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The Monday Roundup: The truth about distracted walking, scooter lovers and haters, the CIA’s 3D-printed bike, and more

by on May 21st, 2018 at 8:48 am

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Welcome to Monday.

Here are the best stories we came across in the past seven days…

Leveling the mobility playing field: People who struggle to make ends meet face a major barrier without access to quality transportation — and Trump’s welfare plan does nothing to change that.

Bike tech: Wired Magazine reminds us that more driving won’t save us and bicycles are all the transportation technology cities need.
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The Monday Roundup: War on Waze, Seabulls, e-bike subsidies, and more

by on May 14th, 2018 at 9:32 am

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Grab your friends and family and head to Portland’s bike park on June 2nd for the Gateway Green Mountain Bike Festival and Take a Kid MTB’ing Day!

Welcome to Monday.

Before we delve into another week, let’s catch up with the best stories from the previous one…

Residents only: A town in New Jersey has taken the awesome step of restricting access on some residential streets in order to get them off the Waze app and prevent drivers from cutting-through. It’s either this or physical diverters on every street. Take your pick, city leaders!
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The Monday Roundup: Car blindness, dockless principles, Idaho Stop in Colorado, and more

by on April 30th, 2018 at 9:57 am

Here are the best stories we came across last week.

Before we jump in, I want you to know that this week’s Monday Roundup is sponsored by Splendid Cycles, an excellent source for cargo bikes that will redefine how you travel.
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The Monday Roundup: Fair road prices, Lance settles, sidewalk battles, and much more

by on April 23rd, 2018 at 10:29 am


Welcome to the week.

Here are the best stories we came across in the past seven days…
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The Monday Roundup: The scofflaw truth, disengaged drivers, traffic law sanctuary, and more

by on April 16th, 2018 at 9:36 am

This week’s Monday Roundup is sponsored by the Cannon Beach Fat Bike Festival (4/20 – 4/22) — three affordable days of rides and fun activities on the Oregon Coast!

Here are the best stories we came across in the past seven days…
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The Monday Roundup: Uber’s big Jump, crash journalism 101, calling BS on Mercedes Benz ad, and more

by on April 9th, 2018 at 9:28 am

Welcome to Monday.

This week’s Roundup is brought to you by Cycle Oregon’s Weekender (July 13-15) — a two-day bike bash based at University of Oregon in Eugene.

Here are the best stories we came across in the past seven days…
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The Monday Roundup: Bright lights, a dream IKEA, chop shops, and more

by on April 2nd, 2018 at 12:06 pm


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Welcome to April.

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The Monday Roundup: A car vending machine, pro bike x-rays, a very strong woman, and more

by on March 26th, 2018 at 10:07 am

Here are the most noteworthy stories we came across last week…

Uber’s epic fail: There was a ton of great reporting and hot takes on Uber’s Tempe tragedy last week. The most interesting piece we came across was this in-depth analysis from an AV expert who said, “This will set Uber’s efforts back considerably, and that may very well be the best thing.”

Car vending machine: Ford is behind a cat-themed machine in China that allows people to walk up and buy a car.

Bike summit recap: We didn’t make it to the National Bike Summit in Washington D.C. this year, so we were happy to find this short-but-sweet recap from Bicycle Times Magazine.
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The Monday Roundup: A deadly Uber, better bus stops, a new Surly, and more

by on March 19th, 2018 at 10:06 am

Welcome to a new week.

Here are the best stories we came across in the past seven days…

A sign of humanity: Read this tale from New York about how a woman’s bike theft-inspired sign sparked a karma loop that began in her neighborhood and reached across continents.
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The Monday Roundup: Transit’s tech gap, changing speeds, virtual racing, and more

by on March 12th, 2018 at 9:46 am

Welcome to the week. Here are the best stories we came across in the past seven days…

Stop killing kids: A horrible and preventable traffic tragedy on a street in Park Slope, Brooklyn has spurred outrage that some are comparing to the “Kindermoord” movement in Amsterdam. Thousands are expected at the Kids March for Safe Streets today.
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