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How to Save Bats in Your Own Backyard

Bats are mammals, shy creatures of the night, and fascinating to watch. They’re also endangered by loss of habitat, disease, and pesticide poisoning. You can help by providing protection.

How to Build a Bike Train

Forty years ago, almost half of American kids biked to school. A smart idea for getting kids pedaling again.

How I Found Happiness (in 130 Square Feet)

Photo Essay: Don’t think you know how to build your own house? Neither did 23-year-old Ella Jenkins before she picked up the tools and started.

4 New Ideas for a Bicycle Planet

A school bus pedaled by kids, the world’s largest bike-share, and other innovations that are changing how we cycle.

Visual Learning: To Dye For

This Visual Learning lesson will get your students thinking about where their clothes come from and how colorful fabric is made.

Pittsburgh Rides it Forward

Get a bike, fix a bike, give a bike—how a local collective spreads the love of cycling.

Let’s Unstuff the Holidays

I longed for simpler surroundings. So I made a resolution: Each week I would move more stuff out of the house than came in.

A Vending Machine—for Bikes

In Minneapolis, two entrepreneurs invented a new way of bringing bike-repair tools to cyclists on the road.