Don’t want to buy a bicycle? In a number of places around the world, there may be a free bike for your to use, or to keep.
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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.
Earth Policy Institute reports on the growth of bike share programs. From their humble origins in Northern Europe, the bike share has become an available form of alternative urban transportation in much of the developed world.
Collingswood, New Jersey is one and a half miles by one and a half miles of small town that is doing what it can to be sustainable. It has a thriving farmer’s market. The local government encourages residents to recycle and compost, even offering inexpensive composters to residents. Several of the town’s many restaurants support […]