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5 Reasons Cargo Bikes Are the Perfect Mode of Transportation

With Americans driving less and more cities encouraging people to bike, the humble cargo bike has quietly gained traction in the U.S.

Making the Case for Columbus as a Place

I am one of the “zealous nuts.”

Way to Go!

Americans have actually been driving less per-capita for the past decade, bucking a century-long trend of ever-increasing dependence on automobiles.

How to Start a Bike Kitchen

A bike kitchen is a place for people to repair their bikes, learn safe cycling, make bicycling more accessible, build community, and support sustainable transportation by getting more people on bikes.

Walking is Going Places

Humans’ most common pastime--forsaken for decades as too slow and too much effort-- is now recognized as a health breakthrough, an economic catalyst and a route to happiness.

“Sweet Rebellion”: Reclaiming India’s Streets with Raahgiri Day

Inspired by Ciclovia, a weekly open street event in Bogota, Colombia, Raahgiri day has provided momentum for the ever-increasing Streets as Places movement. 

Pedalling the way to cleaner food

In keeping with the Dutch traditions of cycling and pragmatism, an off-the-grid, solar-powered, cargo e-trikes logistical delivery service has been born.

Bring Home Best-in-the-World Ideas to Make Sure Your City Thrives

Imagine a major city where 35 percent of all traffic is people on bikes. Or think even bigger--an entire nation where 27 percent of all trips are pedal-powered.

Bike Sharing: Safer than your own bike

Last year, as New York City prepared to launch bike-share program Citi Bike, naysayers grumbled about the 10,000 additional bicycles soon to join the streets of the Big Apple.

Zero Vision: A plan to make our roads safe

Campaigns to reduce pedestrian, bicyclist and motorist deaths to zero are now taking shape around the country from Philadelphia to Chicago to Oregon.

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