Friday, 27 June 2008

stations from the sea to the hills

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  • Alt de Gironella
  • Passeig de Gràcia
  • Passeig de Gràcia
  • Méndez Núñez
  • Word Trade Center
  • Word Trade Center

Wednesday, 25 June 2008

Spain: The Blog: One Year On!

Spain: The Blog: One Year On!: "I've written a bit about Bicing, which also celebrated it's first year anniversary recently. Well, today's El Pa�s newspaper ran an article about the service's increasing growing pains: El Bicing genera 600 reclamaciones diarias por mal funcionamiento. (Bicing receives 600 complaints a day about technical problems.)" The article has more statistics and information about bicing.

Wednesday, 18 June 2008

a few more stations

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  • Riera Alta
  • Agustí Duran i Sanpere
  • Pl.Joaquim Xira i Palau
  • Pl. Sant Miquel
  • Gombau
  • Ramon Turró
  • Jaume Brossa

Tuesday, 17 June 2008

El Bicing es queda curt en zones elevades i es col.lapsa al centre | El Peri�dico de Catalunya | Barcelona

El Bicing es queda curt en zones elevades i es col.lapsa al centre | El Peri�dico de Catalunya | Barcelona: "El Bicing es queda curt en zones elevades i es col.lapsa al centre 1. • Molts usuaris nom�s agafen les bicis de baixada i buiden les parades de Gr�cia, les Corts i l'Eixample 2. • L'aflu�ncia massiva a les �rees d'oci nocturn i les platges dificulta les entregues a Ciutat Vella"

Monday, 9 June 2008

kalebeul : Fuck Bicing

kalebeul : Fuck Bicing: "Being Barcelona Council’s corporativist scheme to marginalise private bike ownership and bike shops"

Trevor complains -- as he does.

I have two bicycles besides using bicing. And with the experience I have with local bicycle shops in Barcelona, I wouldn't mind them marginalised a bit.

Now I'll swing my 'corporativist' behind onto a bicing bike and enjoy the ride -- as I do

La ciutat del bicing

La ciutat del bicing
Originally uploaded by Cyberian8
nice shot by Cyberian8

Friday, 6 June 2008

And I Color Too: Bicing Usage Survey Now Live!

Jon about bicing and his survey:
And I Color Too: Bicing Usage Survey Now Live!: "As part of my ongoing research in 'green computing' I have been working on a project at Telef�nica Research on improving the Bicing system. As a first step in this direction, we have created a Bicing usage survey. Bicing is a shared biking system in Barcelona, Spain (think of it like a shared car system ala ZipCar). Citizens pay 24 Euros a year for the ability to use bikes parked around the city. There are a few really clever ideas that Bicing employs."

Barcelona bicing survey

jonfroehlich asked me to post this links to a survey regarding bicing. I am sure a lot of people want to leave their comments:
Call to All Bicing Users!

We are a small scientific group at Telefónica I+D working on “green computing” research. In one of our projects, we are studying Barcelona’s Bicing system. Our goal is to apply advanced concepts in computer science to improve the Bicing experience, so that, for example the bicycles are better distributed in the city. This project is just beginning and we wanted to involve the most important piece of the Bicing system: its users! Therefore, we have created an online survey to acquire feedback about your experience (positive and negative) with Bicing. The survey will only take about 5-10 minutes to fill out and is completely anonymous.

We look forward to your feedback!



Llamada a todos los usuarios de bicing!

Somos un pequeño grupo científico de Telefónica Investigación y Desarrollo trabajando en informatica ecológica y sostenible. En uno de nuestros proyectos, estamos estudiando el sistema Bicing en Barcelona. Nuestro objetivo es aplicar tecnicas de inteligencia artificial e informatica avanzada para mejorar el sistema Bicing y vuestra experiencia con el. Por ejemplo, uno de nuestros objetivos es conseguir que las bicicletas estén distribuidas de una forma más eficiente. Este es un proyecto nuevo y queremos involucrar a la parte más importante del sistema Bicing: sus usuarios!. Por ello, hemos creado una encuesta online para recoger vuestra opinión y experiencia de uso con Bicing. La encuesta solo os llevara entre 5 y 10 minutos y los datos son totalmente anónimos.

Contamos con vuestra colaboración.



Crida a tots els usuaris de bicing!

Som un petit grup científic de Telefònica Recerca i Desenvolupament treballant en computació ecològica i sostenible. En un dels nostres projectes estem estudiant el sistema Bicing de Barcelona. El nostre objectiu es aplicar conceptes de intel•ligencia artificial i recerca en informàtica per millorar el sistema Bicing. Per eixample, un dels nostres objectius es que les bicicletes estiguin distribuïdes d'una forma més eficient. Com que aquest projecte està començant volem involucrar la part més important del sistema Bicing: els seus usuaris!. Doncs, hem creat una enquesta online per recollir l'opinió de l’ús (positiva i negativa) de Bicing. Trigareu entre 5 i 10 minuts a realitzar l'enquesta, les dades son totalment anònimes.

Esperem la vostra col•laboració


Vermiste Bicing fietsen | Jasper : Barcelona

Vermiste Bicing fietsen | Jasper : Barcelona

Thursday, 5 June 2008

first new stations in June

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  • Cavallers
  • Cavallers
  • Loreto
  • Vilamarí
  • Casanova
  • Paral.lel
  • Balcells
  • Nàpols
  • Carrer dels Enamorats
  • Rambla Prim

Tuesday, 3 June 2008

A week for pedalling

A week for pedalling: "Free bike loan, bike checks, and initiation courses are some of the activities for Bicycle Week Whether you are used to cycling or want to start, from 2 to 8 June you have the chance to take part in the activities for Bicycle Week, promoted by different organisations and Barcelona City Council. For those who are not used to cycling or who don't have a bike, this week you can rent a bike, free, to cycle round the city, from 10am to 7pm. You can also sign up for an initiation course, taking place in Barceloneta park, but you must register in advance ( For regular bike users, you can have your bike checked for free and a breakfast, courtesy of BICIA'T, on Thursday 5 June, and you will receive a small cool bag."