Posts Tagged ‘bikes’

Why D.C.’s Bike Deserts Matter

Elevation DC has a great feature today on a concept that's not often discussed: bike shop deserts. A group calling itself the Black Thumb Collective is providing free bike maintenance to communities east of the Anacostia River to address the complete lack of bike shops there, akin to the food deserts we hear so much [...]

Next Wave of D.C. Cycling Infrastructure Will Be Pushy

To hear the District's biggest bike boosters tell it, cycling is on the right track—and four-wheeled road users are going to have to share a lot more of it soon.
Here's the background: infrastructure tailored specifically for cyclists has grown exponentially since 2001, when then-Mayor Anthony Williams set out to make D.C. a bike-friendly city. The [...]

Business Branding, Fixie Edition

Kwame has his Escalade. Red Bull has their cute little bugs. Lots of companies and candidates advertise their brand through their choice of transportation–but the salad and yogurt joint Sweetgreen is the first I've seen to put their logo on a grassy-colored fixed gear bike. This one, which sat locked outside the Dupont shop all [...]