Articles tagged “bikes”

Rail

Europeans Could Make Bikes a Commuting Choice as Businesses Reopen

Biking to work could be a nice stop-gap measure as commuters seek to avoid mass transit while coronavirus is in the air. But the term mass transit has the word "mass" in it for a reason, so will it all scale?

Europeans Could Make Bikes a Commuting Choice as Businesses Reopen

Rail

Lime Goes Beyond Scooters to Transit Pods for Streamlining Urban Mobility

This sounds like a good idea, an electricity-powered car-like vehicle that shuttles people about town that's one-third the size of a parking space. And yet those parking spaces are paved with the skeletons of failed urban transit experiments.

Lime Goes Beyond Scooters to Transit Pods for Streamlining Urban Mobility

Rail

Electric Scooters May Compete With Bikes — and Cars — on City Streets

Electric scooters may play a heightened role in the plethora of urban transport options for people and businesses. In places like Colombia, for example, they are already a popular transportation mode. As startups get into gear, larger ridesharing companies may bring them into the fold.

Electric Scooters May Compete With Bikes — and Cars — on City Streets

Business Travel

A Brief History of Personality-Driven Luxury Travel Companies

These four entrepreneurs took the first steps toward what would become modern adventure and luxury travel, and their first-hand accounts hold lessons — and entertainment — for all those who followed in their wake.

A Brief History of Personality-Driven Luxury Travel Companies

Rental Cars

It Was a Car-Free Day in Turkmenistan To Promote Bikes

Without or without car traffic, Turkmenistan will soon host the Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games, an event that it hopes will jumpstart the country's tourism industry.

It Was a Car-Free Day in Turkmenistan To Promote Bikes

Hotels

The Hot New Amenity at Beachside Resorts for 2017

What hotel guests are willing to pay for the hot new thing is the real issue here. Fun does have a price point.

The Hot New Amenity at Beachside Resorts for 2017

Rail

Skift Podcast 5: How Bikes Are Changing the Way We Experience Cities

Biking is healthier, more enjoyable and more reliable than most other forms of public transportation; it is also changing people's relationship with their busy urban cities.

Skift Podcast 5: How Bikes Are Changing the Way We Experience Cities

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The Dutch Are Turning an Amsterdam-Area Bike Path Into Solar Panel Canvas

Cities worldwide are getting smarter about public transportation and test pilots like these lead the way to systems that are easier to use and more energy efficient.

The Dutch Are Turning an Amsterdam-Area Bike Path Into Solar Panel Canvas

SkiftX

The Top 16 Stats to Start Your New Week in Travel

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The Top 16 Stats to Start Your New Week in Travel

Rail

Bike Lanes in U.S. Cities to Double by 2016

Bike-sharing is booming in cities across the U.S., and they are good for tourists, locals and businesses seeking to recruit young employees. For people looking for parking spaces for their cars, though, they have a different take on the whole thing.

Bike Lanes in U.S. Cities to Double by 2016