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Electric Bikes Part of the Sydney Australia Sustainable Transport Plan

This is a guest post from Nina at Reef Bikes of Australia. Worldwide, cities are remodeling themselves and investing in more sustainable transport alternatives. There have been huge investments in improving public transport, building cycle path and pedestrian infrastructure, with the aim of reducing their greenhouse emissions, cleaning the air, and reducing traffic congestion and […]

Join Me & Support People for Bikes

Would you like to see better bicycling infrastructure in the U.S.?  Would you like to see bicycling recognized more in the U.S.?  If so, then you should join me and sign the People for Bikes pledge of support.  And don’t worry, it is totally free. People for Bikes is an organization that is working towards […]

VIDEO: Bike Commuting Perks: Take the Side Streets to Avoid the Traffic

So I was just out playing around with my iPhone and I recorded this quick video for you. It’s nothing too mind blowing, but it’s just a reminder that one of the cool things about bike commuting is that you can take the side streets, backroads, urban trails, and other bike routes to avoid traffic. […]

Cambridge Adds Electric Bike Share Program

Here’s a great idea!  Give people the chance to borrow an electric bike on their commute to work or around town for running their errands.  That is what is available to the workers at the Cambridge Science Park.  It is part of a program called Travel Plan Plus that allows the workers to “checkout” an […]

How to Find Bicycling Routes in Your Town: Google Maps! [VIDEO]

One of the concerns that I hear from people that are interested in commuting by bike is that they feel like riding around cars is dangerous.  I agree that it is, but you don’t necessarily have to ride with a lot of car traffic.  One of the cool innovations that recently came out is the […]