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Mayor wants to ban diesel vehicles in central Paris - FRANCE 24

Mayor wants to ban diesel vehicles in central Paris - FRANCE 24 | Cycle and recyle (UK, DE, FR). | Scoop.it
Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo revealed plans on Sunday to ban diesel vehicles in the French capital entirely by 2020 and to limit the number of cars allowed in an effort to curtail pollution in the city centre.
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Zero-waste bloggers: the millennials who can fit a year's worth of trash in a jar

Zero-waste bloggers: the millennials who can fit a year's worth of trash in a jar | Cycle and recyle (UK, DE, FR). | Scoop.it
These bloggers treasure taking a sleek, modern approach to reducing waste in their efforts to save the planet – but they face their fair share of criticism, too
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Just How Big of a Problem Is Drunk Biking?

Just How Big of a Problem Is Drunk Biking? | Cycle and recyle (UK, DE, FR). | Scoop.it
An alarming report making its way through the Dutch media requires a closer look.
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An Energy Diet for a Healthy Planet - Part II

An Energy Diet for a Healthy Planet - Part II | Cycle and recyle (UK, DE, FR). | Scoop.it
Global energy losses in electricity generation (twh, yr 2000)



I’ve written before about how efficiency is not the enemy of resiliency and the benefits of going al
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ELSEWHERE: Bikes may outnumber cars in London's AM peak by 2019

ELSEWHERE: Bikes may outnumber cars in London's AM peak by 2019 | Cycle and recyle (UK, DE, FR). | Scoop.it
Who doesn't get it at this point?  Invest in bike infrastructure, and people will use it... less people driving and more people biking on dedicated infrastructure will ease congestion and produc
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Blue-sky thinking tackles megacity pollution

Blue-sky thinking tackles megacity pollution | Cycle and recyle (UK, DE, FR). | Scoop.it
Mexico City was labeled the most polluted on the planet during the early 1990s, but it is making efforts to improve the air quality for its 20 million populace.
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Munich Faces the Possibility of Partying Its River to Death

Munich Faces the Possibility of Partying Its River to Death | Cycle and recyle (UK, DE, FR). | Scoop.it
The beautiful Isar River is groaning under the weight of parties, barbecues, and trash, say environmentalists.
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SFU study finds higher “Bike Score” in cities equals more cyclists on the road - SFU News - Simon Fraser University

SFU study finds higher “Bike Score” in cities equals more cyclists on the road - SFU News - Simon Fraser University | Cycle and recyle (UK, DE, FR). | Scoop.it
RT @YuriArtibise: #SFU study finds higher “#BikeScore” in cities equals more cyclists on the road https://t.co/ZSwyfP30Ns @sfunews https://…
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Hiplok Gold Superbright wearable bicycle lock review

Hiplok Gold Superbright wearable bicycle lock review | Cycle and recyle (UK, DE, FR). | Scoop.it
One thing matters more than most, with bicycle commuting: Safety. Safe riding, and a safe and secure place to leave your bike at your destination. The NEW Superbright series from UK-based Hiplok is all about fulfilling that need.
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Every word in this anti-bike rant, including "and" and "the" is wrong.

Every word in this anti-bike rant, including "and" and "the" is wrong. | Cycle and recyle (UK, DE, FR). | Scoop.it
Jim Kenzie of the Toronto Star yells at clouds.
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Road rage: why do bike riders make car drivers see red?

