Tag Archives: multi-modal transportation

Word on the street: Bill Tracy, Metro Cyclery, San Diego

Bill Tracy sells Brompton and Tern folding bikes. He commutes to work using a combination of bicycle, car and trolley. Here’s how you find Bill Tracy’s two-year old bicycle shop. In the continental United States, go as far west as … Continue reading

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Bicycles begin at the end of many (rail) lines

Back in February, I discussed multi-modal transportation and how Russ and Laura had decided to combine their Bromptons with passenger rail to travel the United States. Looks like their trip begins this month. I was thinking about them today when … Continue reading

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Redefining the American road trip

Folding bicycles have been used in war, stored in car trunks and small apartments and employed as the solution to the “last-mile problem,” the distance between one’s home or work and a mass transit stop. Bridging the last-mile problem usually … Continue reading

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