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Photo Essay: Comfort Zone

I am a very anxious, nervous individual. Sometimes, I find it difficult to cope. In such situations, I turn to a number of different methods to calm myself. 48 more words

Visual Literacy

The Best Biking Cities in the U.S. and Canada

The fact that U.S. cities aren’t exactly bike-friendly (by European standards anyway) isn’t anything new, but with the ever-growing number of people opting to bike for pleasure and transport shows promising signs of improvement like an increase in protected bike lanes and cycle tracks. 277 more words

Cycling

Re-examining Bike Share Safety

Bike share systems are exploding around the globe as an alternative means of sustainable transportation.  According to Wikipedia, there are currently 180 functioning systems around the world, with 6 more planned.   419 more words

By Izzy

What Does it Mean to be A Silver Bike Friendly Community?

Washington DC, my “work hometown” rates a Silver on the League of American Bicyclist’s Bike Friendly Communities list. That sounds pretty good, doesn’t it?  So what’s the street-level view of a Silver community? 454 more words

Commuting

Would It Work In Baltimore?

DC’s one-year-old Capital Bike Share program has demonstrated its power to transform perceptions of cycling in the city. David Alpert’s August Washington Post article credits CaBi with improving driver/cyclist/pedestrian cooperation, wisely investing transportation dollars and increasing rates of private bike ownership and ridership. 87 more words

Commuting