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Bike to Work

Can Biking and Walking Save Lives in Cities in the Global South?

Josephine d'Allant | Posted 08.13.2014 | Impact
Josephine d'Allant

Sidewalks, bike lanes, pedestrian crossings, parks, and green areas are all pieces of a complex puzzle to help citizens navigate their city safely and sustainably.

More Americans Are Making This Healthy Change To Their Commute

AP | Posted 07.08.2014 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON (AP) — More Americans are biking to work, though their numbers are still tiny compared to those in cars. A new report from...

City Residents Earning Medals for Pedaling As Bike Share Programs Hit the Road Cycling

Adrian Benepe | Posted 02.11.2014 | Green
Adrian Benepe

The experience of having a bike to use when and where I want, for unlimited use, and for a yearly cost of just $95, defied the notion that nothing can get done that works well in a city as complicated as New York.

LOOK: How Bike To Work And Show Up Looking Good

Posted 08.23.2013 | Healthy Living

By Susi Wunsch for Bicycling magazine Propelled by the advancing popularity of transit and urban riding, along with an ever-broadening definition o...

Biking Pedals Into the 21st Century

Jay Walljasper | Posted 08.07.2012 | Green
Jay Walljasper

You can glimpse the future right now in forward-looking American cities -- a few blocks here, a mile there where people riding bicycles are protected from rushing cars and trucks.

Submit Your Own Bike To Work Day Photo

Posted 03.27.2013 | Green

How do you get to work? Today is national Bike to Work Day and cyclists and two-wheeled commuters across the country have taken to their bikes for tod...

Share the Road and the Future

Michael Brune | Posted 07.15.2012 | Green
Michael Brune

Bicycle commuting in the U.S. was up by 40 percent from 2000 to 2010. That's great, but it's only scratching the surface of how biking could transform our country.

'Park To Pedal' Offers New Take On Bike Commuting

Posted 04.16.2012 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's Jim Motavalli: Let me admit upfront that I don’t commute to work by bike. I walk. Upstairs. Telecommuting is one of ...

WATCH: Bike And Be Happy

Posted 11.05.2011 | Green

Why not cut 33 hours of wasted time this year and ride your bike to work? According to the 2010 Annual Urban Mobility report, in a U.S. city of thr...

Why You Love Biking (In 140 Characters Or Less)

Huffington Post | Posted 08.02.2011 | Healthy Living

So many of us depend on our cars to get around -- but, in addition to guzzling gas, this habit allows us to be sedentary in our travel, starting a day...

11 Tips For Bike To Work Day

Posted 07.19.2011 | Green

From Bicycling Magazine: From fatter wallets to smaller waistlines, more Americans than ever are discovering the benefits of cycling to work: Accor...

The Health Benefits Of Cycling (Plus A Chance To Win A Bike!)

Posted 07.17.2011 | Healthy Living

The average American spends just over 45 minutes a day commuting to and from work, according to one survey -- but instead of the road-rage fueled car ...

Biking To Work Surges In Popularity

Mother Nature Network | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

You don't have to buy a Nissan Leaf to have an emissions-free ride to work. Instead of shelling out in excess of $20,000 for a fancy new electric vehi...

Denver Police Bike Law Enforcement On The Rise

The Denver Post | Colleen O'Connor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Denver police are cracking down on two-wheeled scofflaws in response to a rising number of complaints from motorists and pedestrians. Last month, p...

Pedaling for the Environment and Your Health

Nate Kvamme | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Nate Kvamme

Denver is celebrating Earth Day with the kickoff of Denver B-cycle, the country's first citywide bike-sharing program.

National Bike To Work Day: 7 Tips (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

You might have excuses for not riding your bike to work--and if you do, Bicycling magazine has answers for all of them. Today is National Bike To Work...

Should We Make the 'Yield, Not Stop' Bike Practice Universal?

Graham Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Graham Hill

The 'Idaho Stop Law' specifies that cyclists are not required to come to a full stop but must roll up to and yield right of way at stop signs or blinking red lights.

Urban Biking Safety Tips: Commute Safely

GOOD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Plenty of people--including us--will gladly tell you to get out of your car, and get on a bike: You'll winnow your carbon footprint to a baby step; yo...

Hybrid Cars Get Compliments -- Why Not My Bike?

Mark Klempner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Mark Klempner

Strange how people think it cool to drive a "green" car, but if they meet someone who doesn't own a car, they infer financial limitation, not ecological choice.

Tech-Enabled Bike Sharing Rolls Into North America

Graham Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Graham Hill

Time just gave Montreal's public bike system Bixi an award as one of the 50 best inventions of 2008.

2009 -- A Banner Bike Year, We Hope

Graham Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Graham Hill

Name one industry that hasn't yet suffered from the global gray economy. Personal hygiene? Snacks for couch potatoes? Nope, it's the global bicycle industry.

No, Seriously: Republicans Don't Get It

Rep. Earl Blumenauer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Rep. Earl Blumenauer

Investment in bike paths will not only improve our economy, and take our country in the right direction for the future; it is exactly the kind of investment the American people want.

U.S. Cities Cozy Up to Cycling

Josie Garthwaite | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Josie Garthwaite

Never mind the banks -- it might be time to start worrying about a run on your local bike shop.

Cycling Is To Transportation As Efficiency Is To Energy

Treehugger | Andrew Posner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Until the recent spike in gas prices, much of the discussion about solving our transportation problems--namely, emissions from cars and dependence on ...

Bikes: An Exercise in Frustration

Yahoo, The Wall Street Journal | Rhonda L. Rundle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

LOS ANGELES -- Paula Rodriguez, who lives in the San Fernando Valley, got so disgusted with soaring fuel prices last spring that she stopped driving, ...