Browsing the "commuters" Tag

Bike Sharing Goes South North of the Border

February 15th, 2014 | by Jo Borras

Bike-sharing programs are flourishing across the United States, with new bike rental stations popping up in major cities like New York, Chicago, and Miami on an almost weekly basis. This, of course, follows a larger trend in American bicycle commuting, which is greener, healthier, and generally better for America in every way


Production Smart Bicycle Launched at Detroit Auto Show

January 15th, 2014 | by Jo Borras

The production version of the pedal/electric Smart bicycle quietly debuted at this year's Detroit Auto Show carrying a $2950 price tag. Along with the price, the bikes carried a features list full of clever, high-end components aimed at making the bikes both more durable, and more convenient, for its end-users


America's Bike Rental Fleet Doubles Again in 2013

August 30th, 2013 | by Jo Borras

There are two like, a block-and-a-half apart on Damen as of last weekend, and I just spotted another Divvy bike rental kiosk going up in Oak Park. Where there was nothing six months ago, there are now dozens of these things, and commuters on Divvy bikes are becoming a commonplace thing in Chicago



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