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Articles tagged “cycling”

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The number of Americans cycling to work had doubled over the last decade

Bike lanes in major cities like New York and sharing programs in cities across the country have more people thinking about bikes. Now what's needed is a rules of the road refresher course for drivers, cyclists, and pedestrians, as well as enforcement from local police.

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Chicago will get 34 miles of new bike lines before the end of the year

The mayor's promise of extended bike trails is part of a worldwide trend seen from Copenhagen to D.C. that is changing the way we travel within a city and making bikes into a travel must-have.

Tourism

Biking the world’s most dangerous road is actually quite nice

Despite being the continent’s most isolated and poorest country, Bolivia continues to pull active tourists with its bio-diversity and outdoor adventures like the Yungas Loop’s 3-day mountain/jungle bike trek.

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Global cycling coalition that bothers most of the globe’s cyclists arrested at Olympics

Critical Mass cyclists stood up for the rights of bicycle riders when nobody else would, but for years now they've been behaving like Teamsters on a bad hair day. What's so wrong about putting off your your post-posh-job workout until after the games?

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Bike-shares proliferate worldwide: the numbers behind 12 cities’ green initiatives

From Tel Aviv's neon green bikes to London's Boris Bikes, nearly 400 public bike-share programs have been implemented worldwide in the past 5 years.

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Commuters bike to Copenhagen on cycle superhighway

The 11-mile paved path saves time, increases health, decreases pollution, and has employees offer chocolates for good behavior. What's not to love about Denmark's newest transportation option?

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NYC sends mixed signals over bike share launch date

Transportation Nation gets into the nitty-gritty of the confusion surrounding the official bike share launch, but NYC residents should start seeing the first stages of deployment some time by September -- depending on your neighborhood.

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Moscow tries to deal with traffic congestion by encouraging bike and foot traffic

The proposal by Moscow's mayor is a good thought, but towns tend to have more success by pushing road-sharing programs that institute good habits on all streets rather than just selective good transport.

Tourism

Can drivers and cyclists co-exit in Los Angeles?

The city that was built on the back of cars is dealing with a culture that is pushing bike lanes and pedal-powered commutes.