Resources: Bike facilities

How to Provide Bike Shop Services Without Dedicated Space

Some large companies have prioritized cycling and have dedicated on-site bike shops. While that’s amazing for employees who need a bike, a bike repair or help with their commute, most employers simply don’t have the physical space. But, no worries! There are creative ways to offer bike services without having a permanent real estate for it. Here are our favorites.

Bike Tracking Tech

These days, big data is the holy grail for so many industries, and the transportation field is no exception. When fitness tracking app Strava released its “Global Heatmap,” it got so many calls from planners and activists that it packaged the data and now sells it as “Strava Metro.” Currently, 125 organizations around the world […]

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Bike Parking: Smart Developers Build for Bikes (And Their Owners)

Meet Jeff. He’s a 25-year old engineer who works long hours shaping the future of technology. He doesn’t own a car, but has four bicycles. He rides one to work, two on the weekends and keeps the fourth because he won it in a bet. Jeff’s neighbor is Leanne. She’s 31, a financial analyst, married […]

The Year Of The Bike: Our 2017 Predictions For Bike Commuting

By many accounts, 2016 was a challenging year—one that political pundits and social commentators will likely talk about for ages to come. But in spite of global turmoil, political upsets, and general uncertainty, we believe 2017 is shaping up to be a great year for bike commuting! Here are our predictions of what we’ll see […]