A cherished city institution is adapting to keep the love of cycling going strong. Naked cycling, that is — Philadelphia's annual Naked Bike Ride is asking participants to mask up for safety.
Shareable bikes and electric scooters have continued to create issues for cities, prompting some to implement bans and regulations.
Detroit Bikes, a rare domestic maker of bicycles, could see business increase as a result of increased U.S. tariffs on Chinese bikes. But imported parts it relies on are also subject to higher taxes.
MoBike, China's first bike-share company, is worth $3 billion. "I personally like riding bicycles," says the company's 35-year-old president Hu Weiwei. "I was thinking, 'How can I bring bikes back?'"
Autonomous vehicles have gotten pretty good at detecting other cars and pedestrians. But "seeing" bikes and predicting what they'll do is still a challenge. The answer may lie in bikes themselves.
Radio Camper Mia Marshall talks with Chris Von Isenburg about what it is like to own Mock Orange Bikes. They discuss the shop's new location, as well as what Chris likes being a bike mechanic.
Ridership for U.S. bike-share programs was 10 times higher last year than it was in 2011 and, so far, only one traffic fatality is believed to have resulted from bike-share use.
As more people bike, cities are working on ways to keep them safe alongside cars. Now, transportation planners are turning to data from apps that cyclists and runners use to track themselves.
It's been an eventful 365 days for Kurt Searvogel. He got in two crashes, got married, had a heart scare — and averaged more than 200 miles of biking a day, topping a 75,065-mile record set in 1939.