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ELSEWHERE: Bike sharing working great in Paris; in London, not so much

Public bike programs are popping up around the world, and while Paris’ program is raking in money, Montreal’s has gone bankrupt. Read More: Bike sharing: Working great in Paris; in London, not so much Read More: Bike sharing: Working great in Paris; in London, not so much | Toronto Star


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ELSEWHERE: Citi Bike’s Growing Pains, In 5 Charts

The bike share’s annual memberships have proven more popular than expected, putting a financial strain on the widely used but troubled program. Last week, the Wall Street Journal broke the news that New York City’s sprawling bike share program, Citi Bike, is in a deep financial hole, allegedly hemo Read More: Citi Bike’s Growing Pains, […]


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ELSEWHERE: By Plotting Journeys, Providing a Glimpse at Citi Bike Ridership

A new data visualization project makes clear the degree to which the bike share system has become interwoven into New York City’s transit network. Read More: By Plotting Journeys, Providing a Glimpse at Citi Bike Ridership Read More: cityroom.blogs.nytimes.com


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ELSEWHERE: The Place for Bike Lanes

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Bicycle lanes are good for both our health and our carbon footprints. Publication Date:  Fri, 03/28/2014 Read More: The Place for Bike Lanes Read More: The Place for Bike Lanes | Planetizen: The Urban Planning, Design, and Development Network


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ELSEWHERE: This week in Biking and Walking News

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Welcome to the Alliance’s weekly roundup of state & local biking & walking advocacy news. Every week, we crawl the blogs of our member organizations and bring you the most interesting tidbits.   SAVE THE DATE for the 2014 Alliance Leadership Retreat, September 5-8 in Laurel Highlands, PA (outside P Read More: Alliance for Biking […]


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ELSEWHERE: Checking in on the Bicycle Backlash

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The closing paragraph of a recent editorial in The Australian makes a blunt point: “For too long, authorities have bowed to the demands of selfish cy Publication Date:  Fri, 03/21/2014 Read More: Checking in on the Bicycle Backlash Read More: Checking in on the Bicycle Backlash | Planetizen: The Urban Planning, Design, and Development Network


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ELSEWHERE: Houston Launching ‘Goal Zero’ Bike Safety Program

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A press release from the Office of Mayor Annise D. Publication Date:  Tue, 03/25/2014 Read More: Houston Launching ‘Goal Zero’ Bike Safety Program Read More: Houston Launching ‘Goal Zero’ Bike Safety Program | Planetizen: The Urban Planning, Design, and Development Network


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ELSEWHERE: Detroit’s Own North American Bicycle Week

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From March 27-30, 2014, North American Bicycle Week will be packed with bike-friendly events for people of all ages, experience levels, and riding styles. Read More: Detroit’s Own North American Bicycle Week Read More: Detroit’s Own North American Bicycle Week – Momentum Mag


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ELSEWHERE: Room for Improvement for Citi Bike—But Not Dead Yet

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With regard to the financial trouble of Citi Bike, Nancy Scola recommends a little patience before pronouncing the program dead: “the Venn diagram overlap between ‘Citi Bike works’ and ‘it’s not crazy to ride Citi Bike in this wea Publication Date:  Fri, 03/21/2014 Read More: Room for Improvemen Read More: Room for Improvement for Citi […]


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ELSEWHERE: Tappan Zee Bridge Bike and Pedestrian Path Sparks Controversy

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Joseph Berger reports on the ongoing controversy over a proposed bike and pedestrian path over the Hudson River on the new Tappan Zee Bridge. Publication Date:  Fri, 03/21/2014 Read More: Tappan Zee Bridge Bike and Pedestrian Path Sparks Controversy Read More: Tappan Zee Bridge Bike and Pedestrian Path Sparks Controversy | Planetizen: The Urban Planning, […]


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