the City of Boulder Planning Department presented the Boulder B-Cycles system to the Boulder Planning Board. The Boulder B-Cycle program is a citywide, not-for-profit, short term bike rental [...]

Washington Post | Bicycle program makes District easier place to get around, residents say

Washington Post | Bicycle program makes District easier place to get around, residents say

he District is making its biggest splash with its bike-sharing program, the largest of its kind in the nation. Capital Bikeshare, which launched in late September, can trace its origins to a pilot program started in 2008. Operated by Clear Channel [...]

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