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Citi Bike's Parent Company Changes Name

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Alta Bicycle Share not only has new ownership, but a new name. Effective immediately, the company is now known as Motivate.
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In Record Year, D.C. Builds Nine Miles Of Bike Lanes

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

The District, which is marking a record year for bike lane construction, now has a total of 69 lanes.
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City Aims to Boost Bridge Safety for Cyclists

Thursday, November 20, 2014

The Department of Transportation plans to focus on the 16 bridges connecting Northern Manhattan and the Bronx.
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Cyclists Pressure D.C. Council To Change Crash Law, But Passage Uncertain

Friday, November 07, 2014

A legislative effort to help pedestrians and bicyclists injured in D.C. traffic crashes seek compensation for their injuries has been postponed.
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Transportation Nation

Citi Bike Saved

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

New York City's troubled blue bike share system has a white knight. That means more bikes, more neighborhoods—and a higher cost of membership.
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Transportation Nation

Are The Roads Becoming More Dangerous For Bike Riders?

Monday, October 27, 2014

The number of bicyclists killed in crashes with cars is on the rise, according to a new report, reversing a downward trend going back three decades. But is it actually more dangerous?
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Transportation Nation

D.C. Police Crack Down On Bicycling Violations

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

WAMU
The Metropolitan Police Department is in the midst of a bicycling law enforcement spree, writing tickets for numerous violations.
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Transportation Nation

More Bike Racks Coming to Metro-North Trains

Monday, September 15, 2014

If you're riding the rails on Metro-North, soon it will be easier to bring your wheels along too.
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Transportation Nation

D.C. Streetcars Putting the Squeeze On Cyclists

Thursday, September 04, 2014

WAMU
New rule changes could mean D.C. bicyclists have to either ride down the middle of H Street — or avoid it altogether.
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Transportation Nation

Citi Bike Deal Delayed, But Expansion Slated for Next Year

Wednesday, September 03, 2014

While fending off questions about a delay in a deal to bailout Citi Bike, the city's transportation commissioner let herself be pinned down on one point: the system will expand in 2015.
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Equinox CEO on Citi Bike: I Can Confirm We're In Negotiations

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

While it's been widely reported that REQX Ventures is in talks to acquire a majority stake in Citi Bike, it's been difficult to get anyone involved in the negotiations to talk on the record about it. Until now.

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Transportation Nation

'Las Bicicletas' Hit NYC Streets

Tuesday, July 01, 2014

Large metal bike sculptures will start popping up in New York City on Wednesday. It's a public art installation that first premiered in Mexico City — and the artist hopes it will encourage more people to take up riding.

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Transportation Nation

NYC DOT: Public Plazas Should Be Everywhere — Not Just Manhattan

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

New York City's transportation commissioner said she wants to make sure street transformations like bike lanes and pedestrian plazas make it to all five boroughs — not just Manhattan.

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What's Missing On Bike To Work Day? Data.

Friday, May 16, 2014

D.C.'s Bike to Work Day festivities are expected to break records, and bike commuting in the District is on the rise. But advocates say bicyclists are undercounted, leading to a disproportionately low investment in the city's cycling infrastructure.

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Transportation Nation

Boise Bikes More Than New York

Thursday, May 08, 2014

Portland, Oregon, had the most bike commuters – more than six percent. Which shouldn't surprise anyone who's watched Portlandia. And while more people are biking to work overall, most people still drive. 

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Men Are From Midtown, Women Are From Brooklyn

Thursday, May 08, 2014

Bike share stations in Manhattan are predominantly used by men, while women prefer brownstone Brooklyn, the East Village and the Lower East Side.

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New York Has Sixth-Lowest Rate of Pedestrian and Cyclist Deaths

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Cities with lower fatality rates were Boston, Seattle, Washington DC, Colorado Springs and San Francisco.

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Company Behind Citi Bike Infrastructure Gets New Owner

Monday, April 14, 2014

The company behind much of Citi Bike’s hardware and software has a new owner.

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Freshkills Park To Open for Sneak Peeks

Friday, April 11, 2014

Once the world's largest landfill, it's now a 2,200-acre park.

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Tax Break for Bike Share?

Tuesday, April 01, 2014

Commute to work via bike share? Hold onto your receipts: one U.S. Senator wants bike share to be a tax-deductible expense.

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