mobi – Vancouver’s upcoming bike share

There’s finally a name to Vancouver’s upcoming bike share and it’s mobi. [Cue the Moby music accompaniment]

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That’s about all the info there is so far. However, you can sign up to become a founding member for a special annual price starting from $99/year for unlimited 30-minute bike share rides.

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Toronto 2013 – Around the Royal York

At the end of September, I had the chance to be in Toronto for a work-related meeting.  The weather in Vancouver had already an added crispness while Toronto was still hovering in the low 20’s and high teens for temperature. It had been at least 4 years since I last visited Toronto itself.  I had flown through Pearson International Airport a few times, but I … Continue reading Toronto 2013 – Around the Royal York

Bonne fête à Velib

http://www.streetfilms.org/archives/velib%E2%80%99/ Another excellent video by the folks at StreetFilms.org.  This time the video is from Paris and features the now one-year old “Velo Liberte” or better known as “Velib.” Ever since Paris started this experiment in bike sharing, it’s been the focus of many articles and blogs on cycling.  The numbers are quite amazing: over 20,000 bicycles spread across 1,451 stations within central Paris.  They … Continue reading Bonne fête à Velib