Environmentally friendly traffic jams? | The City Fix
Traffic and congestion is a common sight during rush hours around the world. After battling through hours of traffic, the hunt for a good parking space can be just as tiring and difficult. These jams are worst in large urban centers where there is a heavy concentration of private cars. In Amsterdam, traffic jams and parking shortages are becoming a problem, even though car traffic hasn’t increased. That’s right… Amsterdam has bike jams.

Environmentally friendly traffic jams? | The City Fix

Traffic and congestion is a common sight during rush hours around the world. After battling through hours of traffic, the hunt for a good parking space can be just as tiring and difficult. These jams are worst in large urban centers where there is a heavy concentration of private cars. In Amsterdam, traffic jams and parking shortages are becoming a problem, even though car traffic hasn’t increased. That’s right… Amsterdam has bike jams.

A Real-Time Bike-Share Map for the Entire World | The Atlantic Cities
If you use a bike-share system, you likely rely on an app that gives you a real-time distribution of the bikes and empty docks in your area. Oliver O’Brien, a researcher with the Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis at the University College London, has built a map that does this same thing, simultaneously, for bike-shares all over the world.

A Real-Time Bike-Share Map for the Entire World | The Atlantic Cities

If you use a bike-share system, you likely rely on an app that gives you a real-time distribution of the bikes and empty docks in your area. Oliver O’Brien, a researcher with the Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis at the University College London, has built a map that does this same thing, simultaneously, for bike-shares all over the world.

Green Lane Project in New York: City to City Solutions

The Green Lane Project is a partnership of six U.S. cities working to implement next-generation protected bike lanes on city streets. 

The Green Lane Project cities are: San Francisco, Memphis, Chicago, Portland, Austin, and Washington, D.C.

Video Maps Of The World’s Bike Lanes Let You Preview Your Ride | FastCo.Exist
Another cycling innovation is making its way from the Netherlands to this side of the Atlantic. Cyclodeo is a bike-focused mapping website that pairs videos of bike lanes with Google maps.
The screen grab above shows the view for the small city of Eindhoven in southern Netherlands. A smattering of bike path still photos are strewn about the map of the city. Click on one of the tiles to see what it is like—from the perspective of a cyclist—to ride in a number of the city’s calm, well-paved bike paths.

Video Maps Of The World’s Bike Lanes Let You Preview Your Ride | FastCo.Exist

Another cycling innovation is making its way from the Netherlands to this side of the Atlantic. Cyclodeo is a bike-focused mapping website that pairs videos of bike lanes with Google maps.

The screen grab above shows the view for the small city of Eindhoven in southern Netherlands. A smattering of bike path still photos are strewn about the map of the city. Click on one of the tiles to see what it is like—from the perspective of a cyclist—to ride in a number of the city’s calm, well-paved bike paths.

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Fold My Ride: The Bike That Could Change Transit
Folding bikes are the black sheep of the bike community, neither respected by hard-core cyclists nor frequently used by the average citizen. But a new global company called Tern Bikes is out to change that perception—and, in the process, change transit.
Read this story (and this week’s Bike Nation series)

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Fold My Ride: The Bike That Could Change Transit

Folding bikes are the black sheep of the bike community, neither respected by hard-core cyclists nor frequently used by the average citizen. But a new global company called Tern Bikes is out to change that perception—and, in the process, change transit.

Read this story (and this week’s Bike Nation series)