Meredith Glaser

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How Bicycling Improves City Life for Everyone

You can see big changes happening across America as communities from Fairbanks to St. Petersburg transform their streets into appealing places for people, not just cars and trucks.<p>"Over the past five years we're seeing an infrastructure revolution, a rethinking of our streets to accommodate more …

See Seattle on two wheels with city's new bicycle-sharing program

New York has Citibike, Chicago has Divvy and now Seattle joins other cities in the U.S. and around the world in launching an official bike-sharing program. On Monday, the city rolled out Pronto bicycles at 50 stations around the city.<p>Each city has its own way to do this, with different rules and …

How Memphis Became a Great Bicycle City

Bikes brought the metro fast economic growth and mobility—with challenges on the side.<p>When you think of Memphis, you probably think of Elvis, FedEx, or maybe on a more somber note, the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.<p>So you might be surprised to learn that Memphis is also becoming one of …

Portland Cyclists Want Their Platinum Status Revoked

Local residents are petitioning the League of American Bicyclists to downgrade their bike-friendly status<p>When Portland, Oregon, slipped to number four on our 2014 list of Top Bike Cities, there was some surprise and outcry from the former first-place cycling utopia. After all, Portland has bounced …

Polish city Slupsk uses bicycles for official duties

Save time by cycling to work. That’s the message from Mayor Robert Biedron of Polish city Slupsk to its civil servants.<p>Biedron says the healthy, toll-free and fully ecological bikes are so much better than cars that are expensive, unhealthy and jam the streets.<p>Bicycles are now being used for some …

Why Salt Lake City Chose to Build the First Protected Intersection for Bicycling in the U.S.

“We looked at the entire range of possibilities, and this just made so much sense.”<p>The latest innovation in bicycle infrastructure isn’t happening in Portland, Oregon, or New York City, or even Minneapolis. No, the newest thing in safer streets is being rolled out in a somewhat lower-profile bike …

Espresso is a compact urban bicycle designed for Asian cities

Most bicycles on the market today cater to Caucasian riders, which is why Taiwanese design studio Gearlab designed Espresso, a smaller and more …

CitiBike promises a more comfortable ride on its thousands of new bikes

In a city where cars are often the least efficient way to get from point A to point B, it comes as no surprise that the two-year-old CitiBike program …

New York City

6 reasons why bike commuting is the fastest growing mode of transportation

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the number of Americans who travel to work by bike increased an incredible 60 percent over the last decade, making it the largest percentage increase of all commuting modes.<p>People choose to bike for many reasons (it saves money, it's good for health), but here …