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DUTCH-ECONOMY/REBOUND
RTX1PSWL
August 26, 2015
A man riding a rental bike takes a picture of houseboats at the Prinsengracht canal in Amsterdam, April...
Amsterdam, Netherlands
A man riding a rental bike takes a picture of houseboats at the Prinsengracht canal in Amsterdam
A man riding a rental bike takes a picture of houseboats at the Prinsengracht canal in Amsterdam, April 24, 2013. After seven years of no real growth, the Netherlands is finally poised to outperform the euro zone's lackluster economy, with rebounding home prices driving a broadly-based consumer spending revival. Picture taken on April 24, 2013. REUTERS/Michael Kooren
RUSSIA-TRANSPORT/CYCLING
RTX1079N
May 31, 2013
A woman rides a bicycle past by a bicycle rental point in central Moscow, May 31, 2013. Hoping to ease...
Moscow, Russia
A woman rides a bicycle past by a bicycle rental point in central Moscow
A woman rides a bicycle past by a bicycle rental point in central Moscow, May 31, 2013. Hoping to ease traffic in one of the world's most congested cities, Moscow will launch a large-scale public bike hire scheme on Saturday despite fears over road safety. The plan, modelled on similar projects in Paris and London, aims to provide frustrated commuters and tourists with an alternative way to get about central Moscow through 1,000 bicycles docked at around 100 different locations. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin (RUSSIA - Tags: SOCIETY TRANSPORT POLITICS)
RUSSIA-TRANSPORT/CYCLING
RTX1079B
May 31, 2013
People study an information board at a bicycle rental point in central Moscow, May 31, 2013. Hoping to...
Moscow, Russia
People study an information board at a bicycle rental point in central Moscow
People study an information board at a bicycle rental point in central Moscow, May 31, 2013. Hoping to ease traffic in one of the world's most congested cities, Moscow will launch a large-scale public bike hire scheme on Saturday despite fears over road safety. The plan, modelled on similar projects in Paris and London, aims to provide frustrated commuters and tourists with an alternative way to get about central Moscow through 1,000 bicycles docked at around 100 different locations. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin (RUSSIA - Tags: SOCIETY TRANSPORT POLITICS)
NORWAY/
RTR308GY
April 01, 2012
A woman walks past bicycles for rent in Oslo April 1, 2012. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins (NORWAY - Tags:...
Oslo, Norway
A woman walks past bicycles for rent in Oslo
A woman walks past bicycles for rent in Oslo April 1, 2012. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins (NORWAY - Tags: SOCIETY TRANSPORT)
BRITAIN-STRIKES/
RTR2I0UO
September 06, 2010
A man, using a hire bike, cycles past commuters waiting at a bus stop outside Waterloo Station in London...
London, United Kingdom
A man cycles past commuters waiting at a bus stop outside Waterloo Station in London
A man, using a hire bike, cycles past commuters waiting at a bus stop outside Waterloo Station in London September 7, 2010. Millions of commuters across the capital struggled to get to work on Tuesday as a 24-hour strike by workers on London's underground rail system crippled much of the network, hurting the city's convalescent economy. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez (BRITAIN - Tags: SOCIETY EMPLOYMENT BUSINESS TRANSPORT)
BARCLAYS/
RTR2H1W6
August 04, 2010
A man rides a bicycle past a Barclays bank in London August 5, 2010. Barclays Plc's half-year profit...
London, United Kingdom
A man rides a bicycle past a Barclays bank in London
A man rides a bicycle past a Barclays bank in London August 5, 2010. Barclays Plc's half-year profit rose 44 percent as bad loans dropped sharply and it made a big accounting gain on its own debt, offsetting a second-quarter slowdown at its investment bank. Barclays shares dipped 2 percent as analysts said the investment bank performance was resilient but uninspiring, costs rose faster than expected and Spanish bad debts remain a worry. REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett (BRITAIN - Tags: BUSINESS)
BRITAIN-BIKES/
RTR2GUHY
July 28, 2010
A cyclist passes a newly installed line of bike bays near Battersea Power Station in west London July...
London, United Kingdom
A cyclist passes a newly installed line of bike bays near Battersea Power Station in west London ahead...
A cyclist passes a newly installed line of bike bays near Battersea Power Station in west London July 29, 2010. A fleet of 6,000 bicycles for hire will hit the streets of central London on Friday when the city's mayor Boris Johnson launches a scheme intended to fuel a cycling revolution in the congested capital. The initiative, which follows similar projects in cities including Paris and Montreal, aims to ease overcrowding on London's commuter network, with 400 bicycle "docking stations" from Notting Hill in the west to the Tower of London in the east. REUTERS/Toby Melville (BRITAIN - Tags: SOCIETY ENVIRONMENT)
BRITAIN/
RTR2G8VL
July 09, 2010
A cyclist uses a new Cycle Superhighway during rush hour in London July 9, 2010. The new blue-painted...
