bicycling

London bicycle use 2001-10 (graphic ITO World)

London’s Congestion Charge is Working and There is a Map to Prove It

London’s traffic is legendary and so is its traffic management system. From early 2003, the city of London started charging a fee, which…
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Duo to Ride Across America By Electric Bike to Promote Awareness

Last week, a team of two cyclists, Boris Mordkovich and Anna Mostovetsky, began a two and a half month, 4,000 mile ride across…
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LA’s CicLAvia: A Primer of How Bicycling Can Boost Communities and the Economy

Yesterday in Los Angeles was CicLAvia, an event held twice a year during which 10 miles of streets are free of cars, so…
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Bicycle And Pedestrian Commuting is Up, but House Transportation Bill Eliminates Funding

The Alliance for Biking and Walking just released its 2012 Benchmarking Report which details that between 2000 to 2009, the number of commuters…
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Swedish Cities Close to Building a Bicycle Superhighway

Sweden’s transportation authority, Trafikverket, has approved a four line bicycle superhighway between Malmö and nearby Lund.

In Defense of Bicycle and Pedestrian Project Funding

3p is proud to partner with the Presidio Graduate School’s Macroeconomics course on a blogging series about “the economics of sustainability.” This post…
bicycles waiting to be recharged during the day at the Green Energy Park.

Green Energy Park a Laboratory for Japan’s Future

The Green Energy Park is where energy storage, solar power and smart grid technologies will provide the next level of not only innovation,…

3 Big Steps Toward Mass Use of Bicycles

Bicycling has seen an unprecedented rise in popularity, support, and accessibility these days, worldwide. To be sure part of this can be credited…
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Turning Common Assumptions of Branding on Their Heads

COMMON launched in January as a “creative community for rapidly prototyping social change" to link entrepreneurs with the creative community.
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GM Tells College Students to be Ashamed of Biking to Class

Marketing campaigns are usually developed after research and input from the target audience, often spanning weeks and costing tens of thousands of dollars.…
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How Can Suburbs Join The Bicycling Boom?

It’s finally happening. Circumstances, public opinion and political will have aligned to create massive increases in biking infrastructure and bike sharing across the…
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Interstate Bicycle Highway System is on its Way

The US is moving forward on a plan to develop a national interstate bicycle highway system.
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The Sustainable, Durable Solution to Bike Helmet Safety: Cardboard?!

Bicycling is an inherently sustainable form of transportation: No emissions, minimal materials required to make the vehicle, increased rider fitness, decreased auto traffic.…
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Project Aura: Lighting the Way to An Upsurge in Bike Commuters?

I have the good fortune of living in Portland, Oregon, where I bike commute daily. In a recent article it was reported that…
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Cycling: An Alternative Energy Resource

By Matt Courtland I recently spent eight days working in Amersfoort, Holland, a wonderful town full of historic sites and friendly people. During my…