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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


Five Business Opportunities Created by Peak Car

October 2nd, 2012 | by Jeff McIntire-Strasburg

Is car use and ownership peaking in the US and other developed countries? We can't say for certain, but we can start imagining the possibilities created by less focus on cars as primary transportation


Bicycle Rental: A Small Step to Going Greener

May 22nd, 2012 | by Chris Keenan

Cutting down on car emissions and using less fuel are two ways that help us green our lives. Commuting by bicycle is a great way to do this, but what if you live too far from work to make this a feasible option? How can the average person who doesn’t own a bicycle take advantage of all its green benefits? The answer is a bicycle share program, of course. In fact, there may already be a share site in your area


Cargo Bike Sharing Platform Goes Online in Germany

May 3rd, 2012 | by Important Media Cross-Post

Cargo bikes are useful for all sorts of things. But for those trips which don't require cargo capacity (most of them), do you really want to lug around that extra equipment? And if you're only going to use it for some trips, do you really want to shell out the extra bucks for a cargo bike



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