Obama’s jobs plan, Congress proposes deep cuts to transportation, narrow streets can be more efficient, and more in today’s News & Notes.
Streetfilms takes a look at the country’s largest and most successful bike share program. Washington, DC’s Capital Bikeshare.
Video looks at the bike share system in Hangzhou China.
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.
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.
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. …
Denver launches bike sharing program, Denver B Cycle.
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…