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    Turning Bike Racks into Works of Art

    August 17, 9:18 PM by Andrew Posner in Cars

    Interesting Bike Rack Designs David Byrne, "an installation artist, author, blogger, recording executive, photographer, film director and PowerPoint enthusiast," is also an avid cyclist whose "interest in bicycles has expanded from riding them to

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    'Eye to Eye' Project to Promote Bicycle Safety in Oregon

    August 15, 10:16 PM by Andrew Posner in Cars

    More Cyclists Means A Need For More Awareness Now that more and more people are getting on their bikes due to high gas prices, summer weather and increased awareness of the environmental and social impacts of driving, there has also been a slight

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    Study Finds No-Nose Bicycle Saddles Are Kinder to Male Genitalia

    August 12, 8:32 PM by Andrew Posner in Cars

    Controversy and Confusion About Bicycle Saddles and Erectile Dysfunction There has been controversy and confusion about the connection between cycling and erectile disfunction ever since urologist Dr Irwin Goldstein said, in a Bicycling Magazine

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    SmartWool to Unveil a Line of Cycling Apparel

    August 11, 11:02 AM by Andrew Posner in Cars

    SmartWool To Branch Out Into Cycling Apparel SmartWool, the company that specializes in making outdoor activities more enjoyable thanks to their wool baselayers and socks, has announced that starting next Spring they will unveil a line "of road and

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    Delta to Bring Wi-Fi to the Skies, Jet Blue to Charge for Blankets

    August 8, 7:00 AM by Andrew Posner in Cars

    High fuel costs have sent the airlines scrambling to do anything to shave costs, raise rates wherever possible (e.g., charging for checked baggage) and still attract more passengers. This trend is continuing as Delta Airlines has announced that it will

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    Why Cycling Is to Transportation What Efficiency Is to Energy

    August 5, 7:00 AM by Andrew Posner in Cars

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

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    Toyota Developing Rival to Segway

    August 4, 8:04 PM by Andrew Posner in Cars

    Toyota Has Been on a Roll Toyota has been on a roll over the last few years, most notably thanks to the success of the Prius and their other small cars that are becoming increasingly popular due to gas prices. Perhaps some of that success has gone to

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    Great Allegheny Passage Bike Path Bringing Economic Growth

    August 3, 1:00 PM by Andrew Posner in Cars

    Cycling/Hiking Path Brings Economic Growth We've seen that cycling can reap tremendous economic rewards, for instance by by saving Australia $200 million a yearin health care costs. Well, it turns out that even in car-loving, bike-averse America, the

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    Congress Moves to Ban In-Flight Cell Phone Use

    August 1, 10:12 AM by Andrew Posner in Cars

    America is facing many challenges at the moment: gas prices, two ongoing wars, health care, social security, and the credit crisis, to name a few. So it might come as a bit of a surprise (or perhaps not!) that Congress spent yesterday trading horror

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    San Francisco Considers Banning Cars on Major Boulevard

    July 29, 7:10 AM by Andrew Posner in Cars

    San Francisco Considers Banning Cars on Market St. In what seems to be a growing trend in major cities, San Francisco is considering banning cars on part of Market St., one of its central boulevards. The proposal "would permanently close to all traffic

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    Wall Street Journal Reviews Electric Bicycle

    July 28, 2:27 PM by Andrew Posner in Cars

    Noting that high gas prices have forced drivers to find alternatives, including public transit, scooters and bicycles, Wall Street Journal writer David Patton wanted to know if "a hybrid-electric bicycle [can] really take the place of a car." After

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    Providence Police Department Testing Vectrix Scooters

    July 25, 7:15 AM by Andrew Posner in Cars

    Providence Police Test Electric Scooter Last month four police officers in Providence, Rhode Island began a "a three-month trial of the all-electric Vectrix Maxi scooter" which has a range of 60 miles, a 3-5 hour charge time, and a top speed of just

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    IPCC Scientist Encourages Companies to Replace Travel With Video Conferencing

    July 22, 9:06 AM by Andrew Posner in Cars

    IPCC Scientist Encourages Video Conferencing We know that telecommuting is green, and we also know that emissions from the airline industry are growing. At the same time, high fuel prices are prompting the airlines to raise ticket prices, charge for

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    Mayor of London Announces the 'Summer of Cycling'

    July 21, 9:15 AM by Andrew Posner in Cars

    London Shells Out Money to Promote Cycling As part of the $975 million USD London plans to spend on walking and cycling programs over the next decade, London Mayor Boris Johnson has launched the 'Summer of Cycling' with the simple but important aim of

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    John McCain Takes a Look at the Chevy Volt

    July 20, 2:51 PM by Andrew Posner in Cars

    McCain Takes a Look at the Chevy Volt Fresh off his proposal for a $300 million government-sponsored prize for the development of better battery technology, presidential candidate John McCain, along with "GM Chief

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    Project Better Place Looks to Bring Electric Cars to Portugal

    July 18, 9:51 AM by Andrew Posner in Cars

    Electric Cars and Cell Phones Project Better Place, the initiative founded by entrepreneur Shai Agassi to bring electric cars and charging infrastructure to countries around the world, has already partnered with several countries, including Israel and

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    Broadway Gets a Bicycle and Pedestrian Friendly Makeover

    July 15, 8:53 AM by Andrew Posner in Cars

    NYC Improves a Major Mid-Town Street New York City, which recently unveiled a plan to be more bicycle friendly and is considering a bike-share program, will soon boast a bicycle and pedestrian

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    Cyclists, Motorists and the Law

    July 14, 12:12 PM by Andrew Posner in Cars

    Caught at a Red Light Last night I was biking home from the movie theater when I got caught at one of those red lights that cyclists dread. If you are a cyclist, you know the situation: you're on a small road and need to turn onto a larger road.

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