What’s Velo?

Vélo is the French word for bike.

Profitable Bike Sharing

Bixi Bike Share Station

Alt Transport is reporting that Bixi, proprietor of bike-share systems across North America and Europe(including in my own Minneapolis) is facing hard financial times. According to the article, the Montreal based company was able to raise enough revenue to cover it’s own day-to-day operating expenses, but not enough to cover . . . → Read More: Profitable Bike Sharing

Alexandria, MN, Broadway Bicycle Design

An article in the Alexandria (MN) Echo Press mentioned what might be one of the most unique bicycle facility designs being considered in Minnesota right now.

Imagine a five-block section of Alexandria’s Broadway completely reconstructed and redesigned to include: A bicycle lane; shorter and safer pedestrian crosswalks; kiosks and signs to show visitors where downtown . . . → Read More: Alexandria, MN, Broadway Bicycle Design