- Bringing the Bucks to Bike-Sharing : Discovery News
Bike-sharing programs are popping up around the country, and the high-tech bikes being used can provide precise information about the benefits. A startup called CityRyde wants to take bike sharing to the next level, using software to monetize the environmental benefits and put cash back in riders' hands.
- Because Bike Traffic Lights Are Beautiful, Life-Affirming Things – Reasons to Love New York 2010 — New York Magazine
It was July 1980, and Ed Koch was talking big about overhauling the city’s streets. Single-occupancy cars would be banned from the East River bridges; Madison Avenue would get bus-only lanes; and physically separated bike paths would line Broadway and Sixth Avenue. A mere four months later, Koch declared the bike lanes a failure and ordered them torn up.
- Chinese bicycle makers urge EU to drop 17-year-old anti-dumping duties
BRUSSELS, Dec. 9 (Xinhua) — Chinese bicycle makers Thursday urged the European Union (EU) to drop anti-dumping duties which have been imposed on their products for 17 years.
- Girls who walk, bike to school do better in tests | Reuters
Girls, but not boys, who walk or bike to school instead of getting a ride perform better in tests of verbal and math skills, according to a new study of teens living in Spanish cities.
- The Bike-sharing Blog: Tehran’s “Bike House” Shines Green
Reducing traffic on congested streets, clearing pollution from smog-laden overcast skies, and completing that last kilometer to your destination from transit points are the accepted benefits of bike-sharing no matter the political situation or location in the world. Bike-sharing has become an integral part of many cities’ green economy. It comes as no surprise that even in the Islamic Republic of Iran, bike-sharing is thriving.
- BICYCLE TOURING: bicycle holidays in Italy
Cicloturismo.com has routes for cycling and mountain biking GPS, details of each track, view in Google Map of the route, choose a route with a simple click, you will see where to stay, places to eat, assists, points of interest and much more!
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