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In late June, the City of Seattle announced brand-new rules governing privately operated bike shares--especially free-floating, dockless bike shares. Since then, bike-share companies Spin, Limebike, and Ofo have launched, spreading orange, green, and yellow bikes all over the streets of Seattle.
Planners are interested in connecting recreational amenities, schools, Grove City College, and places of employment; they have said that this region of Mercer County is experiencing "moderate population growth." A network of bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure could help attract economic development, ...
More than a dozen streets in Raleigh will get new bicycle lanes this year, under a repaving plan now being considered by the city. The bike lanes will make cycling safer, but also can result in narrower travel lanes for cars or the elimination of on-street parking. To get the public's feedback, the city will ...
Once these bikes are in "the wild," they essentially become part of an unofficial bike-sharing scheme and so could end up anywhere, with people successively grabbing them for quick rides when they see them unattended on the sidewalk, outside a store, or wherever. Residents making use of the bicycles ...

Even for many dedicated bike commuters, cycling in the worst parts of winter can be a step too far. For those of us who approach any physical activity with mixed emotions, the sight of snow on the ground is a perfect excuse to find any other way to get around. But still, in cities where cycling is common, bike ...
But where Well Built is different is if you cannot afford a new bicycle (which can cost hundreds of dollars) and need transportation to get to a job or food or shelter, the store will let you "earn-a-bike" by doing community service. Ten hours is the minimum. "It's a glorified bake sale," says Dengler. "This is how ...
Spin is adding an electric bike to its fleet of station-less bicycles for bike sharing. ... Based on a proprietary design from Spin the bikes were manufactured through a partnership with an undisclosed bicycle manufacturer, which Chief Executive Officer Derrick Ko said was one of the largest in the world.
It specifically says, "no person shall park, or otherwise leave abandoned, a bicycle on a street, sidewalk, park or other public property without permission from the town." The short of it? Bike sharing companies must daily collect their bikes left in Highland Park, or the town can impound them. The companies ...
For those who don't use their bike as a way to make a living, it still can be essential -- bikes are the primary source of transportation to work for more people per capita in Philadelphia than in the other 10 biggest cities in the United States, according to the 2016 American Community Survey. And it's ...
Later that night, the men returned to the station and took the bicycle from evidence, King said. The area where the bike was being stored is an outdoor section specifically designated for bicycles. It is surrounded by a locked fence that stands about 12- to 15-feet high. At the time of the break-in, there were not ...
LANSING -- In the capital of the U.S. auto industry, drivers have been slow to accept that more Americans are choosing bicycles over cars for ... While other states adopted bike-friendly safety laws to accommodate cycling's soaring popularity, Michigan steered clear of the trend and watched as more riders ...
NEW YORK (BRAIN) -- bike retailers up and down the East Coast are closing this week as the so-called "bomb cyclone" weather phenomenon ... While businesses and residents dig out, power is restored and the East Coast braces for an even colder weekend, some intrepid souls are still riding their bikes.
The Propella E-Bike is an e-bike we haven't written much about yet but are currently testing it for CleanTechnica. This is one very sweet e-bike. What makes it really stand out is that it doesn't feel like an e-bike. Most e-bikes feel like electric bicycles. The Propella feels like a normal bicycle that just happens ...
Clearwater -- The city's violation letter used bold letters in all caps to describe The Path bicycle and Ride Shop's alleged offense. "INSTALLED SPIRAL bicycle RACK ON SIDEWALK WITHOUT PROPER PERMITS AND INSPECTIONS," it declared. The Path owner Gary Keener was dumbfounded ...
Many things aren't clear about Dallas' growing hoard of bike-share bikes -- how many of them there are, whether their owners will ever make money off of them or if they're just separating silicon Valley venture capitalists from their cash -- but some things are. The bikes, as evidenced by the fact that ...

#1 Manta5 is a hydrofoil water bike. It uses the same technology used by sailboats to help you cut through water with ease. #2 Sno-Go is for a different type of terrain. This easy-to-use bike combines skiing and cycling. #3 This vertical bicycle offers an alternative to the elevator. Vycle is a good workout that ...
