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2013-08-23 23:04:45

Glass Eats, a Yelp-powered Restaurant app along with a Toronto Transit app and a BIXI bike-sharing app launch today as new Glassware for Google Glass. Toronto, Ontario, Canada (PRWEB) August 23, 2013 Toronto may be the most Google Glass-friendly city in the world with the launch of three new apps that enhance city living. Glass Explorers in Toronto, and those visiting the city, are now able to get restaurant suggestions from Yelp, check on TTC transit times, and find nearby bikes for rent...

2011-05-18 13:34:00

OTTAWA, May 18 /PRNewswire/ - The Capital BIXI bike share service officially kicked off today. Residents and visitors in the core of Canada's Capital will have 24/7 access to 100 bikes located at 10 stations in downtown Ottawa and Gatineau. "The National Capital Commission (NCC) is proud to add another important building block to the cycling infrastructure in the core of Canada's Capital," said Marie Lemay, Chief Executive Officer at the NCC. "The NCC has been in the cycling business...

2011-04-28 19:42:00

MONTREAL, April 28 /PRNewswire/ - London Mayor Boris Johnson will offer a one-of-a-kind BIXI as a wedding gift to Prince William and Kate Middleton. ''It is a tandem version of the traditional BIXI bicycle developed jointly by Michel Dallaire and Devinci Cycles which we delivered at the request of our London partner, Serco'' declared Roger Plamondon, Chairman of the board at Public Bike System Company. The regal tandem maintains the distinguished silhouette, visual signature, and...

2011-04-21 18:02:00

MONTREAL, April 21 /PRNewswire/ - The mayor of Boston, Mr. Thomas Menino, announced from the City Hall Plaza earlier today that the City of Boston has selected Public Bike System Company (PBSC) for the supply of their new bike-share system, dubbed "Hubway".  The system will be launched in early July. Following Capital Bikeshare's successful launch last year in the American capital, it is now the City of Boston's turn to adopt the PBSC system and offer a practical and ecological...

2010-09-20 09:43:00

MONTREAL, Sept. 20 /PRNewswire/ - Following a successful pilot project in the Canadian capital of Ottawa, and the triumphant rollout in the English capital of London, BIXI is now rolling, as of 10:15 this morning, in the streets of the American capital of Washington (D.C.). In fact, the Public Bike System Company provides the city of Washington and its neighbour, the city of Arlington, Virginia, with a complete system of 1,100 bikes and 114 stations (100 in Washington, 14 in Arlington) as...

2010-08-02 17:02:00

MONTREAL, Aug. 2 /PRNewswire/ - The Public Bike System Company is pleased to announce the launch of BIXI Tour 2010, which will take place from Tuesday, August 3 to Sunday, August 22, 2010 (inclusive). The tour will bring the BIXI team to various US cities to demonstrate the popular public bike system, with the aim of enabling potential new markets to discover or find out more about the BIXI system. The following cities will be visited: - Long Beach, California (August 3) -...

2010-07-30 07:07:00

To view the Social Media Release, click here: http://smr.newswire.ca/en/bixi/bixi-rolls-into-london MONTREAL, July 30 /PRNewswire/ - Today, Boris Johnson, the mayor of London, launched the latest addition to the BIXI franchise. London is adding its name to an impressive list of world metropolises including Montreal, Melbourne, Boston, Washington and Minneapolis that have adopted the BIXI public bike system as an active and environmentally-friendly alternative to traditional modes...

2010-02-02 16:26:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Nice Ride Minnesota, a new non-profit created to bring public bike sharing to Minneapolis, today announced that it has chosen Public Bike System Company (PBSC), developer of the Montreal BIXI(TM) bike-share system, to supply bikes and kiosks to Minneapolis. BIXI launched its 5,000-bike system in Montreal last year to rave reviews. Advanced bike-share systems have been operating in cities like Paris and Barcelona for several years now. The engineers at...

2009-11-06 06:00:00

MONTREAL, Nov. 6 /PRNewswire/ - Thanks to the determination and boldness of the managers behind BIXI, the public bike system project developed for the City of Montreal, the Public Bike System Company earned Gold in the Canadian Public Sector Leadership Awards. During a gala reception in Toronto last night, Roger Plamondon, chair of the board of the Public Bike System Company, received the prestigious award in the Not-for-profit category. "To receive an award recognizing the vision of the...

2009-07-30 14:36:00

MONTREAL, July 30 /PRNewswire/ - The Public Bike System Company has received a Bronze International Design Excellence Award (IDEA), transportation category, for the design of the BIXI bike. The IDEA program has been honouring excellence in the design of products in categories such as transportation, ecodesign, entertainment, household goods, and research since 1980. For the Public Bike System Company and Michel Dallaire, the internationally renowned industrial designer who created the...


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  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
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This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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