Month: August 2013

Could Bringing Back Bicycles Fix Beijing’s Traffic Woes?

Beijing’s municipal government is urgently calling for a comeback of the old-school bicycle. In June of last year, 2,000 public bikes appeared in two downtown districts in Beijing. The cycling scheme is intended to fill gaps in Beijing’s public transit

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Spin cycle: Copenhagen’s rise, fall, and rise again to cycling supremacy

Copenhagen city planners have set out to get fully half of the citizenry to cycle by 2015 — a goal that will require an additional 55,000 people to ride rather than drive. (Encouraging cycling is also a part of official

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Spinlister App Connects Bike Owners With Renters

By Natasha Baker TORONTO (Reuters) – As the bicycle makes a major comeback in cities across the globe, a new app is making sure that no bike collects dust in a garage. Cyclists in more than 500 cities worldwide have

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