Bicycles

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How Bike-Sharing Can Gain Popularity

Utpal M. Dholakia, the George R. Brown Professor of Marketing at Rice University, recently published an article on Psychology Today’s The Science of Behavior blog expressing opinions on “How to Make Bike-Sharing More Popular.” He writes, although public transit has not been the most popular form of transportation, bike-sharing is a “breath of fresh air.” […]

February 22nd

Bogotá, Colombia, Progresses Future of Transit

Bogotá, Colombia, has a new vision for bicycle transit. A new message if you will. As part of the city’s 16th annual Car-Free Day, February 4th, the people helped transform one lane of a bustling city street into a two-way bike-only lane. The city had already introduced a bike lane on the street 16 years ago, […]

February 19th

Obama’s 2017 Budget Request: What It Means for Cyclists

On February 9th, President Barack Obama presented his fiscal year 2017 (FY17) budget requests outlining his administration’s spending recommendations for the upcoming year. What did the office have to say about improving conditions and infrastructure for bicycles? The President emphasized the need to grow transportation choices across the country. The federal government funds various programs […]

February 15th

Bikesharing A Commuter’s Business

Citi Bike certainly has taken off in New York City. The bikesharing system is enjoyed by adventurous tourists, recreational residents, and daily commuters alike. However, new statistics are emerging that show commuters are actually representing an impressive percentage of Citi Bike riders. This supports the wheels turning in federal legislation to make “bikeshare” an official […]

February 6th

Yes, Ford is Serious About Electric Bikes (Still)

Those of you with long memories will remember Ford’s first foray into electric bicycles back in 2000 with the Th!nk lineup of electric cars and pedal-assisted bicycles. In the decade and a half since, Th!nk was sold and re-sold before finally dying in Indiana, and Ford has teamed up with Pedego to make a retro […]

January 13th