CitiBike, New York City’s bike share system, has opened over 90 new stations so far this year and plans to double its bikes, and more than double its stations, by the end of 2017. On the other U.S. coast, San Francisco’s Bay Area Bike Share is growing from 700 to 7,000 bicycles. Continue reading NYC bike share system doubling to 12,000 bikes
Eleven year old Catharina-Amalia, Princess of Orange and heir apparent to the throne of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, helps the environment by cycling to school, at least on the first day. Her father, King Willem-Alexander, filmed the start of the ride and like proud parents everywhere on August 24 posted the video on Facebook. Continue reading Dutch Princess Bicycles to School – 30% of Hollanders Cycle-Commute.
After a successful 21-month pilot program, the Bay Area Bike Share (BABS) system is increasing the number of bicycles it will provide to the cycle-commuting public from 700 to 7,000. BABS will also add three new cities. Studies have shown that increasing bicycle commuting provides communities with public health, financial, traffic safety, and road capacity benefits. Continue reading SF Bike Share expanding from 700 to 7,000 bikes