A 52-year-old Kula man died Saturday about a week after a dirt bike crash on Maui. Honolulu police said the man was transported to an Oahu hospital for treatment of his injuries sustained in a Dec. 24 crash. He died about 4:35 p.m. Saturday. Maui police said the crash involved a dirt bike and a 2005 ...
Since selling its first bikes in 2014, the company has grown 200 percent each year. For about $2,000, you get a stationary, spin-style bike with customizable positioning and resistance levels. On the large touch-screen display affixed to the end of the handlebars, you can select and view different on-demand ...
In 2018, the city will at least tap the brakes on the unregulated market. The bikes are likely here to stay, but the era of the bike share "experiment" or "pilot program," as city officials have called it, will come to an end. Regulations limiting the number of bikes appear to be coming. Options will be presented to ...
Mathieu van der Poel and other members of the renamed Corendon-Circus team will ride the Canyon Inflite CF SLX. Photo: Stefan Simak/Canyon. Mathieu van der Poel will celebrate New Years aboard a new bike, Canyon's Inflite CF SLX. Another former world champion, Pauline Ferrand-Prevot, as well as ...
Venker said the firms expressing interest in operating here all employed the so-called dockless business model, in which bicycles are rented for short periods of time without the use of docking stations. Instead, customers use smartphone apps to find and pay for GPS-equipped bikes that can be parked and ...
Millions of dockless, shared bicycles have appeared in Chinese cities over the last two years, in what has variously been described as a green revolution and a social menace. Unlike conventional schemes, where bikes have to be returned to specific locations, these are GPS enabled and unlocked using a ...
Los Angeles County was a bit late to the bike sharing party but it's been making strides to catch up, with colorful bikes expanding into several new neighborhoods in 2017. But the region is still a ... UCLA also got its own system, although it uses a type of bicycle that's different from Metro's. Still in car-centric ...
As the bicycle and pedestrian coordinator for the Lexington area Metropolitan Planning Organization, Thompson keeps a foldable bike in his office. ... Since May, LouVelo has clocked more than 9,500 rides on 300 bikes that are parked at 27 permanent docking stations in downtown, Old Louisville and other ...
The proof is scattered across China's urban sidewalks, where piles of underused bikes have been dumped. Complaints have even prompted ... into money." china bike sharing 1 Rented bicycles from bike-sharing firms sit near the entrance of Xiashan park in Shenzhen, Guangdong on January 16, 2017.
On top of that, nothing beats a bike for Christmas, Hukill said. ... The bike recipients were chosen in advance as Hukill worked with the sheriff's office to determine which families or foster children would receive bikes. Lt. Joel ... children were also given a set of pajamas, a stuffed animal and a bicycle helmet.
The bicycle and pedestrian bridge over the Barton Creek gorge next to MoPac Boulevard was recognized as one of the best bike projects in America by ... The bike bridges along Loop 1 (Mopac Boulevard) were a $14.5-million joint project between the Texas Department of Transportation and the city of ...
While the prohibition on "mechanical transport" would appear to apply to bicycles, bikes are not explicitly mentioned in the law, since bicycles capable of traveling rugged trails didn't yet exist. For decades, anyone who did try riding a bike on singletrack trails in Wilderness likely did so without official ...
And 54 Alamance County children will awake to a bicycle on Christmas morning, thanks to Womack Electric Supply and the YMCA. For the fourth year, Womack Electric on South Mebane Street in Burlington has collected bicycles, and donations to buy bicycles, to give to children 12 and younger.
As Slate reports, Dallas was the largest city without a bike share system. Now, "the arrival of several thousand bicycles operated by a handful of private companies has given it, overnight, one of the country's largest fleets of shared bikes." Is Dallas' bike share boom the reflection of a city that is finally open to ...
The Boise City Council passed a law Tuesday that allows slow e-bikes to operate on sidewalks and crosswalks, bike lanes, streets and the Boise River Greenbelt within city limits. Additionally, people with disabilities who obtain permission can ride slow e-bikes on trails in the Foothills. E-bikes are bicycles ...
