News & Notes

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Obama’s jobs plan, Congress proposes deep cuts to transportation, narrow streets can be more efficient, and more in today’s News & Notes.

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Montréal plans its first Woonerf, Connecticut looks to TOD to increase housing and building jobs, World Map of Bike Sharing, and more in today’s News & Notes.

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What a Mayor should know before launching a bike-share program, the relationship between public spaces and the struggle for civil liberties, downtown Pawtucket, Israel lowers transit fares to encourage use, and more in today’s News & Notes.

Bike Share coming to NYC

In Other Cities, Transportation by Matthew CoolidgeLeave a Comment

Image from flickr According to blog Commute By Bike, “the City That Never Sleeps has officially requested proposals from private companies with the expectation of implementing a twenty-four hour, 365 day-a-year bike share program by the spring of 2012.” While the plan is still in the proposal phase, there are a few interesting elements of the report and the RFP. …

New RISD Bike Sharing Program

In Bicycles, Colleges/Universities by Bret Ancowitz1 Comment

The Brown Daily Herald, which is actually an excellent source for Providence metro news, reports on a new bike sharing program for RISD students which they may aim to expand if it’s successful. We need more of these all around the city…