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Job posting: VeloNews seeks cycling reporter

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2 mentions3 hours ago
VeloNews, the country’s oldest and most respected cycling media outlet, is looking for a highly motivated and energetic reporter to cover the sport of professional cycling. This is a rare ...

One person’s history of Twitter, from beginning to end

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3 mentions7 hours ago
At some point in 2006, or possibly late 2005, Noah Glass walked into our office all excited about something. That in itself isn’t news because Noah was always excited about ...

The European cities that are banning all petrol and diesel cars by 2030

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2 mentions16 hours ago
Paris, Copenhagen and Oxford announced bans on petrol and diesel cars this week.Paris will ban all petrol- and diesel-fuelled cars by 2030, a decade ahead of France’s 2040 target. Copenhagen ...

The rise of the plywood box school run

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2 mentions2 days ago
There's a new kid on the school run block - the cargo bike. And in one particular university city, parents are eagerly embracing them. "Initially the kids thought it was ...

Uber and Lyft Are Cannibalizing Transit in Major American Cities

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3 mentions3 days ago
The arrival of ride-hailing services like Uber and Lyft has led to more car traffic and less transit ridership in major American cities, according to a new study from researchers ...

Click here to support Support Matt and Gillian Russell after Kona Bike Crash

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3 mentions8 hours ago
Matt collided with a vehicle during the Ironman World Championships in Kona and is now in the ICU. This campaign is to support him, Gillian, and little Makaio with medical ...

Our cities need fewer cars, not cleaner cars

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3 mentions5 hours ago
The spectre of our cities choking with unhealthy air has prompted numerous governments to mandate a transition to electric cars. Their concerns are well founded, even if their proposals fall ...

Alpe d'Huez to return as details of 2018 Tour de France mountains emerge

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2 mentions2 days ago
The Tour de France is set to visit the Alps ahead of the Pyrenees in 2018, with Alpe d'Huez taking centre stage as it returns to the race after a ...

Gal by Bike: How guerrilla artist Dawn Furstenberg started making 'road signs for the soul'

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2 mentions4 days ago
— This post is by our Gal by Bike columnist Kate Johnson. As a wise film character once said, life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around ...

The 100 Most Influential Urbanists

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2 mentions3 days ago
Feature These are the people that have had the most influence on the places and environments that we call home. The results are in, and Planetizen readers have chosen the ...

Get Your Tickets to Streets Ball 2017

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2 mentions3 days ago
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Commentary: Interbike is us — If it wasn’t good, we’re not good

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2 mentions4 days ago
It’s not too difficult to come up with a word to describe the 2017 Interbike trade show, the last bike gathering to be held in Las Vegas. Diminutive. Lilliputian. Small.

Gringo Syndrome

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2 mentions2 days ago
On a recent trip down Mexico's Baja Peninsula, fatbiking through arroyos and sand washes as the Vizcaino desert sprung into a brief full bloom, we were killing time in the ...

Toilet Paper Was Clogging Pipes. The Netherlands Used it to Pave a Bike Lane.

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2 mentions4 days ago
A parking lot and stretch of highway made from recycled toilet paper help move a portion of the sludge out of the wastewater stream. Maintaining cycling infrastructure is a matter ...

If Toronto is waging war on the car, why are drivers the only ones racking up the body count?: Keenan

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3 mentions4 days ago
The people who think moving more cars faster should be the city’s highest priority are fond of talking about the “war on the car” whenever cycling or walking or transit ...

L.A. to pay $15 million to man struck by car in Hollywood crosswalk

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2 mentions4 days ago
Los Angeles will pay $15 million to end a legal battle involving a man who was gravely injured by a car while crossing Franklin Avenue. His attorneys had accused the ...

Transportation Engineers Are Ethically Bound to Protect Public Safety. Too Many Do Not.

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2 mentions4 days ago
Licensed transportation engineers are supposed to abide by an ethical code of conduct that places the highest priority on public safety. But if you look outside at the closest street,

“I Hate Everyone”: Trump Seethes as Advisers Fear He Is “Unraveling”

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4 mentions4 days ago
At first it sounded like hyperbole, the escalation of a Twitter war. But now it’s clear that Bob Corker’s remarkable New York Times interview—in which the Republican senator described the ...

