“Best Cyclist Road Safety Initiative Ever” — Cycling UK & West Midlands Police

Published on October 31st, 2016 | by

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Every bicyclist knows that feeling of relief as a car passes a bit too closely. Although, there are too many injured bicyclists who do not. The West Midlands Police are determined to put those injuries and deaths in the past, and one of the police agency’s new initiatives is gettng props now as the “best […] read more

MARTA Modernizing Transit Fleets

Published on October 31st, 2016 | by

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Via CleanTechnica: There’s good news on the transit front from Atlanta. Atlanta, long infamous for its car-oriented development, is now focused forward with an eye toward sustainable redevelopment. A MARTA initiative has been focused on modernizing transit fleets. Atlanta travelers will enjoy one of the newest fleets nationwide — after using some of the oldest in the country for years. Boosting ridership […] read more

Seattle Gets A Traffic Garden!!

Published on October 16th, 2016 | by

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Knowing and practicing traffic safety saves lives, and no time is it more ideal to learn than when young. Yes, the rules of the road are easy to set into memory, just as language is. Seattle is setting a standard for many things, not the least of  which is protecting Seattle’s younger citizens via valuable knowledge. Seattle now […] read more

Electric Bicycle Shop Offers Safe, Progressive Transit Options & Conversation To Community

Published on October 16th, 2016 | by

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It’s the time of year in Florida that is perfect for bicycling. From now until July, it is a refreshing active transport option without the worry of torrential summer downpours. I recently stopped by to visit Pedego of Sarasota and owner Michael Weatherby at a local electric bicycle shop that specializes in safe, comfortable electric bicycles in order […] read more

The Dutch Reach Can Save Lives

Published on October 16th, 2016 | by

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Habits are a key part of life. Simplicity often is the shortest avenue to success. With one movement, how you reach to open your car door, you can save a life. You can save a bicyclist from injury. Creating a new habit, retraining your movement when opening a door, can come with unquantifiable benefit. Learn the Dutch reach — don’t “door” […] read more

I Got Lost in the Woods of Santa Cruz

Published on October 10th, 2016 | by

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As far as birthdays go, I believe this last weekend was by far the most therapeutic (mentally that is). My experience was one which made me realize why we get into such a thing as mountain biking in the first place. It wasn’t just a fun ride, the abundance of natural beauty in the Santa […] read more

Denver: Include Affordable Housing If You Want To Build Higher

Published on October 6th, 2016 | by

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Denver City Council has shown some heart and is conscientiously planning redevelopment within underdeveloped areas of the city. Incentives toward development all too often exclude those most in need, but Denver City Council voted to require affordable housing if developers want to build higher. Along with density and walkability, Denver rightfully wants some affordable housing with […] read more

Parody Of Transit Service Alerts — Amusing Excuse Generator

Published on September 30th, 2016 | by

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A parody of MBTA transit updates (service alerts) is an amusing Excuse Generator that wants you to lighten up if you’re delayed in Boston. Most of us don’t like interruptions to our work or play. If interrupted, we must adjust our attitude. Stay flexible. Stay peaceful. Maybe laugh. It may not get you where you want […] read more

Public Transit Saves Lives … A Lot of Lives

Published on September 30th, 2016 | by

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How long since you passed a sad traffic accident? Consider this: A person is 10 times safer taking public transportation for a commute than driving. You are 90% safer if you take public transportation (for commutes). The finding comes from a new study by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA). The study, The Hidden Traffic Safety Solution: […] read more

$200 Billion In Funding For Public Transportation

Published on September 30th, 2016 | by

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Via CleanTechnica. $200 billion in funding for public transportation could make a big difference in the air everyone breathes. It could make a difference in the day-to-day mobility of many travelers. As US elections near, there is a definite tone within the US political system. This election cycle grasps for our vote. I think about all the money spent […] read more