06 Jul '11, 2am

Would there be more cyclists if commuter rail allowed bikes? - Are you an LIRR/MetroN biker? What about buses?

Bloomberg News The bike access provided on Caltrain between San Francisco and San Jose exceeds that in any other major American city. The car being boarded takes 40 bikes; each train has two bike cars. Two things about my colleague Christine Haughney’s article on the reluctance of New York-area women to become bicycle commuters were striking. One was the main reason cited: fear. (Excessive sweating followed.) The second was an accompanying graphic with data from the Census Bureau’s American Community Survey indicating which cities have the most bike commuters and from an Australian study looking at gender differences in bike commuting. Scanning the leader list of this country’s bike commuting meccas — Portland, Ore., Minneapolis and San Francisco — made me wonder if there was a corollary between the percentage of commuters who pedal to work and the degree to which the mass...

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The War On Bikes In Toronto Just Got A Poster Child

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treehugger.com 06 Jul '11, 8pm

"The majority of cyclists willfully disobey almost all traffic laws most of the time, largely because they get away with i...

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treehugger.com 06 Jul '11, 2pm

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Singapore, Malaysia agree to commuter rail link

straitstimes.com 27 Jun '11, 12pm

Singapore and Malaysia have agreed to open a rapid transit rail service by 2018 to connect the city-state with the souther...

Put A Ring On It!

Put A Ring On It!

michellephan.com 06 Jul '11, 5pm

Did this photo fool any of you into thinking I was engaged? ;) I was having a super girly moment when I decided to try thi...

Singapore, Malaysia agree to commuter rail link...

straitstimes.com 27 Jun '11, 11pm

Singapore and Malaysia have agreed to open a rapid transit rail service by 2018 to connect the city-state with the souther...

Exhaust-ing ride for cyclists: Air pollutants trigger heart risk

Exhaust-ing ride for cyclists: Air pollutants t...

environmentalhealthnews.org 06 Jul '11, 10am

Enrique Lobo/flickr Unrelenting traffic leaves a wake of gritty exhaust for cyclists to breathe. By Brett Israel Environme...

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treehugger.com 06 Jul '11, 1pm

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