Browsing the "commuting" Tag

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Miami Beach Committed to Light Rail Project

After what seemed like decades of chatter debating the pros (many) and cons (none) of improving mass transit on Miami Beach, it appears that the city is finally moving forward with a proposed light rail/wireless streetcar system. Once built, the light rail transit system would provide transportation up and down South Beach and, more importantly, […]

December 28th

San Fran Leads Nation In Reduction Of Solo Car Commuting

The San Francisco Bay Area saw the greatest shift from solo auto commuting to “alternative” forms of transportation in the whole of the country for the years of 2006 through 2013, according to new figures from the Census Bureau’s American Community Survey. In 2012, the San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA, metropolitan statistical area even had the third-lowest […]

September 6th

Start a Green Business: Used Bike Retailer

It’s a tough economy out there, and many competent people with under-utilized educations are finding it hard to get a job that “fits” their goals. As such, many “millenials” are embracing the entrepreneurial spirit with tools like Kickstarter, IndiGoGo, and Etsy, among others. Some, however, still appreciate the brick-and-mortar approach, and want to contribute to […]

February 16th

Bike Sharing Goes South North of the Border

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.

February 15th