Central US flooding hits recreation, tourism industries

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Tourism and recreation companies along the Arkansas and Mississippi rivers say they've taken a financial hit as flooding has forced businesses to close or kept visitors away. ...

Why Quebec endlessly beckons those on a bicycle

MONTREAL (AP) — In Montreal each spring, an epic bicycle festival demonstrates how 25,000 people can let the good times roll without bumping into each other too much.  In Quebec City...

Explore eastern Taiwan by bike in fall

TAITUNG (Taiwan News) - Don't know where to start your cycling tour in eastern Taiwan's Taitung to explore its beautiful coastline this fall? Check out the online maps designed by the local go...

Trump-era transportation project more focused on rural areas

WASHINGTON (AP) — Forget about bike-share stations in Chicago or pedestrian walkways in Oakland. That's so Obama-era. In the Trump administration, a popular $500 million transportati...

Under Trump, new transportation grants ditch bikes, walkways

WASHINGTON (AP) — Forget about bike-share stations in Chicago or pedestrian walkways in Oakland. That's so Obama-era. In the Trump administration, a popular $500 million transportati...

Taipei bike lane fines of NT$300 to kick in July 17

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Bike riders who stray from the official bike lanes on sidewalks will be fined NT$300 (US$10) beginning July 17, announced the head of Department of Transportation Chang Jer-yan...

What to do in Taipei during the Lunar New Year

Taipei (Taiwan News) -- So you’re stuck in Taipei during the Lunar New Year. You waited too long to get a deal on a flight to another country and decided you might as well stay home and catch up...

Top two bike path picks in northern Taiwan - part 2

Cyclists riding on the Daiyujue River Cycling Path will be stunned by the beautiful scenery along the bike path and by the fact that so few cyclists, almost none, are present on the path. As a sequ...

Top two bike path picks in northern Taiwan

Ride a bike along either the Old Caoling Circle-lined Bikeway in Fulong, Gongliao Township, or the Daiyujue River Cycling Path in Pinglin Townshiop in New Taipei City, and you will be amazed by the tr...

Taipei to build more cycle paths: mayor

Taipei, March 19 (CNA) Taipei's public bike policy has been successful, but the city needs to build more bike paths to further improve the public transportation network, Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (???...