Archive For The “bike share system” Category

How to use BIXI and not get charged extra fees

By | May 2, 2011

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011 is the official launch of the BIXI bike share system in Toronto. Based on my experience in Montreal last summer and from conversations with friends it seems as though there is and will be some initial confusion with how to use the BIXI system. The BIXI web site has step-by-step instructions [...]

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A Bike Share Bicycle Built for Two

By | April 30, 2011

As you may have heard, there was a pretty big wedding in London, UK on Friday, April 29th, 2011. While everyone was buzzing about a dress that looked like some other dress, a carriage that is over 100 years old (OLD!) and a convertible… there was one item that received very little attention and has [...]

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Bike share brings out creativity

By | April 20, 2011

Bixi Toronto is set to go live on May 3, 2011 and we can’t wait! With bike share systems already up and running in many major cities we’ve already had a look at some creative uses for the system. Here’s a Boris Bike Flash Mob Spin Class: A pro BMX rider put the London Cycle [...]

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In Anticipation of Bixi Toronto a Look at Bicing Barcelona

By | March 11, 2011

Some great points are made in this video. – If you promote cycling in a positive way, you get positive results (and the exact opposite is true). – Bike share helps to get more people onto bicycles while cycling-friendly infrastructure is still also needed. Video by Mike Rubbo: Situp-cycle.com Via Copenhagenize Related posts:The Challenge of [...]

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Congratulations, Toronto For Supporting Bixi; 1,000 Subscriber Goal Reached!

By | October 19, 2010

Last night, October 18, 2010, Bixi Toronto held a party for the existing 884 subscribers. According to ibikeTO.ca the party was a success and coincided with the announcement that the 1,000 early subscribers goal set by Toronto City Council was reached (and surpassed)! However, Bixi Toronto is not a sure thing just yet. The good [...]

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How London, UK is Promoting Cycling

By | September 1, 2010

Transport for London has produced a series of short, stylish videos to help promote cycling in London. Each video introduces a new person and we get to hear how taking a cycling course, using the bike hire system, planning your route and traveling along the “superhighway” adds to their enjoyment of cycling.
This is a great [...]

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Ad for Bike Share in Valéncia, Spain

By | August 30, 2010

A simple ad that demonstrates the easy mobility bike share can provide.
Learn more about Valenbisi here.
Via Copenhagenize

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Bike Sharing: “A project that trusts people before it distrusts them”
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