Browsing the "bicycles" Tag

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Bikesharing saves DC hundreds of millions of dollars

Did DC’s bikeshare help, or hurt, the city’s congestion problem? Some people have claimed that the bicyclists using Capital Bikeshare were former pedestrians and metro travelers, so didn’t really replace automobile traffic. In this way, bicycles may have even added to the congestion. But a recent study by Timothy L. Hamilton and Casey J. Wichman supports the opposite […]

October 2nd

Sunday Train – A bicycle trail in downtown Akron

By Bruce McF This past Thursday, thanks to twitter, I learned that just one county to my west, a bicycle trail was being opened: Akron opens new bike trail through downtown The path is part of the city’s effort to become more bicycle friendly and to encourage people to leave the Towpath Trail and experience […]

September 4th

Sunday Train: Who the heck hates bicycles?

By BruceMcF New York City gave me Bikeshare for my birthday (June 2): Citi Bike officially launched to annual members on Monday, May 27. As of 5 p.m., members had made more than 6,000 bike trips, and traveled over 13,000 miles – greater than half the Earth’s circumference! Visit Citi Bike’s blog for more stats, facts and tips.Membership opens to […]

June 16th