Buffalo Banishes Parking Minimums!

Published on January 5th, 2017 | by

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The city of Buffalo, New York, has completely eliminated parking minimums in its new zoning code, becoming the first large city in the US to do. To explain, some cities — such as Rochester, for instance — have selectively eliminated parking minimums (e.g., in downtown areas, etc.) in recent years, but Buffalo is the first in […] read more

Bike-Friendly & Ped-Friendly Roads Create 46% More Jobs Per Dollar Spent

Published on December 27th, 2016 | by

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Via CleanTechnica: Owing to the recent election of Donald Trump as the President of the United States of America, and some of the comments that he’s made to date about infrastructure spending and job creation, the folks over at Bike League recently reposted an old article of theirs discussing the fact that infrastructure projects that […] read more

$9,641 = Annual Savings Taking Public Transportation In USA

Published on November 29th, 2016 | by

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Also published on CleanTechnica. Riding public transportation is a vital means of saving money, money that can much more happily be spent on other things than on owning, driving, and maintaining a car. Transit riders can forget about auto insurance, car payments, fuel costs, tuneups at the mechanic, expensive broken car parts, etc. The American Public […] read more

Bicyclists Surpass Drivers In Copenhagen!

Published on November 28th, 2016 | by

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Also published on CleanTechnica. Those of us who try to keep abreast of urban planning and clean transportation news are familiar with the benefits of bicycling in terms of pure air, livability, quieter streets and homes, space and resource efficiency, a stable climate, and public life. We’re also aware that some places are much better than others. […] read more

“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

6 months ago by

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