Talking Headways Podcast: Subsidizing Congestion With Commuter Tax Benefits

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2 mentions4 days ago
This week we’re joined by Tony Dutzik of the Frontier Group and Steven Higashide of TransitCenter to discuss their new report, “Who Pays for Parking?” The report is an incisive ...

CB 12 Member Tries to Derail Washington Heights Plaza to Preserve Parking

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3 mentions4 days ago
A Manhattan Community Board 12 member is trying to drum up opposition to a proposed public plaza in Washington Heights to preserve a handful of on-street parking spots. Columbia University ...

Dockless bikes are the future for cities not driverless cars

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4 mentions5 days ago
For all the talk of autonomous cars transforming cities it’s entirely possible that another high-tech form of transport – free-floating rental bicycles – could get there first. Think bicycles aren’t ...

America Hasn’t Seen a Spike in Traffic Deaths This Bad in 50 Years

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3 mentions4 days ago
In 2016, 37,461 people were killed in motor vehicle crashes, according to official statistics recently released by U.S. DOT — a 5 percent increase over the previous year. Coming on ...

Street Life After Retail: 5 Scenarios That Imagine the Future

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2 mentions2 days ago
This post was co-written with Planning and Development Director Johanna Greenbaum and Director of Design Jesse Shapins. Early last week, Apple’s senior vice president of retail, Angela Ahrendts, proclaimed that ...

Anna Glowinski shows you how to ride no-handed

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2 mentions8 hours ago
Learning how to ride no-handed is another skill that looks effortlessly cool when done right, and has lots of practical uses. As with learning to wheelie though, it might seem ...

A Family Bike Travel Weekend Adventure in Maryland!

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2 mentions5 days ago
Posted by Jason Covington | Tags: Family , Inexpensive , U.S. - Maryland A short little out and back on the Western Maryland Rail Trail with my 21-month-old son and ...

Trump laughs and jokes during solemn “Retreat” ceremony honoring flag while on military base

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2 mentions4 days ago
Donald Trump refused to stand or honor the American flag as a bugle played signaling the "Retreat" ceremony on a military base. More

American Speed Limits Are Based on 1950s Science

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3 mentions3 days ago
Speed limits might make you feel safe, or incredibly frustrated, or both. But either way there's a bigger issue at hand: they're based on outdated data and science from the ...

The Toll to Drive Into Manhattan Should Be $100

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3 mentions6 days ago
The first time I drove into New York City from my hometown in Connecticut, I was 17 years old and behind the wheel of a 1994 Chevy Suburban that got ...

SGV Connect #8

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2 mentions5 days ago
As many of you know, a couple of weeks ago our friend and my co-host Brian Velez passed away peacefully in his sleep. Brian was a great partner in this ...

In Pittsburgh, Transit Passes Come With Bike-Share Access at No Extra Charge

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5 mentions4 days ago
Two holy grails of bike-share service are increasing access to people without credit card accounts and integration with the local transit fare system. In Pittsburgh, local bike-share operator Healthy Rides ...

I Carried a Folding Bike Everywhere for a Week—and I Completely Changed My Mind About Them

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2 mentions17 hours ago
Be fully ready for your next ride by avoiding these five common pitfalls: Equipped with a Dahon Mu N360, I decided to give the folding bike life a shot. I ...

The N.F.L. Is Now One of the Most Divisive Brands in the U.S.

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2 mentions4 days ago
About three weeks ago — before President Trump said that N.F.L. owners should fire players who kneel during the national anthem — Democrats and Republicans held relatively similar views about ...

Todd Wells recaps his career highlights

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2 mentions3 days ago
Todd Wells has no regrets from his 17-year career in pro cycling, which he brought to an end this week. “Nope, I wouldn’t change anything,” Wells told VeloNews. “I’m pretty ...

