Last week Amsterdam's council, businesses and organisations signed a letter of intent to establish the city as the world's centre of expertise on sustainable mobility. "The aim of the initiative is to support and develop projects in which all sorts
Would love to have a bike but keep getting it ripped off and don't think you have space for one in your apartment? First step, get a Strida folding bike (an awesome commuting machine) or other small folding bike. Second, figure out a way to hang your
Our last mention of Bulgaria on TreeHugger was to infer its rail system was superior to the US. Now it seems that the country has a foot in door of another significant transport mode—bicycle manufacture. Production is anticipated to increase by 40%
Despite it being one of the most popular folding bikes in the world, and a regular sight on the streets of many cities, The Brompton folding bike doesn’t seem to have featured too heavily on TreeHugger. Sure, we posted about an interview with the
Cargo bikes, pedicabs and Sports Utility Bicycles are all great tools for kicking our oil habit. Anything that takes the humble human-powered vehicle and beefs it up to tackle more of the jobs otherwise carried out by cars and trucks can only be a good
We've seen solar-powered boats, and we've also seen bicycle powered supercomputers, lawnmowers, water purifiers and blenders. So wouldn't it make perfect sense to design a boat that has solar panels and enables passengers to power it by pedaling?
Squeezing his 2.57 metre (8 feet 5 inches) frame into something like a Smart car might be a bit of a stretch for the world’s tallest man, Ukrainian Leonid Stadnyk. And even walking has presented its fair share of problems. The local store doesn’t stock
The above video shows a unique bicycle operated by Pedal Pub, LLC, a company that offers "pub crawl tours around the Twin Cities." As is evident from the video, people are having a grand time as they tour the city with the power of their own legs.
From the always wonderful Streetfilms gang, "Featuring ample footage and photos from over a dozen cities worldwide, this video makes the case that America is woefully behind the curve in protecting its cyclists in big cities."
Here at Treehugger we often extoll the virtues of the the bicycle. At the same time, we offer up many tips to ensure that the trips our readers take by bike are both enjoyable and safe. Still, two facts remain: not enough people are riding their
Yesterday's news that UK Conservative leader David Cameron had been caught breaking the rules of the road on his bike ignited some debate here at TreeHugger, but we weren't the only ones. The BBC hit the streets of London to solicit comments from
We are huge fans of cycling here at TreeHugger, but we have to acknowledge that there is resentment among motorists at some cyclists' perceived disregard for traffic rules. While it rarely goes as far as the driver who
What defines a great bike Rack? Those 10-year-old sidewalk-mounted pre-fabricated square steel tube scattered around New York could soon inspire just as much nostalgia as an MTA subway token. With financial backing from mega player Google and
A 300-space, heated indoor bicycle parking facility providing lockers, showers, a snack bar with outdoor summer seating, bike repair, bike rental and other amenities designed to encourage biking to the park and other downtown locations. Located at
While making the weekly mecca to the famed Union Square Farmers Market, this TreeHugger stumbled upon a suhweet street oasis: some fresh, clean, modern and user-friendly bicycle parking. Cemusa, a company that has a contract to build bus shelters and