Mobility Archive

Finally, Google Maps for the rest of us (walking, transit):
First bike sharing program in the U.S. launches: For a city with such a reputation for bureaucracy, it’s perhaps a
Free ‘ecocabs’ hit city streets:
Paris’ city-wide bike sharing inspires city-wide car sharing: What’s a city that launches the world’s largest bike sharing program, Velib
Transit becoming cooler than cars? What’s next?: It doesn’t matter if it’s by bus, subway, light rail, streetcar or
What’s hot? Bicycles?!: As you can see by the graph, bicycle production is enjoying a
The contemporary urban delivery vehicle: So what’s the delivery truck equivalent of the bicycle? Look no further
Portland striving to be the U.S. bike capital: Already owning bragging rights to being the greenest city in the U.S.
Bike sharing finally making it to the U.S.: While cities across Europe were growing their bike sharing programs, especially in
Pub on wheels: A year ago we profiled the conference bike from the Netherlands, which
Third places’ for bicycle commuters: We know third places are that familiar social gathering place away from
A ‘Google Maps for pedestrians: Say you live in a walkable city and want walking directions as
This isn’t your father’s light rail: …which is why in Europe they call them trams, apart from ‘light
Subways: The New Urban Status Symbol: That’s the headline of this week’s BusinessWeek article, reflecting the fact that
Evidence in favor of TODs (transit-oriented development): Believe it or not there are still parties out there that argue
The most bike-friendly cities in the world: I don’t know what it is, but this seems to be the
The world’s first ‘bike lift: How can you tell a city really cares about bicyclists? By spending
The stackable city car – revisited: Almost two years ago we profiled the wildly innovative, stackable, electric City
U.S. mayors following the European lead on bicycling: Inspired by the huge political, social and economic success of Paris’ bike
It’s a bicyclist’s world once a month: Starting out 15 years ago on September 25, 1992 in San Francisco
Spontaneous social excursioning like never before: Have you wondered who else among your friends was planning a trip
What’s your ‘Walk Score’?: One key metric in measuring a neighborhood’s triple bottom line is its
Paris launches world’s largest bike sharing system: How popular is Paris’ recently launched bike sharing program, Velib (short for
Companies now contributing to the bike share movement: We know that companies often drive positive change much more effectively than
NY follows France’s lead with bike sharing: Good ideas spread fast. It’s not official yet, but New York City
Cities celebrating pedestrians in a big way each week: El Paso, Texas is a big city (pop. 600,000) without much buzz
You’ve heard of car sharing… how about bike sharing?: Car sharing has become standard equipment in many cities, but what about
Redefining the routine business meeting: When you live in a cool town, this is how you have
$2000 reward for living near your work: If you live in Baltimore MD, work for one of these companies
Romance with streetcars reviving: They’re back! …and people are glad to see them again, for the