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These Gadgets Make Your Bicycle Commute Safe and Fun

Exercising and being outdoors reduces stress, energizes you, boosts your confidence and helps you sleep better. These gadgets make bicycle commuting easy, safe…
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Solar-Pedal Trike Fits the Niche Between Bikes and Cars

In the bicycle world there's a 'great blue ocean' of market opportunity. That’s the 80 percent of people who could be riding bicycles…
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Ohio State University Latest Campus to Launch Bike-Share Program

Ohio State University is the latest campus in the U.S. to launch a bike-share program, which will begin this summer, or fall at…
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U.S. Bicycling Participation on the Rise

PeopleforBikes released a report detailing American bicycling participation that examines bicycle riding of any kind, not just recreational riders or transportation use. It…
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Life in 2030: Will London’s Tube Tunnels Become Underground Cycle Paths?

London's tube tunnels may one day be home to underground cycle paths, predicts Masdar Blogging Contest runner-up Jonathan Powell.
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Australia’s ANZ: The World’s Most Sustainable and Cycling-Friendly Bank?

Melbourne does not have the most cycling-friendly reputation, but ANZ Bank is one company helping to make cycling mainstream.
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AARP: Baby Boomers Want Liveable Communities, Too

The AARP has an impressive archive that inspires its members to advocate for more “liveable communities.”
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Zagster Aims a For a New Bike Sharing Model in Cleveland

Earlier this month Zagster and several partners launched a pilot bike sharing program in Cleveland, Ohio. Can this entirely privately-funded plan work?
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Are City Bicycle-Sharing Programs Doomed?

Are citywide bike programs doomed to fail? New York's is losing money, and in other cities such as Washington, they run in the…
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Food Runners Keeps the Unfortunate Fed in San Francisco

In 1987, Mary Risley founded Food Runners in San Francisco to pick up uneaten food from local businesses to distribute it to charities.
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3p Interview: Can RideScout Be the ‘Kayak’ of Ground Transportation?

Over 78 percent of cars on the road are single-occupancy vehicles, according to RideScout, a mobile app that aims to change that statistic…
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Mackinac Island: Where Cars are Banned and Bikes Rule the Road

Mackinac Island, Michigan's M-185 is the only interstate highway in the U.S. to ban cars. Always has, always will.
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A How-To Guide for Companies Looking to Encourage Bike Commuters

As companies seek ways to improve productivity, keep employees engaged and reduce health care costs, a bicycling program is one perk businesses must…
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How Bicycling Cuts Health Care Costs for Businesses

From America’s bicycling hub of Portland to countries around the world, evidence suggests bicycling to work can save companies money on health care…
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Zagster and Rock Ventures Launch Bike Sharing in Detroit

Yesterday Dan Gilbert's Rock Ventures launched a bike sharing program in tandem with Zagster in downtown Detroit.