bicycling

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Biking + Walking = More Money Spent at Local Businesses

Streets that promote bicycling and walking mean more business for local shops and restaurants.
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How Bicycling Creates Economic Impact: A Tale of Two Cities

Two studies from Portland and New York City reveal bicyclists spend more than their peers who arrive at the same neighborhoods via car…
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Kinn, the iPhone of Bikes, Debuts Next Week

A cargo bike that combines numerous uses in to a single, intuitive, desirable design makes its debut next week.
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Clif Bar Gives Every Employee a 20th Anniversary Bike

While most companies reward employees with things like pizza parties, bonus casual days or time off, Clif Bar went a different route, giving…
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Americans Save $4.6 Billion Every Year Just By Biking

The Sierra Club has declared May as National Biking Month and has released a report to highlight the economic benefits of cycling.
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DreamBikes Teaches Job Skills and Boosts Bicycling in Urban Neighborhoods

DreamBikes started when John Burke, president of Trek BIcycle Company, suggested the idea and then donated the seed money to open the first…
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CitiBank Shells Out $41M to Sponsor NYC’s Bike Share Program

This week New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced that CitiBank would sponsor the city's new bike share program, Citi Bike, slated to…
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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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