London, United Kingdom
Cyclist uses a new Cycle Superhighway during rush hour in London
A cyclist uses a new Cycle Superhighway during rush hour in London July 9, 2010. The new blue-painted cycle routes will form another commuter route in central London and aim to increase cycling in Britain's capital. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth (BRITAIN - Tags: SPORT CYCLING TRANSPORT IMAGES OF THE DAY)
BRITAIN/
RTR2G8WW
July 08, 2010
New bicycles for hire stand in rows after being assembled at a storage facility in London, July 9, 2010,...
London, United Kingdom
New bicycles for hire stand in rows after being assembled at a storage facility in London
New bicycles for hire stand in rows after being assembled at a storage facility in London, July 9, 2010, before the launch of a public bicycle sharing scheme for short journeys on July 30. The scheme, aimed at tackling overcrowding on the capital's commuter networks, is expected to generate an additional 40,000 bicycle journeys per day in the city. REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett (BRITAIN - Tags: SOCIETY TRANSPORT)
TAIWAN/
RTXQDD0
November 05, 2009
A woman looks for a Youbike bicycle to rent outside the Taipei City Hall in Taipei November 5, 2009....
Taipei, Taiwan
A woman looks for a Youbike bicycle to rent outside the Taipei City Hall in Taipei, Taiwan
A woman looks for a Youbike bicycle to rent outside the Taipei City Hall in Taipei November 5, 2009. YouBike uses a completely automated electronic management system to allow bicycles to be rented and returned at different locations in Taipei. The project hopes to encourage more people to use public transport and forge a new commuting culture that is environmentally friendly and energy saving, according to officials. REUTERS/Nicky Loh (TAIWAN SOCIETY SPORT CYCLING)
FRANCE/
RTR286GK
September 23, 2009
A distribution point of Velib self-service public bicycles is seen in Paris September 23, 2009. REUTERS/Charles...
Paris, France
A distribution point of Velib self-service public bicycles is seen in Paris
A distribution point of Velib self-service public bicycles is seen in Paris September 23, 2009. REUTERS/Charles Platiau (FRANCE SPORT CYCLING TRANSPORT)
FRANCE/
RTR286GG
September 22, 2009
A distribution point of Velib self-service public bicycles is seen in Paris September 23, 2009. REUTERS/Charles...
Paris, France
A distribution point of Velib self-service public bicycles is seen in Paris September 23, 2009. REUTERS/Charles Platiau (FRANCE SPORT CYCLING TRANSPORT)
FRANCE/
RTR2683I
July 29, 2009
A distribution point of "Velobleu" self-service public bicycles is seen in Nice, south eastern France,...
Nice, France
A distribution point of "Velobleu" self-service public bicycles is seen in Nice
A distribution point of "Velobleu" self-service public bicycles is seen in Nice, south eastern France, July 30, 2009. The Velobleu free bike programme was launched in Nice July 18, 2009. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard (FRANCE SOCIETY TRAVEL)
FRANCE/
RTR2682B
July 29, 2009
A man walks past a distribution point of "Velobleu" self-service public bicycles in Nice, south eastern...
Nice, France
A man walks past a distribution point of "Velobleu" self-service public bicycles in Nice
A man walks past a distribution point of "Velobleu" self-service public bicycles in Nice, south eastern France, July 30, 2009. The Velobleu free bike programme was launched in Nice July 18, 2009. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard (FRANCE SOCIETY TRAVEL)
FRANCE/
RTX7U8K
July 11, 2008
A distribution point of Velib self-service public bicycles is seen in Paris July 11, 2008. The Velib,...
Paris, France
A distribution point of Velib self-service public bicycles is seen in Paris
A distribution point of Velib self-service public bicycles is seen in Paris July 11, 2008. The Velib, short for "free bike", programme was launched in Paris July 15, 2007, allowing thousands of Parisians and visitors to leave their cars at home to pedal to work or to the shops. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard (FRANCE)
FRANCE/
RTX7U8J
July 11, 2008
A distribution point of Velib self-service public bicycles is seen in Paris July 11, 2008. The Velib,...
Paris, France
A distribution point of Velib self-service public bicycles is seen in Paris
A distribution point of Velib self-service public bicycles is seen in Paris July 11, 2008. The Velib, short for "free bike", programme was launched in Paris July 15, 2007, allowing thousands of Parisians and visitors to leave their cars at home to pedal to work or to the shops. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard (FRANCE)
FRANCE/
RTX7U8H
July 11, 2008
A distribution point of Velib self-service public bicycles is seen in Paris July 11, 2008. The Velib,...
