April just pointed out that harassment of bicyclists by car drivers is now a special misdemeanor offense in Missouri—it's got its own specific law prohibiting it, rather than it just being included under existing
Warren recently highlighted a pretty cool looking bicycle shelter that incorporates a changing room and a solar-powered shower, pointing out that the design takes aim at an oft-heard response to the question of "why don't you bike to work?" What I want
Hey New York-area TreeHugger readers! What are you doing Thursday night, June 4th? What you should be doing is coming on over to Solar One (23rd Street & the East River) to a fundraising party with Bicycle For a Day and Matthew Modine to honor cycling
How would you react if you lost your mother to breast cancer? If you are Jonathan Cane, you'd organize a virtual-cross-country bicycle race in the storefront on one of Manhattan's busiest streets. Starting on Tuesday, May 26, at
Photos by Jaymi Heimbuch
Maker Faire is never a let-down when it comes to crazy modes of transportation. The faire featured a large section devoted to some pretty amazing bikes, not only built in interesting and cool ways, but also run off solar power
Here's a cool bike design idea: a variable frame that adjusts into different modes for seamless, sustained riding. For the city, you've got your standard upright mode--but once you're clear of the urban zone, recline into
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.