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Smart Introduces a New One-Seater in Detroit

Thought a Smart couldn’t get any smaller? Well, perhaps not on four wheels, but at this year’s North American International Auto Show, the company known for its tiny cars rolled out… a bicycle! Jo Borras at sister site Gas 2.0 has all the details on Smart’s latest “vehicle.” Production Smart Bicycle Launched at Detroit Auto […]

Bicycle Rental: A Small Step to Going Greener

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.

May 22nd

Community Composting Via Bikes?

Motivated by their love of bike culture and the environment, this enterprising group has built a cooperative business around transporting other businesses’ compost and recycling. Share on Facebook Did this story inspire you? Tell your friends, you might just: Catalyze a bike-powered disposal service in your city Get a friend to ride their bike more […]

November 8th

Global Warming Solutions Included in Transportation 2035

In 2035, 9 million people will be more efficient and less stressed in traveling the San Francisco Bay Area if all goes according to plan. Transportation 2035 is one of the nation’s first regional transportation plans to make reducing carbon emissions integral to such a plan. This regional plan will accommodate a 26 percent population increase compared to 1990, improve their transportation, while reducing CO2 emissions by 14 percent compared to 1990.

February 10th

How to “Winterize” Your Bicycle!

For many of us who take environmental protection into our own hands daily, a bicycle is an indispensible part of the dream.  Throw off those winter blues… bicycling can make your winter green! Bicycles are an efficient way to transport yourself daily for a number of reasons.  To me, the most important benefit to using […]

October 19th

Everyday Olympians Bike to Glory

Editor’s Note: This is a guest submission from John Addison, Publisher of the Clean Fleet Report. After bicycling for 152 miles in 6 hours and 23 minutes in Beijing’s smoggy air, the gold medal was determined by a fraction of a second. Spain’s Samuel Sanchez willed a supreme effort to out-sprint the world’s great riders […]

August 25th