The Doomsday L Train Shutdown Just Might Save NYC

Like Y2K and the Mayan prophecies concerning December 21, 2012, the apocalypse heading for New York City comes with that “mark it on your calendar” feature you just don’t get from amaze nuclear assault. Here, the end-of-the-world date in question is April 2019, when one of the key linkages between Manhattan and Brooklyn will shut […]

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So, BMW Wants to Construct Networks of Elevated Cycling Paths

In its first century as a company, BMW has built industrial engines, motorcycles, Steve Urkel’s Isetta, and a whole lot of cars. Now, it wants to build something altogether new: an elevated motorcycle path. This week, the automaker’s somewhat redundantly named Research, New Technology, Innovations division, based in Mountain View, Tokyo, and Seoul, disclosed its […]

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Paris Opens the First Stretch of Its 28 -Mile Bike Superhighway

This tale originally appeared on CityLab and is part of the Climate Desk cooperation . Paris has inaugurated its first bike highway. Opening last May, the 0.5 -milestretch of freshly paved roadalongside the Bassin de lArsenal is part of theRseau express vlo( REVe) , an initiative to build fast-track motorcycle lanes free of motorized vehicles. […]

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The 20 Most Bike-Friendly Cities on the Planet

The bicycle induces sense in cities. With rising urbanization, our cities require modern mobility answers, and moving around on two wheels proves time and again that it can offer results. Investment in bicycle infrastructure is a modern and intelligent move. Plenty of research shows the social, economic, environmental, and health benefits of urban cycling. Analyzes […]

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10 Instagram Account to Feed Your Inner Transportation Nerd

It’s far from crazy to dismiss theInstagram potential of yourlocaltransportation agency. These organizations are all about working in the dark—often literally—and they’re generallyperforming their best when riders don’t notice them. (“The subway did a great job of getting me to work today!,” said no one, ever.) But even staid government organizations aren’t immune to the […]

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