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  • The Monday Roundup (August 29, 2011)

    [For nearly three years now, I've been rounding up the bike news every Monday morning right here. It's been a good run, and I'm moving on to other adventures, including writing regularly at Grist and at my new blog, Taking the Lane. Keep in touch, and thanks for reading and sharing. And don't forget to [...]

  • The Monday Roundup (August 22, 2011)

    [Publisher's note: Thanks to the non-profit Community Vision and their annual Harvest Century (October 8th) for support of the Monday Roundup! - JM.]
    Here's the news that caught our eye this week:
    - "Why are American's driving less?" asks the Washington Post/Bloomberg business blog. It's important food for thought for transportation planning.
    - A new report details the [...]

  • The Monday Roundup (August 15, 2011)

    [Publisher's note: Thanks to the non-profit Community Vision and their annual Harvest Century (October 8th) for support of the Monday Roundup! - JM.]
    Here's the bike news from around the world that caught my eye this week:
    - The ban on bicycling in the casino town of Black Hawk, Colorado is now headed to that state's Supreme [...]

  • The Monday Roundup (August 8, 2011)

    Here's the news from around the world that caught my eye in the last week:
    - A look at the Slow Bike Movement, which means not just riding slowly, but purchasing a slow bicycle.
    - No slow bicycling here: A profile of a new bike courier company in bike-unfriendly Indianapolis.
    - A new report shows a clear relationship [...]

  • The Monday Roundup (August 1, 2011)

    Here's the bike news from around the world that caught my eye last week:
    - Oregon is home to a thriving artisan bicycle building economy, but it's hard to make a living that way.
    - A Sunday Opinion piece in the New York Times reflects on why America is so "manacled to the car" while Europe [...]

  • The Monday Roundup (July 25, 2011)

    Here's the bike news that caught my eye in the past week:
    - In Toronto, a thousand people turned out on bikes to protest the planned removal of a bike lane on a major street.
    - Los Angeles has passed a law that makes it illegal to physically or verbally harass anyone who is riding a [...]

  • The Monday Roundup (July 18, 2011)

    The bikes won! (see first item for explanation)

    Here's the bike news from around the world that caught our eye this week:
    - First, the fun news. LA's much hyped freeway closure this weekend resulted in traffic free streets throughout the city -- and a friendly, ad hoc race between contestants traveling across the city via plane [...]

  • The Monday Roundup (July 11, 2011)

    "Who said riding a bike had to be a white thing?"

    Here's the bike news from around the world that caught my eye this week:
    - As LA braces for the "Carmageddon" freeway closure next weekend, Santa Monica lifeguards have a different kind of traffic complaint -- bumper-to-bumper bike traffic on the beachfront path.
    - The true [...]

  • The Monday Roundup (July 5, 2011)

    Special Tuesday double edition! Here's the bike news from around the word that caught my eye in the last two weeks and one day:
    - A new study finds that cities with a high rate of bicycling enjoy safer streets -- and not just for people on bicycles.
    - Some parts of London now have [...]

  • The Monday Roundup (June 20, 2011)

    A design student claims that a bike helmet made of corrugated cardboard can outperform the regular helmets you buy at the store.

    Here's the bike news from around the world that caught my eye this week:
    - As gas prices rise, many are taking up bicycling to save money -- even in small towns and rural areas. [...]


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