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  • Bicycles are vehicles
    A month of cycling: Avoiding death on Houston roads for August 2014
    Have you noticed that whenever Houston media has a story about cyclists, the comment section will be half hateful comments about people who ride round on two wheels (without engines, anyway)? There's almost always at least one scornful comment...
  • Drivers stunned to see man hanging on back of speeding car
    Drivers stunned to see man hanging on back of speeding car
    It’s something you never expect to see in real life. Drivers along I-77 in North Carolina were stunned Saturday to see a man hanging onto the back of a car that was traveling on the interstate. The incident was captured on video by Brenda...
  • 23rd Annual Ride to Work Day
    23rd Annual Ride to Work Day is Monday, June 16
    Monday, June 16th is the 23rd Annual International Motorcycle & Scooter Ride to Work Day. The event began in 1992 as a result of an idea proposed in the now-defunct Road Rider magazine. You die-hard history geeks can view the organization...
  • The Bike Commute
    Biking to work: The reality
    This past Friday, thousands of people around the country broke out onto the roads to celebrate the annual Bike to Work Day. Now, any reader of this page can tell you that bikes are not only the cleanest form of transportation in the world (aside...
  • bike to work
    Get paid to bike to work
    Cyclists could soon be paid to cycle to work under a new plan to boost cycling to get people fitter to save on health spending and, perhaps, create more jobs. Is this a possibility? If you live in France, it may soon become reality.France&rsquo...
  • people for bikes
    Six cities chosen for enhanced bike routes
    The PeopleForBikes Green Lane Project has selected six new U.S. cities to become the second class in an intensive two-year program to build protected bike lanes. Atlanta, GA, Boston, MA, Denver, CO, Indianapolis, IN, Pittsburgh, PA and Seattle, WA...
  • Larkspur Golden Gate Ferry Terminal
    Larkspur Ferry Commuters Say Parking Fees Are Reasonable
    People from Sonoma County and Marin County depend on the Larkspur ferry to whisk them to San Francisco in 30 minutes. That is much shorter than the time if they drove from Larkspur to the city.The ferry is much more relaxing than driving and...
  • bikeway
    Top ten protected bikeways in America’s cities
    People for Bikes launched the Green Lane Project two years ago with the goal of the next big thing in city biking: the protected bike lane. The program’s goals were helping cities build better bike lanes to create low-stress streets. By...
  • Infographic: Bike sharing sweeps the U.S.
    Bike-sharing sweeps the U.S. with Boston leading the charge
    The summer is coming to a close, but what a summer it's been! In July, Boston's Hubwaybike share program celebrated two successful years in operation, during which members and casual users logged over one million rides. Since launching on...
  • No United States city in the top 20 cycling friendly communities
    No United States city in the top 20 cycling friendly communities
    I used to commute by bike to work when;I had a shower in the building I worked in. Now I don't.I didn't have to deliver children to daycare and pick them up in a timely manor. Now I have kids and daycares are not interested in you being 30...
  • Love My Brain
    Bike travel: The gear you need or don't need
    "I am never wearing lycra spandex shorts!" That sentiment has been heard the world over.As for the bottoms - fortunately, lycra is not necessary. Sometimes it is helpful and sometimes it makes the ride more enjoyable. That said,...
  • New York teen long commute
    Teen's five-hour commute to school may be world's longest
    Some high school students are more committed than others. Just ask Santiago Munoz of Queens, New York.According to a March 5 article by New York Post, Munoz may possibly have the longest commute in the world as he spends five hours each day...
  • Last chance to secure $30 credit for Port Mann Bridge
    Last chance to secure $30 credit for Port Mann Bridge
    The all-new Port Mann Bridge is set to open this weekend, but there is still time to register your vehicle in order to qualify for a $30 credit to offset the toll regime that will be in place with this new structure.TReO, the official toll...
  • The Serfas True 250+
    Serfas True 250+ is the ideal commuter headlight
    With the end of daylight savings time a few weeks ago, bicycle commuters are increasingly vulnerable to wayward automobiles, potholes and road debris on their morning and evening rides. Strategically placed lighting is a must for both seeing and...
  • Blending bikes, buses, cars, and people
    The Grand Boulevard, ideas to promote bicycles and buses
    LANE SEPARATION BY USE CATEGORIES While visiting China, I noted that Chinese streets are very well designed! Perhaps we can learn something from them.Instead of wasting space for carpool lanes, the Chinese promote bicycles and buses. Separation of...