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Proximity to Bixi stations augments property values

In Montreal, the presence of bike sharing stations has contributed to an average increase of 2.7% in sales price of houses nearby.
Fri, 2015-06-19 09:55

We know that an extra bedroom, and a metro station nearby will make your house more valuable. Now it turns out that a bike-sharing station nearby will do the same.

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Contact: Ahmed El-Geneidy
Organization: School of Urban Planning
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Contact: Melody Enguix
Organization: Media Relations
Office Phone: 514-398-6751
Source Site: /newsroom

I want to ride my bicycle… and breathe cleaner air

Minimizing cyclists’ exposure to traffic-related air pollution in Canadian urban areas
Tue, 2012-09-25 09:28

It starts with a simple piece of clear rubber tubing connected to a small and nondescript – though expensive – oblong brown box, both attached to a bicycle frame.

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Contact: Katherine Gombay
Organization: Media Relations Office
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Office Phone: 514 398-2189
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Source Site: /newsroom