News and Upcoming Events of the Week: #17

Image courtesy of Gizmodo UK

Image courtesy of Gizmodo UK

– Helicopter bicycle (see image above) developed by the Czechs (Gizmodo).
– Park your bike by a robot in Japan (Business Insider).
– Seattle has a public library on a bicycle (LA Times).
– Market St. bike barometer registers big numbers (SFGate).
– Growing bike culture improves local economy (model D).
– A week on a saddle of a Citi bikeshare (Daily News).
– Daily Show with John Stewart’s take on Citi Bikes (YouTube).

– East Bay Bike Party! this Friday.
– Midnight Mystery Ride this Saturday.
– Butter Lap every Wednesday at 7pm at the Ferry Bldg.

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One comment

  1. Dante

    Bike sharing in NY. That’s awesome!!! Hey if it works in Europe, why not here also? Gas prices are ridiculous and will continue to be ridiculous. I drove a 2002 Ford 6-cylinder to do my errands the other day and paid for $30 gas that only filled a little bit over 1/4 of the gas tank (it probably cost damn near $100 for a full tank). Near finishing my errands with plenty of stop-and-go traffic between Frisco and South SF, the empty gas light was already lighting up.

    We should definitely have a bike sharing program here in SF also. It will motivate the city to improve its bicycle infrastructure, that’s for sure.

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