Posts tagged with 'walking'
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Bike Sharing: The Newest Mode of Public Transport
Bike Sharing: The Newest Mode of Public Transport
With bike sharing systems popping up all over the world, it’s about time we look critically at the role these systems can play in a city’s urban fabric and transportation system. While bikes have been an integral part of the ...
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How to Make Bike Sharing Successful in Pune, India
How to Make Bike Sharing Successful in Pune, India
In our previous post about the challenges of building metro rail in Indian cities, we wrote about the environmental organization Parisar and its work to resolve some tough issues, such as corruption and transparency, displacement of people, financing and costs, affordability, and ...
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"Naked Streets" Without Traffic Lights Improve Flow and Safety
“Naked Streets” Without Traffic Lights Improve Flow and Safety
Portishead is a coastal town in England about 120 miles west of London. The town of 22,000 people experimented with turning its traffic lights off on a major road in September 2009. Despite the traffic chaos, the streets still seemed ...
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New Bicycling Policy In Peru Paves Way For Safer Streets
New Bicycling Policy In Peru Paves Way For Safer Streets
A new national level policy issued in Lima, Peru on October 8 gives priority to strong biking legislation in Peru.  The press release (translated here in English) explains key components of the legislation: “In order to comply with this standard, ...
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More on Apps: The Bike Doctor For Your Phone
More on Apps: The Bike Doctor For Your Phone
Are computers and technology making us smarter or stripping us of our ability to solves problems on our own? With a new smartphone app for the Android and iPhone, called BikeDoctor, you can tap a button and diagnose an issue ...
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On the Road Conveniences for Bike Riders
On the Road Conveniences for Bike Riders
About a year ago, AAA, announced that it’s long-time car-only roadside assistance plan will now feature services for roadside bicycles in Oregon and Idaho.  AAA, a 50 million member n0n-profit auto lobbying group founded in 1902, is a federation of 51 ...
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