Velib in Paris – Wheels are coming off…

The wheels are coming off the track for the Vélib bicycle programme in Paris, a subject I have been following since its inception. According to this BBC write-up (taken in turn from Le Parisien), the Parisians seem to have taken … Continue reading

Barcelona’s City Bicycle Program – Nice Bicing

Barcelona features–like Paris’ oh so grey Vélib or London’s bright yellow OYBike–a city-sponsored rent-a-bicycle-easily program called Bicing. The small-wheeled red bicycles (photo to right) can be remarked easily, being ridden by mostly Barcelona citizens on grey days and sunny days … Continue reading

Strikes in Paris, Blogger & Yankees

With a transport strike in Paris now underway, a breakdown with Blogger today (although it wasn’t exactly a strike, it almost felt like it) and the general strikeout by the Yankees (and maybe soon the Red Sox in the ALCS), … Continue reading

Velib – new service to rent bicycles in Paris.

English Version (version française ci-dessous): En velo tout lemonde!! I have just found out, via This French Life blog, about the “Velib” service that goes into effect in Paris this Sunday – a day after the 14th July celebrations and … Continue reading