biking

The U.S. Is Building a Bike Trail That Runs Coast-to-Coast Across 12 States

The U.S. Is Building a Bike Trail That Runs Coast-to-Coast Across 12 States

By Natalie Marchant The Great American Rail-Trail will be almost 6,000km when complete, and will serve 50 million people within 80km of the route. Trails have proved invaluable for recreation and transport during lockdown. Cycling and safe routes are vital for cities planning their post-pandemic recovery. Stretching almost 6,000km and crossing 12 states, the Great […]

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    Solar-Powered Floating Bike Trail Could Light Up Chicago River

    Solar-Powered Floating Bike Trail Could Light Up Chicago River

    Chicago—the most bike-friendly city in the U.S.—might be building a floating, solar-powered bike path atop its eponymous river to help bicyclists navigate the waterway 24/7. A floating bike trail on the Chicago River? Here's what it could look like https://t.co/oQQlEsb4Y3 pic.twitter.com/fHLTe9RTqO — Block Club Chicago (@BlockClubCHI) November 1, 2016 DNAinfo Chicago reported that the “RiverRide” […]

    This Wheel Turned My $50 Bicycle Into an Electric Bike

    This Wheel Turned My $50 Bicycle Into an Electric Bike

    My bike isn’t exactly what you’d call “nice.” I bought my humble three-speed for $50 bucks off Craigslist. I believe the original owner bought the bike for about twice that amount at Walmart. Over the summer, however, my second-hand Craiglist bike was converted into a fancy electric one thanks to EVELO’s Omni Wheel, a motorized […]

    Transportation Bill Drives Us to Deeper Oil Dependence

    Transportation Bill Drives Us to Deeper Oil Dependence

    Environment America On Jan. 31, Rep. John Mica (R-FL), chairman of the House of Representatives Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, officially introduced a major transportation reauthorization bill. The overall plan for the bill includes proposals to open the Atlantic and Pacific coasts as well as the pristine Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to drilling, and to open […]