- At Bicycle Habitat, Welcoming the Famous and Just Folk – NYTimes.com
In its 35 years in operation, Bicycle Habitat, on Lafayette Street, has not merely ridden the ebb and flow of New York City’s complicated relationship with bicyclists, it has tried to change the culture — its advocacy evolving from street protests in the 1980s to recent trips to Washington to lobby Congress.
- Bike-Sharing at N.Y.U. Offers a Glimpse of New York City Program – NYTimes.com
For the past two years, New York University has had a 30-bike pilot program with 10 locations for its students and employees. The program is but a fraction of the 600 rental stations and 10,000 bikes that will make up the city’s ambitious program, which is to begin this summer. But N.Y.U.’s program does suggest that bike-share programs can work in New York City.
- Velo-city Global in Vancouver 2012 – Momentum Mag
Velo-city Global, the world’s premier international cycling policy and planning conference is coming to Vancouver in June 2012. This marks the first time the European Cyclists’ Federation’s conference will be held in North America since Montreal in 1992 and the first time that Velo-city Global will be in North America. This conference series has been instrumental in moving cycling forward in cities around the world.
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