Bicycle http://kalw.org en Today on Your Call: Why are more people biking to work today? And how is it affecting our cities? http://kalw.org/post/today-your-call-why-are-more-people-biking-work-today-and-how-it-affecting-our-cities <p>On today's Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about bike commuting, which is on the rise in many cities around the world.&nbsp; A US Census Bureau Survey shows a 66% increase in bicycle commuters from 2002 to 2010.&nbsp; What are the policies and infrastructures that make this possible?&nbsp; And does bike commuting make our cities better? Join us at 10am Pacific or post a comment here.&nbsp; What are your bike-to-work stories?&nbsp; It’s Your Call with Rose Aguilar, and you.</p><p style="MARGIN: 0px; FONT: 14px Verdana"><b><span style="LETTER-SPACING: 0px"><b>Guests</b></span></b></p> Thu, 18 Oct 2012 15:43:34 +0000 Ali Budner 18181 at http://kalw.org Today on Your Call: Why are more people biking to work today? And how is it affecting our cities? The Sharing Economy: Bilingual Bike Repair in Fruitvale http://kalw.org/post/sharing-economy-bilingual-bike-repair-fruitvale <p class="p1">Bike culture in the Bay Area runs the gamut, from high performance racing to hipster fixies. Keeping a bike can be an expensive hobby, and as with cars, some people use their bikes as an extension of their personal style.</p><p class="p1">At <a href="http://www.colectivelo.org/">ColectíVelo</a>, a community bike shop in East Oakland, bicycles are still seen for their primary purpose: transportation. The shop provides free space and tools, bike repair training in Spanish and English, and access to bicycles for those with low incomes.</p> Mon, 06 Aug 2012 20:28:49 +0000 14602 at http://kalw.org The Sharing Economy: Bilingual Bike Repair in Fruitvale