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  1. News - World - TRANSPORT

    London Tube strike causes chaos as commuters scramble for buses, taxis and bicycles

    Posted Apr 29th 2014, 10:26pm by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in London London travellers in rush-hour scramble for buses, taxis and bicycles Tube strike causes commuter chaos Londoners struggled to get to work yesterday as a 48-hour Tube strike led to cancellations and delays that pushed commuters to compete for bus seats and rental bicycles. The walkout called by the Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers' union (RMT) over ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1500210/london-tube-strike-causes-chaos-commuters-scramble-buses-taxis-and
  2. News - World - TRANSPORT

    Some bumps for New York's new bike-sharing programme

    Posted May 29th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... of The Friends of Petrosino Square, said: "I have no concern over whether their programme is successful or not. I favour bicycles, but not at the expense of parks and also not the history ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1248322/some-bumps-new-yorks-new-bike-sharing-programme
  3. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Crash prevention system to be deployed on public buses

    Posted Jun 15th 2014, 03:47pm by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com System that can detect pedestrians, bikes and speed limits- and warn drivers- is set to be installed in three public vehicles this month Buses to road-test safety technology Tests on a crash prevention system that can detect pedestrians and bicycles and read roadside speed-limit signs will be extended to public buses this month. Three buses of New World First ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1533309/crash-prevention-system-be-deployed-public-buses
  4. Business - China Business - TRANSPORT

    Chinese riders go green with electric bikes, but also live dangerously

    Posted May 17th 2014, 02:02am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg Riders go green, but live dangerously Electric bicycles are China's answer to the Prius because they're green, they're zippy and they're cheap. They are also ... a consulting firm, which estimates that another 249 million will be sold there by 2020. Traffic police treat them like bicycles and riders zip alongside cars and trucks- without ever passing road ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1513852/chinese-riders-go-green-electric-bikes-also-live-dangerously
  5. News - World - TRANSPORT

    Barcelona's bike sharing programme the world's best, says US think tank

    Posted Dec 06th 2013, 09:11pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse US think tank says successful programmes use comfortable, commuter-style bicycles Barcelona's bike sharing system rated the best Barcelona boasts the world's most successful bicycle share programme, according to a report that lays out the secrets of getting more people out and about on two wheels. Every day, the Spanish Mediterranean city's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1374741/barcelonas-bike-sharing-programme-worlds-best-says-us-think-tank
  6. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    New cycle lane in Hung Hom … but not for long

    Posted Apr 25th 2014, 10:49am by Ada Lee

    ... of a bicycle- are used in countries such as the United States and Canada to indicate lanes that can be shared equally by cars and cycles. Known as sharrows- a shared lane marked by arrows- such markings ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1496540/new-cycle-lane-hung-hom-not-long
  7. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Cyclists blame policy for keeping bikes off public transport

    Posted May 07th 2013, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... ride on buses, MTR Government policy that discourages cycling in Hong Kong is also keeping bicycles off public transport, cyclists say. Train and bus operators accept bicycles but impose strict ... bicycle. Kowloon Motor Bus says bicycles should also be "properly packed", while New World First Bus and Citybus say they should be "packed with a bag". Hong Kong Cycling ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1231604/hong-kong-cyclists-blame-policy-keeping-bikes-public-transport
  8. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Hong Kong named ‘best city in the world for commuters’

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 11:10am by Ada Lee

    ... the roadside nitrogen dioxide level has increased by a quarter since 2006. Hong Kong Cycling Alliance chairman Martin Turner said Hong Kong had great potential to become a bicycle-friendly city because ... it strived to promote bicycle-friendly environment in rural areas, new towns and new development areas and was carrying out a comprehensive review of the city’s cycling policy. The Environmental ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1463043/hong-kong-best-city-world-commuters
  9. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Cycling group calls for more bike-park spaces after government crackdown

    Posted Apr 26th 2013, 12:00am by Johnny Tam

    ... for parking changes after seizures A cycling group wants the government to review its policy on bicycle parking spaces after officials seized dozens of bikes parked illegally outside the Tai Wai MTR station yesterday. Twenty officers from three departments removed the bicycles, which were not parked in designated areas, on Mei Tin Road, outside the station's E exit, at about 10am ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1223059/cycling-group-calls-more-bike-park-spaces-after-government-crackdown
  10. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Cyclists see open roads up ahead

    Posted May 07th 2013, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com Talks under way on allowing access to more streets, as bicycle group criticises Transport Department for lack of planning on the issue Cyclists see open roads up ahead Cyclists might be able to ride on more Hong Kong roads if discussions between the government and a bicycle group bear fruit. The Hong Kong Cycling Alliance is talking to transport ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1231689/cyclists-see-open-roads-ahead

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