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“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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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” […]

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 […]

This is My Mountain Bike

Published on October 5th, 2016 | by

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As a new contributor to Bikocity, I will be focusing on a return to the simpler days of mountain biking. Lately mountain bikes have become as expensive as motorcycles. They come loaded with all manner of technological advances most riders may not need. The backlash to this is a growing trend toward a return to […]