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Digital Transformation in the Retail Sector: challenges & opportunities

A 2015 study calculated that more than £150bn of retail sales are now influenced by digital, and that retailers whose services don’t meet customers’ …

Why Bike-Share Is Really Very Safe

Safer than personal bikes, even, according to new research.<p>The history of bike-share in the U.S. is pretty short. One of the first American programs on record, in Tulsa, Oklahoma, isn’t quite a decade old, while larger programs in Minneapolis-St. Paul and Washington, D.C. have been running since …

Building Bike Lanes Could Slow Climate Change, New Research Finds

Parking-protected bike lanes in Montreal’s Plateau neighborhood, which has one of the highest cycling mode shares in North America. Photo by …

Bike lanes: Good or bad for business?

Do bike lanes cause air pollution? Nope. In fact, they can fight climate change.

The War on the Car crowd complains that installing bike lanes increases congestion and air pollution. In London, a peer in the House of Lords whinges …

Bike Lanes

The road to fear-free biking in Boston

I don’t own a bicycle. But I recently reclaimed my inner cyclist as part of the Boston Green Ribbon Commission’s Climate Innovations study tour to …

Building Bike Lanes Really Does Get More People Out Of Their Cars

Evidence from Montreal shows a shift from cars to bikes wherever new infrastructure was built.<p>It might seem obvious that building bike lanes would make more people ride bikes in a city, but intuition and hunches won’t convince local government to build them. Science, on the other hand, might. And …

Why the province has no immediate plans for Hillsborough Bridge bike lanes

The provincial government has no immediate plans to add dedicated bike lanes to either the Hillsborough Bridge in Stratford, P.E.I., or the North …

Bike Lanes

Protected bike lanes are good for cyclists — and public health

<b>To the editor:</b> About half of car trips in the U.S. are within easy bicycling distance of three miles, but only about 1% of trips are by bike. There is tremendous potential for biking to reduce traffic congestion, pollution, and carbon emissions while improving health. ("The philosophy that has …

Bike Lanes

You can now buy the (surprisingly amazing) Withings Thermo contactless thermometer

Withings Thermo, the company’s flashy FDA-approved contactless thermometer, is now available for purchase.<p>Thermo allows you to scan the forehead and temporal artery to get a temperature, and it doesn’t need to come into contact with the skin. Withings says Thermo can be up to half an inch away and …

50 Books Every Woman Should Read Before She Turns 40

Consider this your life's library.<p>This list celebrates female writers who wrote coming-of-age classics as well as modern page-turners. They've won awards, provoked discussion, and ultimately their work has become cherished favorites on the bookshelves of many.