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Bike Share Review: San Antonio Adventures

By Maryellen Tighe My girlfriend and I visited San Antonio for a weekend in October. Both of us are frequent bicyclists. Missing our usual morning rides, we decided to try the San Antonio B-Cycle program. We were impressed on Friday … Continue reading

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Bike Share Review: Getting Around The Mile High City

By Micheline Maynard Denver is known for its Nuggets, the Broncos and its mountains. But many of us don’t automatically think of it as a bike sharing city. However, the system known as Denver B-Cycle has a regular rider in … Continue reading

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Bike Share Review: A Lunchtime Ride In Chicago

Listen to Roger Talk About Divvy Bikes By Micheline Maynard Last month, I visited Chicago to check out Divvy Bikes and see what cyclists think of the new bike sharing program. As I was driving through West Town at lunch … Continue reading

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Bike Share Review: Riding In The Nation’s Capitol

By Micheline Maynard Curbing Cars backer Michael Leland is an avid cyclist who spends lots of time on the road in Wisconsin, where he is the news director for Wisconsin Public Radio. In our inaugural Bike Share Review, Michael writes … Continue reading

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Have You Tried Out Bike Sharing? Send Us Your Bike Share Review

By Micheline Maynard It’s been the summer of bike sharing! This week, Bay Area Bike Share (or as we’re thinking of it, BABS) kicked off in the San Francisco area. Meanwhile, Chicago is getting to know Divvy Bikes, and New … Continue reading

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A Tale Of Two Cities – And Two Bike Sharing Systems

By Micheline Maynard During my week in Montreal and Toronto, I had my eye out for evidence of bike sharing. I didn’t have to look far in Montreal, which is considered one of the world’s top bike friendly cities. Toronto … Continue reading

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We Want To Hear Your Stories. Write For Curbing Cars

Curbing Cars is telling stories of how people are rethinking the way they get around. And who better to tell those stories than you? We offer these opportunities for you to write for us. Send your ideas to curbingcars@gmail.com. All … Continue reading

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Your Guide To Sounding Like A Native, Anywhere

It always seems like everyone else has an accent, but no matter where you’re from, culture has a way of influencing its development. One of the clearest ways to tell that someone is a transplant from somewhere else is by … Continue reading

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In Chicago, A Look At Divvy’s First Year — And A Contest

By Micheline Maynard Although New York’s Citi Bikes grabbed most of the bike share spotlight in 2013, Chicago’s Divvy bike share system racked up some pretty significant numbers during its first year. The city released a flood of data earlier … Continue reading

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Academic Resources

Curbing Cars’ research director Rick Meier has compiled this list of background resources for following the evolving transportation landscape. Additional suggestions? Please email us at curbingcars@gmail.com. Journals & Periodicals  Journals   ●      Accident Analysis and Prevention   ●      Annals of … Continue reading

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