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Browsing the "bikes" Tag

Designing a Bike by Committee for the People of Bordeaux

February 15th, 2012 | by Glenn Meyers

Last November, the City of Bordeaux in France asked citizens to make suggestions on what they would like to see included in the design of a new town bike. More than 300 citizens shared their ideas, which designer Philippe Starck has now used as the inspiration for what has been provisionally called the City PIBAL Streamer - an interesting concept where riders can either sit and pedal like on a traditional bike, or stand on the platform and use it like a scooter


7 Cleantech Consumer Products

November 25th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

I scroll through thousands of articles on dozens of sites so that you don’t have to 😀 1. Solar-Powered, Energy-Efficient [&hellip


Solar Roadways (the company) to Build Solar Panel Parking Lot (+ Top Transportation Stories)

August 17th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

Solar roads have been a dream of countless cleantech lovers for awhile now. And there's actually a company with the name Solar Roadways. We've written about the potential of solar roads and solar bike lanes a number of times over the years, but there's news out now that Solar Roadways has received a $750,000 grant from the Federal Highway Administration to build a parking lot in Idaho paved with solar panels, the most practical application of the idea I've heard of in the


Hertz Now Offers Electric Bicycle Rentals! (in London)

June 25th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

You know electric bikes are getting somewhere when rental car agencies like Hertz start offering them instead of cars. Hertz has actually been trying to develop and show a green side lately. It's made a number of announcements about solar installations on its facilities. But I didn't expect it to get into the electric bicycle arena


Top 20 Cleantech News & Commentary (April 5)

April 5th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

Following up on my first cleantech and politics roundup yesterday, here are 20 more great or important stories from the past day or so. I've decided to also bold the stories I think are the most worth checking out


Transportation in 2010

January 10th, 2010 | by Zachary Shahan

Transportation is one of the biggest parts of our lives, whether we think about it or not. How will 2010 [&hellip



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