Tag Archives: Beijing

Beijing Bike Share

Beijing to install 500 bike rental kiosks with 20,000 bikes to encourage bike use and ease traffic jams in the city. Beijing transportation officials say they’ll also install bike lanes, although residents say bike lanes are often used by cars. More –> Xinhua: More rental bikes, subway lines to ease Beijing traffic congestion. Via Transportation read more »

Jhong: Bicycle Culture Revolution

“Chinese Bike Culture” once meant millions of Chinese cruising wide bike boulevards on black and basic commuter bikes equipped with fenders, chaincases, heavy duty racks, and sturdy double kickstands. The bicycle was the preferred mode of urban transportation nationwide, with right of way at intersections and ample parking on wide sidewalks. These days, though, public read more »