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These 8 Depressing Bike Theft Statistics Show Just How Bad the Problem Is

A survey of Montreal riders finds that half of all active cyclists have their bikes stolen, and only 2.4 percent are recovered.

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The Woman Leading Salt Lake City's Transportation Revolution

Robin Hutcheson is part of a new class of female DOT heads stressing alternatives to cars.

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Finally, a Bag That Fits the Tiny Rack on Bike-Share Bikes

Never awkwardly stuff your backpack into a front rack again.

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How D.C. Set 3 Bad Bike Lane Precedents With a Single Decision

On M Street, the city has compromised rider safety, placed private interests above public, and let parking rule the day.

Ambitious Crowdfunding Goal of the Day: $2 Million for the Cardboard Bicycle

This world-changing invention is more expensive than we remembered.

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America's Most Bikeable Neighborhoods

And city rankings, based on Bike Score.

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Pimped Ride of the Day: A Motorcycle With a Jet Engine

This is sweet.

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The Bike You Pedal With Both Arms and Legs

Put all your limbs to use.

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A Cyclist's Lost Arm Becomes a Symbol of Reform in São Paulo

The mayor of Brazil's largest city pledges to stop the carnage. Will it work?

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In Minneapolis, Reducing Bike Crashes by Studying Them in Detail

A new analysis of accidents from 2000-2010 finds that drivers and riders share equal fault, but not equal suffering.

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2012's Biggest Transportation Successes

Amtrak posts a record year, California approves high-speed rail, and more.

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Animal Daredevil of the Day: A Cat on a Bike

A Philadelphia man cruises around with his cat on his shoulder.

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Bikeshare Stations Don't Have to Be Clunky

A Swiss design firm imagines elegant docking systems that blend into the urban mold.

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A Cross-Country Crusade Against Pointless Bike Deaths

The creators of "Spoke" will ride from San Francisco to Orlando exploring the hazards of riding in the United States.

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Could Bike GPS Actually Help You Get Your Stolen Bike Back?

Mobiloc says it's invented the first GPS-enabled bike lock.

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Accidental Curb Art of the Day: Mosquito Abatement Paint Dots

One S.F. designer sees beauty in the markings left behind on his city's storm drains.

There's a Riddle Hidden Within This Bike Rack

Rearrange the letters to see what you can spell.

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The Hidden Factor in Bike Commuting: Showers

People are much more likely to ride to work if they have a place to clean up once they get there.

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Bike as Paintbrush, City as Canvas

Elaborate bike rides "paint" GPS-enabled pictures on the streets of Baltimore.