July 2016 interview about transportation and infrastructure in Tanea, an Athens-based Greek newspaper.

July 2016 interview about transportation and infrastructure in Tanea, an Athens-based Greek newspaper.

The Loop in DTLB Earns National Recognition for Concept and Design (September 2016)
Active Transportation & Infrastructure interview in Tanea, an Athens-based Greek newspaper (July 2016)
Activate a Diamond in the Rough: RFP Released for Design of Temporary Space at Ocean & Pine in DTLB (September 2015)
Could An Activated Corner Be The Catalyst For Revitalization on Pine? (June 2015)
Advocacy and the Future of Cycling (March 2015)
Nearly 3,000 Visitors Get a Sneak Peek of the Broad Museum – article and video (February 2015)
Live-Ride-Share Trended on Twitter (February 2015)
Long Beach Post: Operation Firefly Distributes Free Lights to Bicycle Commuters in Long Beach (January 2015)
Longbeachize: The New(est) Urbanist Mayor of Long Beach (June 2014)
Long Beach Post: One-On-One With Mayor-Elect Robert Garcia (June 2014)
Press Telegram: Long Beach Mayor-Elect Readies Transition Team (June 2014)
Long Beach Post: LACBC to Host Bike Ride Through Central Long Beach (May 2014)
Streetsblog LA: MyFigueroa Achieves Consensus, Auto Group Withdraws Appeal (May 2014)
Rocky Mountain Outlook: Canmore Could Take Bike Tourism Further (May 2014)
Billings Gazette: Study – Cycle Tourists Contribute to Local Economy (March 2014)
The Atlantic – City Lab: The Importance of a Giant Doughnut (February 2014)
Long Beach Post: Operation Firefly Distributes Bike Lights to Riders Who Need Them (January 2014)
Longbeachize: The Top 10 Stories of 2013 – Urban Living (December 2013)
Commercial District Advisor: IDA Recap – Bike Friendly Business Districts and Their Impact on Local Business (October 2013)
Bicycling: Meet 14 Innovators Flush With Ideas About How Bikes Can Change the World (October 2013)
Bicycling: How to Organize a Bike Train (September 2013)
Huffington Post Business: Bike-Friendly Companies Doing Brisk Business As Bike Culture, Infrastructure Gains Ground (July 2013)
KCET Departures: Southern California’s Seven Women of Vision (July 2013)
CSMonitor: The Bike Boom (June 2013)
Calgary Herald: Expert Says Cycling Boosts Nearby Businesses (June 2013)
Calgary CTV News (June 2013)
GOOD Ideas: Good Ideas Beyond Biking (May 2013)
StoryCommercialLLC Blog: A Bicycle Friendly Downtown?! (May 2013)
HuffPost Live (May 2013)
Orange 20 Blog: Lobbying for Bike Love (April 2013)
Bikeshare.com: The Nuts & Spokes with Bicycle Friendly Business District Creator April Economides (April 2013)
Momentum Mag: Help April Economides Name Her New Bobbin Birdie (March 2013)
Kingston Herald: Kingston Bike Summit Opens (March 2013)
BikePortland.org: April Economides is Bringing Bicycling to Businesses (February 2013)
Oakville, Ontario.Swoop’s World Online Radio (December 2012)

Oakville, Ontario.

April 2012 interview about the economics benefits of bicycling for business districts. Oakville, Ontario.

Long Beach Post: The Long Beach Cyclist (December 2012)
Sustainable Cities Collective (October 2012)
Mode Shift: Bicycle Friendly Business Districts Inspire Growth (October 2012)
Niagara This Week: Making Cycling Better (October 2012)
Inside Halton: New Oakville Cycles Hits the Ground Cycling (October 2012)
Project for Public Spaces – Place Capital: Re-connecting Economy With Community (October 2012)
Project for Public Spaces – Reflections from an Engineer on Advocacy for Transportation Reform (October 2012)
Fast Company: Bikes Aren’t Just Good For You, They’re Good For The Economy Too (October 2012)
LA Streetsblog: Pro Walknomics/Pro Bikenomics (September 2012)
Momentum: San Diego Announces Largest Bicycle-Friendly Business District Initiative (September 2012)
Momentum: Meet April Economides (September/October 2012)
League of American Bicyclists’ Blog: Women Who Ride – April Economides (July 2012)
Girl Bike Love: Women Who Inspire – April Economides (June 2012)
B.I.K.A.S. Blog: Bike Facility Needed: Bicycle Stairways or Wheeling Ramps (June 2012)
cdmCyclist: The Economic Impact of Bicycling (May 2012)
Los Angeles Times – Atlantic on the Move (May 2012)
Los Angeles Times – Long Beach shopping: Cool finds in Bixby Knolls (May 2012)
Oakville Beaver: Cycling Good for Business (April 2012)
Momentum Magazine – Urban Travel Guide (March 2012)
Streetsblog USA – Why Bicyclists Are Better Customers Than Drivers for Local Business (March 2012)
Commute by Bike – Tom Bowden’s 230-Mile Round-Trip Commute to The National Bike Summit (March 2012)
562 City Life – Saturday Discounts for Bicyclists (March 2012)
Bike Saturdays By Melissa Bell fan video (March 2012)
Long Beach Business Journal – Bike-Friendly Business Districts: Where Going Green and Making Green Meet (January 2012)
Grist: Cycles and cents – One city sets out to prove that bikes are good for business (January 2012)
The Nation: Can Long Beach Prove that Bikes Are Good for Business? (January 2012)
Sunset: Long Beach day trip – East Village (January 2012)
Pedal Love: Bike-Friendly Business Districts (January 2012)
Long Beach Business Journal: National Bike Advocate Mia Birk Speaks in Long Beach (December 2011)
deLab: Long Beach Bike Tour (December 2011)
Los Altos Patch: Can a Bike-Friendly Downtown Provide a Low-Cost Boost of Vitality? (November 2011)
Long Beach Press Telegram: Small Business Saturday (November 2011)
American Planning Association, Los Angeles: Transportation Planning: Off the Grid in Los Angeles (October 2011)
National Center for Bicycling & Walking’s CenterLines newsletter (October 2011)
Long Beach Business Journal – Pro Walk/Pro Bike Conference Coming to Long Beach in 2012 (October 2011)
The Path Less Pedaled: Is Long Beach Bike Friendly Yet? (September 2011)
Video by Filmmaker Mike Bauch: Dengue Fever in Cambodia Town (September 2011)
OC Weekly: Dengue Fever in Cambodia Town, Then Fingerprints, Last Friday (September 2011)
Examiner.com: Cambodian Rockers Dengue Fever Promote Biking in Long Beach’s Cambodia Town (September 2011)
Losanjealous: Ride Bicycles With Dengue Fever in Long Beach Tomorrow If You Are Not Working (September 2011)
Video by Filmmaker Mike Bauch: Park(ing) Day in Long Beach (September 2011)
The Patch: Long Beach Takes Green to the Streets (September 2011)
4th Street Long Beach blog: 2011 Global Park(ing) Day (September 2011)
Streetsblog L.A.: Long Beach’s Leap Towards Livability (August 2011)
Streetsblog L.A.: Long Beach: Good for Bikes, Good for Business  (August 2011)
KCET website: Long Beach Unveils Bicycle Business District Program (June 2011)
Uptown Gazette: Businesses Welcome Bicyclists (June 2011)
LA18 Evening News: Bicycling in Long Beach (June 2011)

 

     
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