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Bike The Netherlands: Photo Blog

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I ride my bike in The Netherlands every single day. I have not driven my car for over 80 days - sparing the air from hundred of kilometers in vehicle emissions and having fun exploring dutch bike culture.
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Car Free Mackinac Island

Friday, July 12, 2013
mackinack island car free

Do you know a place where driving your car on the road is illegal? Well now you can say you do because nestled in between Michigan’s peninsulas is…

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Is Your City Walkable?

Thursday, May 30, 2013
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Parks, public space, pedestrian design, and people: these are only a few criteria of what makes a neighborhood walkable. According to WalkScore.com, walkable localities are one of the best…

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Bike Lanes Boost Business in NYC

Thursday, May 16, 2013
Photo Credit:  Some rights reserved by Payton Chung on Flickr.

Up to 49% increase  in retail sales were reported by locally-based business on one of the first protected bicycle lanes in the US, the 9th Avenue in Manhattan….

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E-Bikes – Bike Longer – Bike Farther

Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Photo Credit: Evelo

Transportation is amongst the highest expense categories in any US household, with the price of gas continuing to rise with no end in sight. Commuters complain about sitting…

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Is the Future of Motorbikes Electric?

Thursday, February 28, 2013
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By Susan Pinna Want to make other road users green with envy and improve your green credentials at the same time? Then perhaps it’s time to invest in…

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Mexico City Bags ITDP Sustainable Transport Award

Thursday, January 31, 2013
Eco Bici bike sharing program in Mexico City. Photo Credit: Some rights reserved by Denis Bocquet on Flickr.

Thanks to its intentional efforts and reformation of public space and transportation  Mexico City has won the Sustainable Transport Award by the Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP),…

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Meet Liquid, Biking’s AirBNB

Thursday, January 10, 2013
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A new biking sharing service called Liquid may soon change the way we see and share bikes around the world, Treehugger reports. The biking world has seen innovations…

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Japan Ahead Of The Game With Bike Parking

Wednesday, December 19, 2012
Shinagawa Underground Bicycle Park, Tokyo

Massive amounts of people navigate the streets of Tokyo by rail and ride their shopper bikes the last few blocks of their mission. Nearly 90% of the 13.1…

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Welcome to Bolzano, Italy – City of Bikes

Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Bolzano Bikes Countryside

Paris is the City of Lights, New York Never Sleeps, LA is Home of the Stars – Italy’s Bolzano is the City of Bikes. Last summer I rode…

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Bikes Shine in Post-Sandy New York

Sunday, November 11, 2012
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In the wake of power outages, fuel shortages, and facility shutdowns in post-Sandy New York, the bike is having a shining moment in the urban transportation crisis. In…

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