Motivate, an offshoot of the real estate giant Related Cos., runs docking-station-based share bikes in a handful of U.S. cities, including San Francisco, where I'm a satisfied customer. ... A new competitor is blanketing North America, Ofo, the Alibaba-backed (baba, -0.82%) Chinese bike sharing company.
For about two weeks, Bellingham police rolled bicycles that were a favorite of thieves into Sunset Square, Cornwall Park and the library on Central Avenue - some of the places in the city known for bike thefts. They left the bikes unlocked. Then waited for thieves to take the bait. Seven times they did, the ...
In November, the country's third-largest operator, Bluegogo, declared bankruptcy, prompting speculation that a bike-share bubble was bursting. Cities began to threaten companies for sowing disorder, or to simply impound bikes. viral photos of bicycle graveyards, sites where hundreds of bicycles have ...
When their vision of creating a scenic cycling trail through a protected alpine backcountry hit a snag, San Diego area mountain bikers turned to an unlikely ally: congressional Republicans aiming to dilute conservation laws. The frustrations of the San Diego cycling group and a handful of similar ...
Waking up on Christmas morning to a new bicycle can be a fond memory for any child. However, some ... Over the past 10 years, the nonprofit has raised funds to buy over 4,478 bicycles. ... Bikes for Angels works with Walmart and Academy sports and Outdoors with bulk bike purchases, Rick Curlee said.
The entire South Island is so absurdly picturesque that words are wasted on it. We switch the bikes from "Eco" to "Power" mode and now we're really motoring, with top speeds of 45km (27 miles) per hour. Stones go tumbling in our wake, yet the bike feels remarkably stable even as the tyres slip sideways in ...
One of China's bike-sharing giants could be expanding from two wheels to four. Mobike, known for its distinctive orange-rimmed rental bicycles, is considering a move into car-sharing. ... To reap the advantages of its scale, Mobike uses the same model of bicycle in many markets around the world.
Denmark-based Wide Path Campers makes a tiny mobile house that can be pulled by a bicycle. Weighing about 88 pounds, the camper is built with a hard UV resistant lightweight shell, semi-insulating foam, and clear shatter-free polycarbonate windows. When in transport mode, the trailer features two ...
According to Business of Fashion, the black and red bike is a limited-edition offering as a part of a collaboration with Parisian bike company Bogarde and ... that there are only 70 of these bikes made, so if you're in the market for a bicycle that will set you back $3,200 and emblazoned a la the House of Dior, ...
"These bicycle lanes, the way they're designed right now, they aren't designed well," said Robert Skenderian, a pharmacist who owns Skenderian Apothecary. As Skenderian tells it, Cambridge rolled out the dedicated bike lanes on Cambridge Street without fully considering the potential impact on local ...
Dubbed Blue bikes, the program operates with support from Blue Cross Blue Shield with bikes from bike rental company Social bikes, which has launched bike rental programs across the U.S. and Canada. According to City Hall, the program is funded entirely through sponsorships, ads and rental fees.
Singapore: Before you fire up that bike-sharing app on your ... While shared bicycles don't allow for much adjusting - unlike road and ...
The network would be reserved for electric bikes and two-wheelers. ... Now, it wants to build something altogether new: an elevated bike path.
Plus - are electric bikes the real game changers in city transport? ... air pollution, but could it be bicycles rather than cars which are electrified first? ... but the cost of a new electric bike is beyond most people, and while you can ...
Users can find and unlock bikes through a smartphone app, paying $1 per ... go where they want and park the bicycles anywhere in National City when ... Each bicycle is equipped with GPS tracking, enabling users to fund the ...
Taiwanese startup Otto bikes has introduced its first model, a mid-sized electric two-wheeler specifically tailored for commuting duties. Powered ...
The sudden appearance of several dozen "dockless" bikes back in March .... worries that a dockless bike-share system will result in bicycles ...


 

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