Earth Policy Institute: U.S. Bike-Sharing Fleet More than Doubles in 2013

U.S. Bike-Sharing Fleet More than Doubles in 2013  Janet Larsen www.earth-policy.org/data_highlights/2013/highlights40 Earth Policy Release Data Highlight August 28, 2013 The opening of the San Francisco Bay Area bike share on August 29, 2013, brings the combined fleet of shared bikes in the United States above 18,000, more than a doubling since …

Placemaking News: Five Essential Elements of a Placemaking Campaign

  Forward Follow us Like us Five Essential Elements of a Placemaking Campaign If, as the saying goes, architecture is frozen music, then urban planning is composition, but Placemaking is improvisational street performance. It’s interactive, messy, inclusive, and you can never be quite sure what the result will be–but you …

CitiWire.Net: Neal Peirce on Billboard Spamming and Jay Walljasper on NYC Bikelash

      Opponents Sue to Stew Onrush of Flashing Digital Billboards By Neal Peirce Hardly a DriverIs Now AliveWho Passed On HillsAt 75Burma-Shave Once upon a time, advertising in America was fun. As a boy, I didn’t want to miss the Burma Shave jingles – one line per sign …

Earth Policy Release – Dozens of U.S. Cities Board the Bike-Sharing Bandwagon

Dozens of U.S. Cities Board the Bike-Sharing Bandwagon  Janet Larsen http://www.earth-policy.org/plan_b_updates/2013/update113 Earth Policy Release Plan B Update May 14, 2013 When New York City opened registration for its much anticipated public bike-sharing program on April 15, 2013, more than 5,000 people signed up within 30 hours. Eager for access to …

Earth Policy Release – Bike-Sharing Programs Hit the Streets in Over 500 Cities Worldwide

  Bike-Sharing Programs Hit the Streets in Over 500 Cities Worldwide  Janet Larsen http://www.earth-policy.org/plan_b_updates/2013/update112 Earth Policy Release Plan B Update April 25, 2013 Politicians, lobbyists, and tourists alike can ride bicycles along a specially marked lane between the White House and the U.S. Capitol, part of the 115 miles of …

Obama on Reddit, Crowdfunding Guns and Dirty Pictures – The Crowded Room Podcast

Top Stories Equity-based crowdfunding platform EarlyShares announced today that it acquired HelpersUnite from Crowdnetic. The acquisition of the donation-based platform reflects EarlyShares’ desire to expand its portfolio and jump into the crowdfunding space as soon as it can. EarlyShares CEO Maurice Lopes spoke with Crowdsourcing.org about the deal. OTHER HIGHLIGHTS …