Paris, France
A distribution point of Velib self-service public bicycles is seen in Paris
A distribution point of Velib self-service public bicycles is seen in Paris July 11, 2008. The Velib, short for "free bike", programme was launched in Paris July 15, 2007, allowing thousands of Parisians and visitors to leave their cars at home to pedal to work or to the shops. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard (FRANCE)
FRANCE/
RTX7U8G
July 11, 2008
A distribution point of Velib self-service public bicycles is seen in Paris July 11, 2008. The Velib,...
Paris, France
A distribution point of Velib self-service public bicycles is seen in Paris
A distribution point of Velib self-service public bicycles is seen in Paris July 11, 2008. The Velib, short for "free bike", programme was launched in Paris July 15, 2007, allowing thousands of Parisians and visitors to leave their cars at home to pedal to work or to the shops. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard (FRANCE)
FRANCE/
RTX7U8M
July 10, 2008
A distribution point of Velib self-service public bicycles is seen in Paris July 11, 2008. The Velib,...
Paris, France
A distribution point of Velib self-service public bicycles is seen in Paris
A distribution point of Velib self-service public bicycles is seen in Paris July 11, 2008. The Velib, short for "free bike", programme was launched in Paris July 15, 2007, allowing thousands of Parisians and visitors to leave their cars at home to pedal to work or to the shops. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard (FRANCE)
FRANCE/
RTX7U8F
July 10, 2008
A distribution point of Velib self-service public bicycles is seen in Paris July 11, 2008. The Velib,...
Paris, France
A distribution point of Velib self-service public bicycles is seen in Paris
A distribution point of Velib self-service public bicycles is seen in Paris July 11, 2008. The Velib, short for "free bike", programme was launched in Paris July 15, 2007, allowing thousands of Parisians and visitors to leave their cars at home to pedal to work or to the shops. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard (FRANCE)
FRANCE/
RTR1XAB4
February 19, 2008
A distribution point of Velib self-service public bicycles is seen in Paris February 19, 2008. REUTERS/Charles...
Paris, France
A distribution point of Velib self-service public bicycles is seen in Paris
A distribution point of Velib self-service public bicycles is seen in Paris February 19, 2008. REUTERS/Charles Platiau (FRANCE)
FRANCE-STRIKE/
RTX3N0O
November 20, 2007
A Paris commuter checks a Velib self-service public bicycle into a distribution point during a continuing...
Paris, France
A Paris commuter checks a Velib self-service public bicycle into a distribution point during a continuing...
A Paris commuter checks a Velib self-service public bicycle into a distribution point during a continuing transport strike against pension reforms in Paris November 20, 2007. French teachers, postal workers and other civil servants began a one-day strike on Tuesday, joining forces with protesting transport workers to challenge President Nicolas Sarkozy's plans to reform the economy. The nationwide protests over issues ranging from pension reform to the cost of living disrupted schools, trains, postal services and airports. They are the biggest threat to Sarkozy's planned reforms since he was elected president in May. REUTERS/Mal Langsdon (FRANCE)
FRANCE-STRIKE/
RTX3N0C
November 20, 2007
Paris commuters cycle to work at dawn during a continuing transport strike against pension reforms November...
Paris, France
Paris commuters cycle to work at dawn during transport strike
Paris commuters cycle to work at dawn during a continuing transport strike against pension reforms November 20, 2007. Nationwide protests over issues ranging from pension reform to the cost of living disrupted schools, trains, postal services and airports. They are the biggest threat to Sarkozy's planned reforms since he was elected president in May. REUTERS/Mal Langsdon (FRANCE)
FRANCE-STRIKE/
RTX3N00
November 20, 2007
A Paris commuter checks a Velib self-service public bicycle into a distribution point during a continuing...
Paris, France
A Paris commuter checks in a Velib public bicycle during transport strike
A Paris commuter checks a Velib self-service public bicycle into a distribution point during a continuing transport strike against pension reforms, November 20, 2007. Nationwide protests over issues ranging from pension reform to the cost of living disrupted schools, trains, postal services and airports. They are the biggest threat to Sarkozy's planned reforms since he was elected president in May. REUTERS/Mal Langsdon (FRANCE)
FRANCE-STRIKE/
RTX3GTY
November 19, 2007
Paris commuters cycle to work during a continuing transport strike November 19, 2007. French transport...
Paris, France
Paris commuters cycle to work during transport strike
Paris commuters cycle to work during a continuing transport strike November 19, 2007. French transport unions will vote Monday on whether to end the strike, over pension reforms, which has dragged on for six days. REUTERS/Mal Langsdon (FRANCE)
FRANCE-STRIKE/
RTX3GT3
November 19, 2007
Paris commuters cross the Pont de l'Alma bridge as they ride bicyles and walk to work during a continuing...
