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Doctors Now Prescribe Bike Share Memberships to Patients in Boston

Doctors Now Prescribe Bike Share Memberships to Patients in Boston

The City of Boston has officially enlisted bike sharing in the fight against obesity. Under the recently launched "Prescribe-a-Bike" program, Boston Medical Center doctors can now write low-income

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PHOTOS: We Turn a Regular Citi Bike into an Electric Bike with the New ShareRoller

PHOTOS: We Turn a Regular Citi Bike into an Electric Bike with the New ShareRoller

The ShareRoller is the world's first portable motor designed specifically for transforming Citi Bikes into electric bikes. The compact, 6-7 lb. device will be available for pre-order starting tomorrow as

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Bike Share Revolution: U.S. Fleet More than Doubles in 2013

Bike Share Revolution: U.S. Fleet More than Doubles in 2013

San Francisco's launch of Bay Area Bike Share has pushed the United States bicycle sharing fleet above 18,000, more than double the number of bikes in service since the beginning of the year. Bay Area

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Could the Citi Bike System Be Used to Generate Pedal-Powered Energy for NYC?

Could the Citi Bike System Be Used to Generate Pedal-Powered Energy for NYC?

The media has been all over the fact that opportunistic New Yorkers have been using docked Citi Bikes as their own personal exercise machines, but what if all of that pedal power could actually be put to

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6 Awesome Bike Sharing Schemes From Around the World

6 Awesome Bike Sharing Schemes From Around the World

BARCELONA Studies of Barcelona's acclaimed Bicing bike share program have found that the success of their biking scheme has reduced the region's annual CO2 emissions by 9,000 metric tonnes. Researchers

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Cornell University’s Big Red Bikes Program Brings Bike Sharing to the Renowned Campus

Cornell University’s Big Red Bikes Program Brings Bike Sharing to the Renowned Campus

In the works since 2008, the student organization Big Red Bikes unleashed 20 bikes in May 2011 that made up the initial fleet for the share program. Six months later, 20 more were added. Hopes are to

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New Study Shows That Bike Sharing Programs Actually Save Lives

New Study Shows That Bike Sharing Programs Actually Save Lives

We have long touted the benefits and general awesomeness of bike sharing. Not only are bikes a cheap and easy way to zip around cities, but swapping a gas-guzzling car for pedal-powered two-wheeler is

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Long Island and Connecticut Launch Bike Share Programs

Long Island and Connecticut Launch Bike Share Programs

Bike share programs seem to be on the rise everywhere except New York City (curses!), but the trend is slowly inching closer to the Big Apple with shares popping up in the municipalities of Long Beach,

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Boston Rolls out its ‘Hubway’ Bike Share Program!

Boston Rolls out its ‘Hubway’ Bike Share Program!

Boston's new bike-share program, dubbed the Hubway, officially launched yesterday with over 600 bicycles geared up and ready to rent. For those unfamiliar with the city's narrow and winding roads, it has

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MetroBike Uses Crowd-Sourced Bike Share Program to Figure Out Where Stations Should Go

MetroBike Uses Crowd-Sourced Bike Share Program to Figure Out Where Stations Should Go

Arlington County and MetroBike are currently in the process of scaling up the area’s bike share service by doubling the amount of stations, but instead of figuring it out themselves, they’re asking

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Washington DC Launches Largest Bikeshare in US

Washington DC Launches Largest Bikeshare in US

Yesterday morning a swarm of identical bright red bikes flew through the streets of Washington DC on their inaugural ride. Marking the start of the Capital Bikeshare program the cycles are part of a new

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