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Bike News Review – 12/14/14

Paris to Cut Cars, Double Bike Lanes by 2020
Bicycling Magazine – 12/12/14
aris took a huge leap up our roster of Top International Bike-Friendly Cities on Sunday when Mayor Anne Hidalgo announced plans to cut out cars from the city center by 2020. In a statement to the French press, the city’s first female mayor vowed to fight rampant pollution by outright banning diesel-fuel vehicles within Paris and regular (non-electric, non-hybrid) cars from the city’s more polluted downtown roads.

‘Bicycle Re-Cycle’ program offers Lake residents free, unclaimed bike
My Fox Orlando – 12/11/14
Throw out a bicycle in Lake County and you may be making a donation without even knowing it. Workers at the Lake County Landfill have dozens of recycled bicycles ready to go to new homes just in time for the holidays. A few years ago workers like Patricia Cotoia noticed usable bikes going into the landfill and thought “that it was a waste and they could be re-purposed for people who need them.”

Tired of being bumped, Caltrain bike commuters push for more space
Peninsula Press – 12/10/14
Bike ridership on Caltrain has more than tripled in the past decade, according to research from the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition. In both 2009 and 2011, Caltrain increased bike capacity; but bike ridership is still on the rise, up 19.6 percent from last year. Roughly 13 percent of passengers bring a bicycle on the train.

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