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Don’t Walk The Street In New York
2012-09-26 19:19:56

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online New York City: It´s a big place with plenty of people where anything can happen, and not all of it good. According to this year´s copy of the Mayor´s Management Report (compiled twice per year), one area where NYC prides itself is showing some signs of slipping, slowly making life more dangerous for the many pedestrians who walk the city streets and sidewalks. While New York City once claimed that their bike...

2012-07-04 23:02:31

The Active Travel programme has now made it even easier to walk or cycle to the London 2012 Games, with the introduction of new maps, guides walks and cycles, and cycling services and facilities. (PRWEB) July 04, 2012 The Active Travel programme has now made it even easier to walk or cycle to the London 2012 Games, with the introduction of new maps, guides walks and cycles, and cycling services and facilities. The new services and resources include: Cycle parking at every venue —...

2011-08-26 20:00:00

With research showing that 25 per cent of Brisbane drivers have had a near miss with a cyclist, NRMA is urging drivers and cyclists to share the road to help reduce the risk of a collision*. (PRWEB) August 27, 2011 With research showing that 25 per cent of Brisbane drivers have had a near miss with a cyclist, NRMA Home Insurance is urging drivers and cyclists to share the road to help reduce the risk of a collision*. NRMA Home Insurance spokesperson Andrew Tubb said with the weather...

2011-08-26 20:00:00

With research showing that over 30 per cent of Adelaide drivers have had a near miss with a cyclist, SGIC is urging drivers and cyclists to share the road to help reduce the risk of a collision*. (PRWEB) August 27, 2011 With research showing that over 30 per cent of Adelaide drivers have had a near miss with a cyclist, SGIC is urging drivers and cyclists to share the road to help reduce the risk of a collision*. SGIC Home Insurance spokesperson Andrew Tubb said with the weather starting to...

2011-08-26 20:00:00

With research showing that 30 per cent of Sydney drivers have had a near miss with a cyclist, NRMA Insurance is urging drivers and cyclists to share the road to help reduce the risk of a collision. (PRWEB) August 27, 2011 With research showing that 30 per cent of Sydney drivers have had a near miss with a cyclist, NRMA Home Insurance is urging drivers and cyclists to share the road to help reduce the risk of a collision*. NRMA Insurance spokesperson Andrew Tubb said with the weather...

2011-06-14 11:45:00

NEW YORK, June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As NYC works to expand its bike lane system and make bike riding safer, a recent survey of Manhattan's bike lanes by DNAinfo.com (http://www.dnainfo.com), Manhattan's leading hyper-local news website, found police vehicles to be the biggest obstacle for riders, forcing them into potentially dangerous situations. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110614/NY19595) DNAinfo.com reporter Ben Fractenberg rode the city's bike lanes starting...

2011-04-18 00:00:27

Yes it is true, once a year, Los Angeles has been shutting down part of the city to accommodate bike riders in pursuit of clean energy and fitness. But why do they need to close part of the city? It's simple--bike accidents are common and fatal in Los Angeles' crowded streets. Los Angeles, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) April 17, 2011 On April 10, 2011, Los Angeles bicyclists got their chance to be the only vehicles on the road on Sunday, with thousands of bike riders including seven-time Tour de...

2010-10-19 15:56:38

Research: Interventions to promote cycling: a systematic review More research and evaluation are needed to determine the most effective community programmes to encourage cycling, says a study published on bmj.com today. The authors, led by Dr David Ogilvie from the Institute of Public Health in Cambridge, say that it is unclear whether community approaches to increase cycling amongst children and adults have anything more than a modest effect. Established research shows that cycling is linked...

2010-05-02 23:01:00

America's largest motor club promotes careful commuting whether your ride has two wheels or four WASHINGTON, May 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- May is National Bike Month and with a growing number of bicyclists on roadways, AAA encourages all motorists to respectfully share the road with cyclists. Most Americans continue to ride bikes for recreation, but many people use their bikes as a means to commute to work, improve their physical health and to reduce their overall carbon footprint. In...


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glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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