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Google has added cycling maps to its list of map options. Look for the Bicycling option right along with the other transportation options: walking, car or public transit. The route it comes up with from the Deli to the Bakehouse is pretty straightforward: link Google does offer the following caveat: “Bicycling directions are in beta. [...]
Here’s a great mashup of data put together by MetroBike and the Bike-Sharing blog overlaid in Google Maps. It shows the locations of bike sharing programs across the globe: Check it out.
A present was awaiting me as I approached my bike parked outside of the deli. It was a handmade seat cover with an email address sharpied on it. I emailed the creator and thanked him. It turns out he’s become interested in unleashing some of the practical potential of Tyvek®. Aside from bike seat covers, [...]
We just wrote the following into the draft of our department two-year vision: In the last few years we have had an even stronger focus on sustainability in our work. Taking into account power consumption as a criteria for computer selection has been very successful and we’ve found the vendors are starting to offer more [...]
Just in time for “Walking is Wonderful Week” of the Commuter Challenge, calculate your distance walked with the Gmap Pedometer. It is a great mashup of Google Maps, Runner’s World calorie counter, and USGS topo maps and elevation info.
We wrote a couple years back about our experience with the Ann Arbor Zipcar fleet residing on the University of Michigan campus. At the time we thought, wouldn’t it great if they were closer to the Kerrytown area and offered business rates. Well, that time has finally arrived. Businesses can join for only $35 and [...]
Just in time for the Ann Arbor Commuter Challenge, Google has enhanced their maps of Ann Arbor to now integrate the AATA bus schedules and routes. I’ve had mixed results with it so far–plugging in the Deli to Bakehouse yields a pretty interesting route, but I see a huge potential, especially if the UM buses and proposed [...]
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