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    "Bike Rio" System

    December 16, 2012 Rio de Janeiro

    Since 2011, the "Bike Rio" project has installed an integrated system of over 60 bicycle stations in 14 major neighborhoods (over 600 bicycles) for use in Rio de Janeiro. This project complements the City's effort to provide bicycle lanes and alternative transportation options-the municipal government is in the process of doubling the cycle path system to over 300 km2.

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    The C40 Cities of Lima and New York, recently conducted an exchange in the area of non-motorized transportation – getting people to walk or bike instead of taking taxis, cars or buses. The exchange was facilitated by C40 and represents a model for peer-to-peer learning that other C40 Cities can replicate. Its goal was to share best practices on the development and implementation of public bike share programs. New York’s Department of Transport (DOT) will soon launch its "Citi Bike" program, while Lima’s program is in the early stages of development.

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    Summer Streets

    April 27, 2012 New York

    Since 2008 the New York City Department of Transportation has hosted Summer Streets, an annual celebration of the City’s most valuable public space–its streets. On three consecutive Saturdays in August, nearly seven miles of NYC’s streets are closed to cars and opened for people to play, walk, bike, and breathe. Summer Streets provides more space for healthy recreation and encourages New Yorkers to use more sustainable forms of transportation.

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