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The U.S. Bike Lane Boom

Cities are looking ahead and seeing the benefits of investing in bike infrastructure.
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Investing in Biking Yields a Big Bang for Portland’s Public Buck

Portland's been a leading light when it comes to investing in biking and factoring biking and walking into its integrated transportation, socioeconomic development…

Building an EV Ecosystem: Why Tesla Will Likely Succeed Where Better Place Failed

It's not enough just to build a great electric car, Tesla has shown that in order to make the product truly useful, they…
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Electric Vehicle Charging Community Apps Recargo and Xatori Merge

EV owners have come to rely on tools that ensure they are up-to-date as to where they can plug in. The two leading…

E-Bikes Continue to Expand in the U.S.

Unlike many manufacturers that just sell one e-bike amongst a range of human-only powered bicycles, A2B under Hero Eco instead focus just on…

Commuting by Bike in L.A. Can Be Harder than It Seems

According to a 2010 U.S. Census Bureau survey, 43 percent more Americans commute by bicycle than did in 2000 - and 70 percent…

The Muv-e Scooter: The Latest In Green City Travel

The brainchild of Israeli automotive designer Amir Zaid, the Muv-e scooter takes up where most collapsible electric scooters leave off. Its three large…

Ready to Ditch Your Car? E-Bike Company EVELO Wants to Hear from You

EVELO founder, Boris Mordkovich, continues his quest to get the word out about electric bicycles, by kicking off the 30-day electric bike challenge…

Century-Old Discovery from WWI May Fuel Future Cars

A century ago, Jewish chemist Chaim Weizmann invented a method of producing acetone for explosives – helping the British with WWI efforts. Now,…

$20 Recyclable Cardboard Bicycle Is Now A Reality

Israeli inventor Izhar Gafni, along with his business partner Nimrod Elmish, will soon begin the mass-production of a cardboard bike. The durable, lightweight…
Growing Green – and Community – in DC

Growing Green – and Community – in DC

From (a)pples to(Z)ipcars, the Washington, DC metro area has been experiencing a “green” transformation. With the upcoming DC Green Festival now in its…
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No Company Commuter Shuttle? Bay Area’s RidePal Has The Answer

RidePal was founded a little over a year ago, with the goal of bringing company shuttle services to people working for smaller organizations…

What Should We Do With All the Gas Pumps?

What will happen to all those gas pumps when they are no longer needed?

Radical Sharing for the New Industrial Revolution

The access economy, also known as collaborative consumption, is characterized by the sharing of goods, space, services and expertise, in innovative ways; typically…
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Bike Culture at Levis: Built to Last

Bike commuter culture at Levi Strauss & Co. started small and is now an integrated part of the company's culture.