The air quality in the Bay Area right now is as bad as Beijing

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2 mentions4 days ago
San Franciscans woke up Thursday morning breathing air as polluted as that in Beijing, a city known for its suffocating gray haze.Some people wore masks as they walked or rode ...

Trump will scrap critical Obamacare subsidy

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2 mentions3 days ago
President Donald Trump plans to cut off critical subsidy payments to insurers selling Obamacare coverage, according to two people familiar with the matter. The decision to end the payments, worth ...

GoPro video helps California police catch driver who injured four

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2 mentions6 days ago
Thanks to a good Samaritan’s motorcycle-mounted camera, California police arrested a man suspected of injuring four cyclists in a hit-and-run. California Highway Patrol Marin apprehended Aaron Paff, 21, who they ...

Why Isn’t It a Crime To Kill a Cyclist with a Car?

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3 mentions3 days ago
It was a clear and bright spring morning in central Mississippi. Jan Morgan and her cycling buddy Kim Richardson were riding along the edge of a two-lane highway, training for ...

The Rock Test: A Hack for Men Who Don’t Want To Be Accused of Sexual Harassment

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3 mentions2 days ago
Are you a man confused on how to treat the women you work with? Do you feel like if you can’t say or do *anything* you don’t know what to ...

Lawyers Keep Challenging The Constitutionality Of NYC's Toughest Vision Zero Law

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2 mentions6 days ago
The criminal trial for 47-year-old Robert Owens, who fatally drove a box truck into 29-year-old Heather Lough while she rode her bicycle to work at the New York Botanical Garden ...

Uber, Lyft reduce transit use, increase vehicle miles, report says

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2 mentions5 days ago
As ride-hailing has exploded in popularity, it’s caused a slight decrease in car ownership — but has also reduced use of public transit, biking and walking. The result is a ...

'Some pretty significant monsters': More homes evacuated as Northern California fires grow

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2 mentions5 days ago
As devastating wildfires continued to spread in Sonoma and Napa counties Wednesday, firefighters launched a desperate effort to extinguish key hot spots before heavy, fire-stoking winds could kick back up ...

Chinese bike-share giant Ofo is rolling into D.C.

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2 mentions5 days ago
China’s largest bike-share company, Ofo, is rolling into Washington. Ofo’s distinctive yellow bikes, more than 10 million of which are available across China and 12 other countries, will be in ...

Transit should cater to similar needs of seniors and Millennials

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2 mentions6 days ago
While Millennials and seniors are in diametrically opposing life stages, they are similar in many ways in their attitudes towards public transportation. Take the Millennials interviewed and surveyed back in ...

Q&A: Demystifying Metro’s future MicroTransit service

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2 mentions7 days ago
You might have heard some buzz that Metro is working to bring a new service known as “MicroTransit” to the region through a pilot program. What exactly is it? Details ...

online cycling event registration

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2 mentions5 days ago
Need online registration for your event? Set up is quick and easy. Learn more about the BikeReg.com Advantage and get started today!2014 Wheels of Hope, Lewisburg, WV Lewisburg, WV | ...

Analysis

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2 mentions6 days ago
At some point this week, the Federal Emergency Management Agency removed information from its website documenting how much of the island of Puerto Rico still lacked power or access to ...

Opinion

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2 mentions4 days ago
My grandmother Lea once told me a story about the woman who lived next door to her in Tel Aviv, of her capture by the Nazis in Belgium and of ...

Seven is a Lucky Number: The 7th Annual Coffeeneuring Challenge

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2 mentions5 days ago
My favorite birthday card ever was from my seventh birthday. The card read: “Seven is a lucky number That’s what people say And so your seventh birthday Ought to be ...

If You Want Your Kids to Do Well in School, Get Them To Bike There

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6 mentions4 days ago
More research confirming that physical activity can improve brain power in children and youth. If you want your kids to get better grades, telling them to hit the books may ...

Bicycle Equity: Fairness and Justice in Bicycle Planning and Design

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2 mentions1 week ago
A new bicycle advocacy movement has been growing across the US, and its putting equity at the forefront. Picture this: it’s Monday; you’re embarking on your ride to work. You ...
 

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