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2014-05-12 16:20:51

WASHINGTON, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New York City had 0.8 percent of commuters bike to work, the U.S. Census Bureau reported today in a new brief focused on biking and walking to work. Nationally, 0.6 percent of workers commute by bike. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140512/86659 Since 2000, the percent of people who biked to work in New York, increased from 0.5 percent to 0.8 percent, according to 2008-2012 statistics from the American Community Survey. In addition,...

2014-05-12 16:20:46

WASHINGTON, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Seattle had among the highest percent of commuters who bike to work, the U.S. Census Bureau reported today in a new brief focused on biking and walking to work. Nationally, 0.6 percent of workers commute by bike. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140512/86671 Since 2000, the percent of people who biked to work in Seattle increased from 1.9 percent to 3.4 percent, according to 2008-2012 statistics from the American Community Survey. In...

2014-05-12 16:20:44

WASHINGTON, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Philadelphia had among the highest percent of commuters who bike to work, the U.S. Census Bureau reported today in a new brief focused on biking and walking to work. Nationally, 0.6 percent of workers commute by bike. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140512/86662 Since 2000, the percent of people who biked to work in Philadelphia increased from 0.9 percent to 2 percent, according to 2008-2012 statistics from the American Community...

2014-05-12 16:20:42

WASHINGTON, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Minneapolis had among the highest percent of commuters who bike to work, the U.S. Census Bureau reported today in a new brief focused on biking and walking to work. Nationally, 0.6 percent of workers commute by bike. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140512/86655 Since 2000, the percent of people who biked to work in Minneapolis increased from 1.9 percent to 4.1 percent, according to 2008-2012 statistics from the American Community...

2014-05-12 16:20:40

WASHINGTON, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Los Angeles had 1.0 percent of commuters bike to work, the U.S. Census Bureau reported today in a new brief focused on biking and walking to work. Nationally, 0.6 percent of workers commute by bike. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140512/86653 Since 2000, the percent of people who biked to work in Los Angeles increased from 0.6 percent to 1.0 percent, according to 2008-2012 statistics from the American Community Survey. In addition,...

2014-05-12 12:21:37

WASHINGTON, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Boston had among the highest percent of commuters who bike to work, the U.S. Census Bureau reported today in a new brief focused on biking and walking to work. Nationally, 0.6 percent of workers commute by bike. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140512/86649 Since 2000, the percent of people who biked to work in Boston increased from 1 percent to 1.7 percent, according to 2008-2012 statistics from the American Community Survey. In...

2014-05-12 12:21:34

WASHINGTON, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Chicago had 1.3 percent of commuters bike to work, the U.S. Census Bureau reported today in a new brief focused on biking and walking to work. Nationally, 0.6 percent of workers commute by bike. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140512/86650 Since 2000, the percent of people who biked to work in Chicago increased from 0.5 percent to 1.3 percent, according to 2008-2012 statistics from the American Community Survey. In addition, 6.4...

2014-05-08 12:21:40

WASHINGTON, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Many U.S. cities are seeing an increase in bicycle commuters, according to a U.S. Census Bureau report released today. Nationwide, the number of people who traveled to work by bike increased roughly 60 percent over the last decade, from about 488,000 in 2000 to about 786,000 during the 2008-2012 period. This is the largest percentage increase of all commuting modes tracked by the 2000 Census and the 2008-2012 American Community Survey....

2014-05-06 12:30:03

WASHINGTON, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In 1978, a joint congressional resolution established Asian/Pacific American Heritage Week. The first 10 days of May were chosen to coincide with two important milestones in Asian/Pacific American history: the arrival in the United States of the first Japanese immigrants (May 7, 1843) and contributions of Chinese workers to the building of the transcontinental railroad, completed May 10, 1869. In 1992, Congress expanded the observance...

2014-04-23 16:25:40

WASHINGTON, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In 1978, a joint congressional resolution established Asian/Pacific American Heritage Week. The first 10 days of May were chosen to coincide with two important milestones in Asian/Pacific American history: the arrival in the United States of the first Japanese immigrants (May 7, 1843) and contributions of Chinese workers to the building of the transcontinental railroad, completed May 10, 1869. In 1992, Congress expanded the...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.