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    Danish cycle superhighway

    He and his team saw potential in suburban commuters, most of whom use cars or public transportation to reach the city. “A typical cyclist uses the bicycle within five kilometers,” or about three miles, said Mr. Hansen, whose office keeps a coat rack of ponchos that bicycling employees can borrow in case of rain. “We thought: How do we get people to take longer bicycle rides?”

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    In Denmark, thanks to measures like the superhighway, commuters choose bicycles because they are the fastest and most convenient transportation option. “It’s not because the Danes are more environmentally friendly,” said Gil Penalosa, executive director of 8-80 Cities, a Canadian organization that works to make cities healthier. “It’s not because they eat something different at breakfast.”
    http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/18/wo...pagewanted=all

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    excellent news

    Movimento 5 Stelle (M5S)
    Rohloffs seen on the commute: 3

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    Man i wish more people rode bikes here in the US.. maybe it will take 8.00/gallon gas to do something like this..

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