We've talked a lot about Boris Johnson before at TreeHugger - he's the London mayor that amazingly escaped death by an out-of-control lorry truck while out touring London's cycling facilties. He's also the man that seems to be trying to bring better
In this short, speed-enhanced video from Mark Wagenbuur, (via David Hembrow's A View From the Cyclepath), the morning commute looks just a little bit frightening, though certainly it looks a lot better than crawling along with a car. To make you own
When you are ready to start commuter cycling, you can't just drop down to your nearest neighborhood bike store and expected to get everything you need. Especially not if you are a woman. So if you add in the eco desire, you'll come up pretty much empty
The obvious goodness of pairing pedal assist electric bikes with a bike sharing infrastructure is one of these great ideas whose time has come. In Tokyo, Sanyo recently installed 100 of their eneloop battery powered e-bikes at a "community" bike share
Although the city already had a private bike-sharing program, the government of the Mexican capital has recently launched the official Ecobici. The initial phase includes 85 stations across the city and over 1,000 bikes.
"Forward thinking technologies and original expression" are the attributes that New York City-based Areaware seek in the designs they distribute. And this emphasis extends to their choice of transport products.
Authorities from Mexico have announced that the city is finally getting the new bike paths that had been delayed due to lack of funds and that February could be the month they launch the public bike-sharing system.A while ago we
Finally London is getting a bike rental scheme, along with Paris, Montreal, Barcelona and many others. It will be up and ready next summer, but new details of the programme are being announced and bike docking stations are
Folding Electric Bikes + Bus Stops = Perfect Commute?
Every once in a while, you see a proposed design and think, "there's absolutely no reason this shouldn't already exist." This is one such design--folding bike rental hubs combined directly with bus
Excellent news for Buenos Aires locals, expats and green travelers that want to know the city. In order to put some order to the chaotic traffic, the government is building 62 miles of bike lanes by 2011, 15 of which should be ready
According to a new study, obesity is a leading contributor to the high costs of healthcare in America. Apparently, being fat is killing everyone’s wallet when it comes to insurance. Could going green help reduce the high
Images via Marten Wallgren
The Future City Mobility competition enticed designers to envision how London's transportation could look in 2030. Marten Wallgren, a Swede studying at the Royal College of Art, along with three cohorts, took the SeymourPowell
You would think that car drivers would be happy that cyclists reduce the number of vehicles they have to grapple with, but it just ain't so. The more bikes on the road, the safer it is for cyclists, but also the
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