Road rage: why do bike riders make car drivers see red? | Cycle and recyle (UK, DE, FR). | Scoop.it
New South Wales' new tougher bike laws reveal an ongoing war of the roads.
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The Complex Ecosystems of Cities, Where Plants Meet Politics

The Complex Ecosystems of Cities, Where Plants Meet Politics | Cycle and recyle (UK, DE, FR). | Scoop.it
Understanding ecological networks means more than counting trees, and could lead to better urbanism.
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Denmark, The Little Country With Big Renewable Energy Goals

Denmark, The Little Country With Big Renewable Energy Goals | Cycle and recyle (UK, DE, FR). | Scoop.it
The small country of Denmark (pop. 5.6 million) is making a big commitment to renewables. In the early 1970s imported oil supplied 92 percent of Denmark’s energy.
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Pedal Worship: Portland’s Velo Cult Is Future Of Bike Retail

Pedal Worship: Portland’s Velo Cult Is Future Of Bike Retail | Cycle and recyle (UK, DE, FR). | Scoop.it
Velo Cult represents a new kind of 'retail experience,' combining a bike shop with a community hub containing a bar (coffee and beer), a stage, and a theater in the basement for events.
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Thoughts on the contagiousness of biking ahead of National Bike Month | BikeShopHub Blog

Thoughts on the contagiousness of biking ahead of National Bike Month | BikeShopHub Blog | Cycle and recyle (UK, DE, FR). | Scoop.it
Contagiousness is an unexpected property of all kinds of things, and we have to remember that if we are to recognize and diagnose epidemic change. -Malcolm
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How the Bicycle Helped Invent Flight

How the Bicycle Helped Invent Flight | Cycle and recyle (UK, DE, FR). | Scoop.it
And other insights from “The Mechanical Horse,” Margaret Guroff’s new cultural history of cycling.
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Fixed Gear Bamboo Bikes - Boston Commons High Tech Network

Fixed Gear Bamboo Bikes - Boston Commons High Tech Network | Cycle and recyle (UK, DE, FR). | Scoop.it
C O N T E N T S: KEY TOPICS Tags: bamboo bike, City Bikes, custom bikes, electric bike, fixed gear bike.(More…) This affordabl
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How to complain about bad bike infrastructure

How to complain about bad bike infrastructure | Cycle and recyle (UK, DE, FR). | Scoop.it
I was cycling along Nutgrove Avenue in Rathfarnham on Tuesday evening, and came across the following newly installed traffic light pole.
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Study proves businesses can save money with last mile cargobike delivery

Study proves businesses can save money with last mile cargobike delivery | Cycle and recyle (UK, DE, FR). | Scoop.it
A European research project dubbed Pro E-bike has concluded that global logistics businesses could achieve huge cost and Co2 savings “in almost every case” if they switched to e-cargo b…
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Eco-Counter Records Bicycle Count Growth

Eco-Counter Records Bicycle Count Growth | Cycle and recyle (UK, DE, FR). | Scoop.it
French company, Eco-Counter, releases data showing bike counts growing at a rate faster than the human population.
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Intelligent mobility needs walking and cycling

Intelligent mobility needs walking and cycling | Cycle and recyle (UK, DE, FR). | Scoop.it
Intelligent mobility has become a bit of a buzz phrase of late with everyone from the UK Government to the motor industry getting on board. But what does it actually mean?
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Five dark drug secrets from oh-so proper Germany

Five dark drug secrets from oh-so proper Germany | Cycle and recyle (UK, DE, FR). | Scoop.it
If you've been to a club in Berlin or Munich, you know Germans aren't shy about indulging in illegal pleasures. Here are five dark German drug secrets you didn't know about.
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Bike bits protected by magnets in new security system

Bike bits protected by magnets in new security system | Cycle and recyle (UK, DE, FR). | Scoop.it
Hexlox is a system that's applied to a bike's existing hex bolts, reportedly making its components almost impossible to steal ... without the proper key, that is.
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The world's best cities for millennials

The world's best cities for millennials | Cycle and recyle (UK, DE, FR). | Scoop.it
From affordable housing and transport to thriving job markets and culture, here’s our pick of the hottest spots for a good life
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Cycling: how to conquer the commute

Cycling: how to conquer the commute | Cycle and recyle (UK, DE, FR). | Scoop.it
http://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/bike-blog/2016/mar/10/cycling-how-to-conquer-the-commute Commuting by bike is a...
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