Posts tagged with 'cycling'
Research Recap, May 9: Biking to Work, Urban Contiguity, Power of Marketplaces
Research Recap, May 9: Biking to Work, Urban Contiguity, Power of Marketplaces
Welcome to “Research Recap,” our series highlighting recent reports, studies and other findings in sustainable transportation policy and practice, in case you missed it. The Habit of Biking to Work For those considering participating in Bike to Work day on ...
Decade of Action for Road Safety: Top 10 Posts
Decade of Action for Road Safety: Top 10 Posts
This post is part of a series related to the Decade of Action for Road Safety 2011-2020. On Wednesday, May 11, 2011, the United Nations will officially launch the Decade of Action for Road Safety, an effort to curb road ...
Research Recap, May 2: Safe Cycle Tracks, The Value of Accessibility, Surprising Suburban Transit
Research Recap, May 2: Safe Cycle Tracks, The Value of Accessibility, Surprising Suburban Transit
Welcome to “Research Recap,” our series highlighting recent reports, studies and other findings in sustainable transportation policy and practice, in case you missed it. Promising Automotive Material A UTS research team developed reproducible samples of grapheme paper, a material derived ...
TheCityFix Picks, May 6: Capital BikeShare Expansion, Improving Fuel Efficiency, Design for Urban Public Spaces
TheCityFix Picks, May 6: Capital BikeShare Expansion, Improving Fuel Efficiency, Design for Urban Public Spaces
Welcome back to TheCityFix Picks, our series highlighting the newsy and noteworthy of the past week. Each Friday, we’ll run down the headlines falling under TheCityFix’s five themes: mobility, quality of life, environment, public space, and technology and innovation Mobility ...
Ride Your Bike to Work in May
Ride Your Bike to Work in May
May is National Bike Month. Within Bike Month, the week of May 16-20 is designated as “Bike to Work” week, and Friday, May 20 is “Bike to Work” day. There are many events happening around the nation to promote this ...
Friday Fun: A Tandem Bike for the Royal Couple
Friday Fun: A Tandem Bike for the Royal Couple
We are not immune to the royal wedding festivities here at EMBARQ, the producer of this blog. Our interests were especially piqued when we learned about the Mayor of London’s intent on commissioning a special tandem bike for William and ...
Research Recap, April 18: Bike Helmet Benefits, Distracted Driving, Urban Energy Consumption
Research Recap, April 18: Bike Helmet Benefits, Distracted Driving, Urban Energy Consumption
Welcome to “Research Recap,” our series highlighting recent reports, studies and other findings in sustainable transportation policy and practice, in case you missed it. Bike Helmet Benefits The debate on the safety benefits of bike helmets rolls on with new ...
"Safe Passage" for Vulnerable Road Users
"Safe Passage" for Vulnerable Road Users
The City of Denton in Texas approved a traffic safety ordinance to assert the rights of the road for cyclists and other vulnerable road users. The “Vulnerable Road Users” or “Safe Passage” ordinance requires cars and light trucks to allow a ...
Research Recap, April 11: Bike Lane Shortage, Cyclist Demographics, Electric Vehicle Investments
Research Recap, April 11: Bike Lane Shortage, Cyclist Demographics, Electric Vehicle Investments
Welcome to “Research Recap,” our series highlighting recent reports, studies and other findings in sustainable transportation policy and practice, in case you missed it. BIKE LANE SHORTAGE A British national survey by cycle insurance provider, Cycleguard, finds that 83 percent ...
TheCityFix Picks, April 8: Superbuses, Bike-Friendly Universities, Vehicle-Plug Vexation
TheCityFix Picks, April 8: Superbuses, Bike-Friendly Universities, Vehicle-Plug Vexation
Welcome back to TheCityFix Picks, our series highlighting the newsy and noteworthy of the past week. Each Friday, we’ll run down the headlines falling under TheCityFix’s five themes: mobility, quality of life, environment, public space, and technology and innovation. Mobility ...
Seoul Gives Bike Subsidies to Commuters
Seoul Gives Bike Subsidies to Commuters
Seoul, South Korea recently announced transportation subsidies for bicycle commuters, The Korea Times reports. The City also announced plans to repair abandoned bicycles and rent them at no charge to commuters in order to encourage bicycle use. The article reports that the ...
New Haven Releases Smart Cycling Handbook
New Haven Releases Smart Cycling Handbook
The City of New Haven, Conn. released a Smart Cycling Handbook in order to ensure road safety and traffic education for all commuters. This is a new effort by the city to become a bike-friendly community in light of a growing ...
Research Recap, April 4: Electric Vehicle Savings, Climate-Changing Cities, Biofuels and Food Supply
Research Recap, April 4: Electric Vehicle Savings, Climate-Changing Cities, Biofuels and Food Supply
Welcome to “Research Recap,” our series highlighting recent reports, studies and other findings in sustainable transportation policy and practice, in case you missed it. Save Gas, Money and the Planet A new report by GTM Research maps out gasoline prices, ...
TheCityFix Picks, April 1: Planning Regulations, Robotic Battery Replacement, Crumbling Bridges
TheCityFix Picks, April 1: Planning Regulations, Robotic Battery Replacement, Crumbling Bridges
Welcome back to TheCityFix Picks, our series highlighting the newsy and noteworthy of the past week. Each Friday, we’ll run down the headlines falling under TheCityFix’s five themes: mobility, quality of life, environment, public space, and technology and innovation. Mobility ...
Friday Fun: Guadalajara’s Informal Bike Lanes
Friday Fun: Guadalajara’s Informal Bike Lanes
Frustrated and unsatisfied with the city’s efforts in promoting bicycle infrastructure, bicycle advocates in Guadalajara, Mexico took action into their own hands by informally painting bike lanes along the city’s roads through a community event called Ciclovía Ciudadana. We reported in the ...
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