Posts about 'Bike Delivery'
Posted on 05. Jun, 2011 by Melanie Colavito.
Even within much of utility cycling, the bicycle is mostly considered a tool for lightweight and personal tasks such as bicycle commuting or general bicycle transportation. However, we have also tried to highlight the ways in which the bicycle can also be an incredibly efficient tool for tasks with more gravity such as mail or [...]
Posted on 23. Nov, 2010 by Melanie Colavito.
In the last year and a half or so, since we set out to define utility cycling, we have covered a wide breadth of topics from bike services to bike mapping to community building and much, much more. We have been slowly filling in the all of the categories and subcategories that we identified of [...]
Posted on 04. Aug, 2010 by Stacey Moses.
Food delivery by bicycle is a growing trend in progressive urban areas. In cities like Portland, San Diego and New York City, where local restaurants and food culture are an integral aspect of the cityscape, there is a need to seek out methods of delivery that are more efficient than the traditional sedan with a [...]
Posted on 29. Dec, 2009 by Melanie Colavito.
Recently, we have witnessed an upswing in parcel delivery by bike, especially as UPS continues to expand their use of bike trailers to deliver packages around the holiday season. In many places, bicycle delivery services and mobile bike businesses are popping up that offer a wide variety of services (you can find information about a [...]
Posted on 10. Nov, 2009 by Melanie Colavito.
Streetsblog recently posted a request for photos of bikes at work. The result is an exceptional slide show of bikes and people completing a wide assortment of activities from hauling trash and water to delivering packages to cruising to the beach with a surfboard and much more. The photos are from all around the world, [...]
Posted on 04. Aug, 2009 by Melanie Colavito.
In our first post, we identified the category of delivery as a major component of utility cycling. In terms of bicycle deliveries, these subcategories initially came to our attention: Couriers/ Messengers: Many cycling enthusiasts are somewhat enthralled with the elusive bicycle messenger, who zips through traffic bearing important documents, photos, objects, and anything else that [...]