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A bicyclist cruises using the new Copenhagen Wheel. This design, a project of the MIT SENSEable City Lab and distributed by Superpedestrian, replaces the rear wheel of a bicycle with a battery-powered motor, transforming an ordinary bicycle into a hybrid e-bike. Photo by Max Tomasinelli.
Friday Fun: A boost from your bike
Have you ever wished your bicycle could give you a boost while biking uphill or riding long distances? Thanks to the new Copenhagen Wheel from Superpedestrian, a start-up company based in Boston, bikes will be able to do just that ...
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One of the target audiences for Transperth's "Two Hoots" campaign are bikers who use public transport. Photo by Sally.
Friday Fun: “Two Hoots” campaign rewards good behavior on public transport
In Perth, Australia, residents are fed up with anti-social and rude behavior on public transport. In an effort to reward riders who care about the comfort of their fellow passengers, Transperth – part of the Western Australia State Government’s Public ...
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The Global Calculator 2050 is expected to energize the climate debate by graphically depicting the cost and impacts of human activities in terms of land consumption, food, energy balance, sea level rise, and sea acidification up until the year 2050. Photo by Shawn.
Global Calculator 2050 to energize the climate debate
Update July 21, 2014: The Global Calculator is live! Visit www.globalcalculator.org to try the beta version of the Calculator.  Part I of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) Fifth Assessment Report recently confirmed that atmospheric concentrations of the greenhouse gases (GHG) carbon ...
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Robin Chase, founder and former CEO of Buzzcar and Zipcar, advocates for the PeersIncorporated business model. Photo by Amit Gupta.
Three things you should be doing right now: Advice from Robin Chase, founder of Zipcar
As human society faces the massive global challenge of climate change, many of us ask ourselves – do my individual actions really matter? Robin Chase, the founder and former CEO of Buzzcar and Zipcar, thinks they do, and she’s given ...
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The local flavor of mobility in São Paulo
The local flavor of mobility in São Paulo
Innovative and sustainable urban mobility is in the spotlight this week in São Paulo, Brazil, after the Virada Da Mobilidade (Turn of Mobility) alternative transport festival concluded yesterday. The good news from São Paulo, the largest city in Brazil, is that ...
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Friday Fun: Sound off on Elon Musk’s Hyperloop
Friday Fun: Sound off on Elon Musk’s Hyperloop
Billionaire Elon Musk released alpha designs for his Hyperloop concept on Monday. Photo by Tesla Motors. Elon Musk’s futuristic Hyperloop concept has the public thoroughly divided. The latest idea from the Tesla and SpaceX founder is essentially an enormous high-suction ...
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