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Cycling is a powerful tool to improve transportation and access in cities around the world. Many international agreements encourage cycling growth as a strategy to improve air quality, and NGOs and governments have developed guidance on how to implement specific pro-cycling policies. However, it is often unclear which policies will prove most successful in different…

Micromobility — a Macro-Solution. E-bikes, e-scooters, and other person-sized shared micromobility can help cities reduce emissions, improve access to transit, better use precious public space, and clean up urban air quality. This Climate Week event discussed how cities can maximize these benefits–changing the playing field and reducing barriers to access low carbon-intensive transport modes. Well-managed,…

March in Buenos Aires marks the roll out of the city’s newest bike share program. Building off a small, manual system from 2010, the new Ecobici features an expanded coverage area, 24-hour service, and 200 new automated stations. Ecobici users are expected to take nearly 36,000 daily trips and over a million trips a year….

Late last month, Lanzhou joined the ever-growing bike-share boom as it launched China’s latest public bike system. Exceeding expectations, the first phase of Lanzhou’s bike-share brings 111 stations, 2,795 docks and 2,000 bikes to the city’s downtown Chenguan District. A modern, high-tech system, all stations are equipped with automatic docks and the system shares an access card…

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