Browsing the "bicycling" Tag

Upcycling with Arduino: 7 Projects

August 14th, 2014 | by Jeff McIntire-Strasburg

The Arduino electronics platform allows you take junk you've got laying around, and turn it into cool, and often useful, tools and machines

5 Latest Trends in Sustainability

May 18th, 2014 | by Guest Contributor

Sustainability is a term that covers various aspects of living hand in hand with our environment, and it’s one that we can all benefit from, from cheap electricity to healthier food and cleaner cities and countryside. We take a look at five of the latest trends in sustainability below

Ford Dealers All Want this Electric Bike on their Showroom Floors

February 13th, 2014 | by Important Media Cross-Post

Walk into a Ford dealership soon and you will find the highlight of the recent National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) Convention in New Orleans. The bolt of black that “won the hearts” of Ford dealers is a splendid electric bike. The bike&hellip

U.S. Bike-Sharing Fleet More than Doubles in 2013

August 28th, 2013 | by Earth Policy Institute

The opening of the San Francisco Bay Area bike share on August 29, 2013, brings the combined fleet of shared bikes in the United States above 18,000, more than a doubling since the start of the year. The United States is now home to 34 modern bike-sharing programs that allow riders to easily make short trips on two wheels without having to own a bicycle

Safe Bicycling in the City: the Green Lane Project

January 31st, 2013 | by Jeff McIntire-Strasburg

Still a little nervous about bicycle commuting? You're not alone. The Green Lane Project is a response to that fear: a campaign dedicated to creating safe, inviting spaces for bicycling and walking in urban environments

More Evidence on the Growth of the Bicycle Economy

October 10th, 2012 | by Jeff McIntire-Strasburg

Yet another report illustrates that bicycling isn't just good for our health and the natural environment, but that it also provides tangible economic benefits to communities that embrace it as a form of transportation

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