Circulating the web is a video of absolutely incredible bike stunts by rider Danny MacAskill. He makes it look like humans were meant to be born with wheels. He also makes us realize there are few places a bike can't go.
That's the Kind of Rush Hour We Like to See
I wasn't so long ago that Portland became the first major U.S. city to win the top prize for bicycle friendliness, which is the Platinum-level Bicycle Friendly Community award given by the League of American
Seeing is Believing!
First released in February 2007, the video above by our friends at StreetFilms has become a classic in bicycle advocacy. As Stephen Colbert would say, let's move the needle here people. Let's give them the TreeHugger bump. This
Among the other green advocates at yesterday's Earth Day festivities in Times Square, Matthew Modine made an appearance. You may be more familiar with his films, but he's also the founder of Bicycle For a Day and an
Shopping you can walk to, an abundance of bicycle lanes, and a progressive energy policy are just a few of the benefits of living in Europe. And let's not forget the six-week vacations. Europeans typically appear on the
As you could read in our first post about Barcelona’s bike sharing system written in May 2007, Bicing started with a bang: 30,000 subscribers in the first 2 months; 15 stations and 200 bicycles to start with.
Perhaps inspired by the bike sharing program in Washington DC that was implemented last year, or the general success of the temporary program that helped convention goers get around carbon-free at the DNC. Either way, Denver is
Secure Bike Parking Encourages Multi-Modal Commutes
We TreeHuggers love bicycles – but even our obsession may be beaten by the team at StreetFilms who practically live, breathe and eat bicycles and other forms of sustainable transportation. Only
Bike Co-ops Offer DIY Mobility
LA may be a car-dependent city, but even there folks are beginning to plan for a post-oil future. From an emerging Transition City Los Angeles through to a thriving LA bike culture, maybe the City of Angels won’t
Here's a fantastic charity idea: give folks in developing nations who are in dire need of transportation access to just about the greenest way to get around there is. We're talking bicycles, of course.
Comprehensive Pro-Bike Planning Pays Off
From contraflow bike lanes to bike-thru banking, it's no secret that the folks at StreetFilms are huge fans of Boulder, Colorado. Now they have a huge reason to celebrate, as Boulder becomes the third community
Guim Valls Teruel is almost ready to go. His goal: Travel all 5 continents on an electric bike. The project is called the Electric Bicycle World Tour. Guim decided to choose this alternative form of personal transportation to promote the use of cleaner
It is not a natural relationship, beer and bikes, but New Belgium, a beer brewing company located in Fort Collins, CO, has made it one. New Belgium's Tour de Fat announced this week that they reached a million
Photo by Pixietart
Rails to Trails (RTC) has published a comprehensive report on the benefits of an infrastructure based on walkways and bikeways across America. Currently the U.S. Government funds such projects with approximately $453 million every
Bike Rodeo Encourages Traffic Awareness and Responsibility
When I first read that StreetFilms had made a film about putting kids in a rodeo, I thought they’d maybe gone a little crazy – but it turns out that a bike rodeo isn’t as dangerous as it sounds.
NYC Gets Serious About Liveable Streets
Imagine reclaiming New York’s streets for people. It’s not as crazy as it sounds. The folks at StreetFilms have already covered the free bikes at Governors Island, new physically separated bike lanes in the Big