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The New York Times

A. C. Shilton

14 March 2019

Jackson, Wyoming, United States

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Once again the bicycle is playing a part in empowering women! In this case, several organizations across the United States are using mountain biking to build preteen and teenage girls' confidence and drive. The dedica...

KVII-TV (ABC 7 Amarillo)

Maria Serrano

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25 February 2019

Amarillo, Texas, United States

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A program called Live Well Fit in Amarillo, Texas runs a fitness and exercise class for senior citizens, whom they call golden girls. The women in the class, whose ages range from 50 to 85, can work out using bikes, w...

Colorado Public Radio

Ryan Warner

22 February 2019

Denver, Colorado, United States

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With community support from a network of neighborhood volunteers and financial support from a local business, the Bike Streets Project makes biking more accessible for those “interested, but concerned” about road safe...

NPR

Diaa Hadid

3 February 2019

Karachi, Pakistan

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In Karachi, Pakistan, a group of women gathers every week to bike around the city, an act that works to bring awareness to equal rights between men and women. Despite backlash from men in the community, the bicyclists...

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Mark Wessel

24 January 2019

Buffalo, New York, United States

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In western New York, local bike advocacy groups have found power in numbers, banding together to gradually convince their governments to expand cycling access and communities to change their attitudes toward cyclists....

The New York Times

Amy Zipkin

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26 November 2018

Portland, Oregon, United States

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Airports around the US are incorporating bike friendly routes and racks for travelers looking for a more sustainable, reliable, and environmentally friendly way to catch their flight. In cities like Portland, Ore., Ba...

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Melissa Bruntlett

Chris Bruntlett

15 October 2018

Eindhoven, Netherlands

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The Dutch city of Eindhoven was built around the car, even into the 1970s, but as part of remaking itself after its main industries declined or moved away, it has made a dramatic shift to emphasizing cycling. City off...

FastCompany

Eillie Anzilotti

17 September 2018

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

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In Minneapolis, the nonprofit behind the city's bike share system plans to expand with a dockless model that will bring bikes into more neighborhoods while addressing some of the issues that model has encountered in o...

Vox

David Roberts

28 August 2018

Netherlands

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Most people in Holland ride a bicycle every week thanks to a widespread public commitment to a biking culture and infrastructure where everyone feels welcome. That includes very visible dedicated bike paths designed f...

The Seattle Times

David Gutman

23 April 2018

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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As Seattle tries to implement bike lanes effectively, it can look to Vancouver as a success story. Vancouver’s bike lanes are physically separated from roads, making riders safer and increasing the number of people wh...

The New York Times

Winnie Hu

28 August 2017

New York, United States

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Bike share programs have helped decrease pollution and traffic in urban areas. However dockless city bike programs are now threatening bike docking stations because they are cheaper and more accessible. Dockless bike ...

The New York Times

Dave Philipps

2 August 2017

United States

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Warrior Expeditions is one of several organizations helping veterans embark on outdoor experiences, such as hiking the Continental Divide. Participants find that these trips, sometimes months-long, offer the time and ...

Urban Milwaukee

Bruce Murphy

11 June 2017

Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States

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A report by the Rails to Trails Conservancy in Milwaukee has identified how increased access to bike paths could be a catalyst for development and economic growth in low-income, minority neighborhoods where people are...

Streetsblog New York City

David Meyer

31 May 2017

New York, United States

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In Bedford Stuyvesant, a low-income neighborhood, a multi-stakeholders partnership increased access to a bike share program. They accomplished this by listening to people’s needs and community organizing.

CityLab

Laura Bliss

13 April 2017

Oslo, Norway

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In the heart of one of Europe’s fastest growing capitals, cars are rapidly disappearing. To reduce pollution and build a people-first city center, Oslo has promised to ban all cars in downtown by 2019. The multi-prong...

The New York Times

Didi Kirsten Tatlow

19 March 2017

Beijing, China

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As Beijing grapples with pollution caused in large part by the increase in cars on the roads, a tech-based solution has appeared in the form of forward-thinking bicycles. The Chinese bike-sharing system, spearheaded b...

The National

Jennifer Hattam

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4 January 2015

Istanbul, Turkey

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Istanbul is often congested with traffic, especially as the population grows and more people buy cars but the lack of bicycle infrastructure has prevented biking from being an alternative transportation. This is chang...

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Gregory Scruggs

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30 July 2014

Porto Alegre, Brazil

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Support and popularity for bicycle use and culture has grown in Porto Alegre, Brazil. Following a deadly incident killing two cyclists at a bicycle event, the city has seen a demonstrative outpouring of support. City ...

TreeHugger

A.K. Streeter

2 October 2012

New York, New York, United States

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Conventional merchants are afraid to lose parking spaces to bike parking or bike lanes. New York and Portland are finding cyclists increase local economies, and spend more money too.

Inter Press Service News Agency

Julio Godoy

18 July 2012

Paris, France

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Paris is a city plagued by traffic jams and air pollution. In 2007, the local government created a public bicycle sharing program called Velib that has drastically reduced the number of cars on the roadways and parkin...

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