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More protected bike lanes = more women cyclists, new study offers – Streetsblog NYC

More protected bike lanes = more women cyclists, new study offers – Streetsblog NYC

Protect them and they will bike. A new study reveals that women’s cycling increased 4 to 6 percent on roads as the city builds protected bike lanes, bolstering previous findings that dangerous streets are the main cause of the gender gap in cycling. Cross-referencing Citi Bike rider data with a map of the city’s bike …

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Kate Upton climbs an indoor rock climbing wall

If you’re looking for inspiration to switch up your exercise routine, check out Kate Upton’s Instagram. The actress constantly shows off her physical feats on the app, including glute-building exercises, pulling sleds, and most recently rock climbing. Upton posted two photos of herself indoor rock climbing wearing a blue T-shirt, black leggings, blue crew socks, …

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Police said Christopher Patton, a teen in Mississippi, was shot and killed in a “malign prank.”

Placeholder while loading article actions A Mississippi teen was fatally shot over the weekend during an alleged prank using what looked like real water pistols. Authorities in Jackson, Miss. said. On Saturday, three teenagers drove to a friend’s house on Village Drive, wearing ski masks and carrying water pistols resembling assault rifles, according to ABC …

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The bond market depends on the Federal Reserve doing less when it raises interest rates

Stock investors were afraid of rising bond yields, and now bond investors are spooked by the downside selling in the stock market. Markets are concerned about the weakness of the economy and are now pricing in the speculation that the Federal Reserve may not be able to raise interest rates as much as previously expected. …

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Little Traverse Wheelway: Take this bay-facing bike path at Petoskey State Park

Petoskey, Michigan – There are some Michigan bike trails that surprise you with their raw beauty – and then there are the ones you fall in love with a little more every time you pedal your favorite stretch. The Little Traverse Wheelway is among the latter for many cycling enthusiasts. Our beloved Michigan video above …

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Faded pop stars become e-commerce stars streaming live on Dwayne in China

While other Shanghainese strugglers with prolonged isolation and food shortages, Taiwanese actor Will Liu is going through the biggest moment of his career. It took a lockdown in China’s largest city for the 49-year-old singer and actor, formerly known as “Jay Chou’s close friend,” to finally find himself famous. Liu and wife Fifi Wang catapulted …

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Chinese buyers who don’t live indoors are getting rid of electric car price hikes

Xpeng, headquartered in Guangzhou, is one of several Chinese electric car companies that have begun to expand abroad. China advantage | Future Publishing | Getty Images BEIJING – In a sign that Chinese drivers are still willing to buy electricity, startup Xpeng said demand for its cars has offset the impact of higher prices. From …

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How communities are dealing with metro Detroit’s biggest cycling infrastructure challenges

Spinning bike wheels may be a fun diversion for many people, but for Detroiter Andrew Smith, they are a must. A resident of the city’s Woodbridge neighborhood, he makes a living from videography and a variety of other jobs and has been active in volunteer work with local bike organizations.Smith has never had a driver’s …

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I just speak my mind with a brush: ‘Teenage Jackson designs shoes

Under the bright light in his cottage home, 16-year-old Jamarious “Jay” Brown takes a regular pair of Air Force 1s and paints or designs whatever he can come up with. Sometimes he is free, letting his imagination run free, and other times he takes a picture or a request, and uses it to influence his …

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