Posts tagged with 'vehicle sharing'
Mexico City Launches Ecobici Bike-Sharing Program
Mexico City Launches Ecobici Bike-Sharing Program
Last week, Mexico City came a couple steps closer to reducing the 5 million vehicles that pass through it each day with the launch of its new bike sharing program, Ecobici. The Federal District’s Head of Government, Marcelo Ebrard; Mexico ...
A group of cycling enthusiasts are encouraging Mumbaikers to ditch the traffic and cycle during the nighttime quiet hours as part of their everyday routine. Photo by Rana Chakraborty
After Office Hours, It's Time to Go Cycling
If you are a professional based in Mumbai and wish to take up cycling, daytime traffic and lack of personal time are probably your biggest concerns. To deal with this problem, a bunch of individuals are encouraging everyone to get ...
A cluster of bikes at American University in northwest DC. Photo by Amberley Johanna.
D.C. Colleges Embrace Bike-Sharing
Last year, we reported on breakthroughs in D.C.’s bicycling culture, such as the opening of Bikestation D.C. and proposals for bike lanes on M Street. Recently, the bikesharing buzz has been increasingly bolstered by the city’s student population. American University’s Student ...
Bikesharing programs, like SmartBike in Washington, D.C., are a hot topic at TRB's Annual Meeting. Photo by Hugger Industries.
Blogging from TRB: Carshare, Bikeshare, We All Care for Vehicle Share!
One of the most interesting sessions I attended on my first day of the TRB annual meeting outlined current research on market shares and modal impacts of carsharing and bike sharing. Elliot Martin and his fellow researchers from the University ...
GOOD Video: Transforming Cities with Bike Sharing
GOOD Video: Transforming Cities with Bike Sharing
GOOD magazine and 3rd Generation Prius teamed up for their Roadmap to Harmony project to produce this video about B-Cycle, a bikesharing service in Denver, Co. that we’ve already mentioned here, here, and here. The premise of the video is ...
Bixi Lands Boston, London: Game-Changer for Public Bikes?
Bixi Lands Boston, London: Game-Changer for Public Bikes?
London and Boston made big announcements this week, both naming Montreal's Public Bike System – known as Bixi (shoft for "bicycle taxi") – as their preferred bike-share provider. Could Bixi's foray onto the world scene be a game changer for public-use bicycles?
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