Paris, France
Paris commuters ride and walk to work during transport strike
Paris commuters cross the Pont de l'Alma bridge as they ride bicyles and walk to work during a continuing transport strike November 19, 2007. French transport unions will vote Monday on whether to end the strike, over pension reforms, which has dragged on for six days. REUTERS/Mal Langsdon (FRANCE)
FRANCE-STRIKE/
RTR1V2E8
October 18, 2007
People ride bicycles home on the Place de la Concorde in Paris during a nationwide transport strike October...
Paris, France
People ride bicycles home during transport strike in Paris
People ride bicycles home on the Place de la Concorde in Paris during a nationwide transport strike October 18, 2007. French unions have called a 24-hour strike to protest against a reform of special pension schemes enjoyed by a minority of state sector workers. REUTERS/Mal Langsdon (FRANCE)
FRANCE-STRIKE/
RTR1V1UL
October 18, 2007
A commuter pedals off from a near-empty Velib self-service bicycle rack in Paris during a nationwide...
Paris, France
A commuter pedals off from a near-empty Velib self-service bicycle rack in Paris during a nationwide...
A commuter pedals off from a near-empty Velib self-service bicycle rack in Paris during a nationwide transport strike October 18, 2007. French commuters struggled to work on Thursday after transport workers went on strike over plans to scrap their pension privileges, the biggest test so far of President Nicolas Sarkozy's ability to push through reforms. Unions called the 24-hour strike from late on Wednesday in an attempt to force concessions from the government, which plans to scrap privileges that allow a minority of public sector workers to retire earlier than their peers. REUTERS/John Schults (FRANCE)
FRANCE-STRIKE/
RTR1V1UG
October 17, 2007
A commuter pedals off from a near-empty Velib self-service bicycle rack in Paris during a nationwide...
Paris, France
A commuter pedals off from a near-empty Velib self-service bicycle rack in Paris during a nationwide...
A commuter pedals off from a near-empty Velib self-service bicycle rack in Paris during a nationwide transport strike October 18, 2007. French commuters struggled to work on Thursday after transport workers went on strike over plans to scrap their pension privileges, the biggest test so far of President Nicolas Sarkozy's ability to push through reforms. Unions called the 24-hour strike from late on Wednesday in an attempt to force concessions from the government, which plans to scrap privileges that allow a minority of public sector workers to retire earlier than their peers. REUTERS/John Schults (FRANCE)
FRANCE-BIKES/
RTR1QR75
June 13, 2007
A Paris city hall employee demonstrates a new self-service bicycle called Velib ("free bike" in French)...
Paris, France
To match feature FRANCE-BIKES/
A Paris city hall employee demonstrates a new self-service bicycle called Velib ("free bike" in French) in Paris June 13, 2007. By July 15, the city plans to park 10,648 bicycles at 750 stations and nearly double that by 2008, with riders able to take bikes from one station and drop them off at another. To match feature FRANCE-BIKES/ REUTERS/Benoit Tessier (FRANCE)
FRANCE-BIKES/
RTR1QR70
June 13, 2007
A new self-service bicycle called Velib ("free bike" in French) is seen in Paris June 13, 2007. By July...
Paris, France
To match feature FRANCE-BIKES/
A new self-service bicycle called Velib ("free bike" in French) is seen in Paris June 13, 2007. By July 15, the city plans to park 10,648 bicycles at 750 stations and nearly double that by 2008, with riders able to take bikes from one station and drop them off at another. To match feature FRANCE-BIKES/ REUTERS/Benoit Tessier (FRANCE)
FRANCE-BIKES/
RTR1QR79
June 12, 2007
A Paris city hall employee demonstrates a new self-service bicycle called Velib ("free bike" in French)...
Paris, France
To match feature FRANCE-BIKES/
A Paris city hall employee demonstrates a new self-service bicycle called Velib ("free bike" in French) in Paris June 13, 2007. By July 15, the city plans to park 10,648 bicycles at 750 stations and nearly double that by 2008, with riders able to take bikes from one station and drop them off at another. To match feature FRANCE-BIKES/ REUTERS/Benoit Tessier (FRANCE)
FRANCE-BIKES/
RTR1QR6X
June 12, 2007
A new self-service bicycle called Velib ("free bike" in French) is seen in Paris June 13, 2007. By July...
Paris, France
To match feature FRANCE-BIKES/
A new self-service bicycle called Velib ("free bike" in French) is seen in Paris June 13, 2007. By July 15, the city plans to park 10,648 bicycles at 750 stations and nearly double that by 2008, with riders able to take bikes from one station and drop them off at another. To match feature FRANCE-BIKES/ REUTERS/Benoit Tessier (FRANCE)
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