Posts tagged with 'bicycle culture'
Millennials Walk Away from Cars
Millennials Walk Away from Cars
We recently addressed car-centric orientations and designs of urban areas and the associated road safety and economic concerns. But the car as an object took a backseat in the discussions. But lest we neglect the opportunity this week, we’re dedicating ...
Bordeaux Unveils the "Ideal City Bike"
Bordeaux Unveils the "Ideal City Bike"
It looks like Bordeaux, France will be the next city to have its custom-designed bike for its bike-share program. Philippe Starck, a French product designer, unveiled the final rendering of the “ideal city bike” with Mayor of Bordeaux Alain Juppe ...
Friday Fun: Bicycle Parts Inspire Figurative Sculptures
Friday Fun: Bicycle Parts Inspire Figurative Sculptures
Yeong-Deok Seo, an environmental sculptor based in Seoul, Korea, created human figures using bicycle chains. Tcheon-Nahm Park, a curator at the Sungkok Art Museum where Seo exhibited his work, describes the artist’s message as a satire depicting the social reality ...
TheCityFix Picks, October 28: Cycling in Mexico City, Aggressive Driving, Integrated Mobility Sharing
TheCityFix Picks, October 28: Cycling in Mexico City, Aggressive Driving, Integrated Mobility Sharing
Welcome back to TheCityFix Picks, our series highlighting the newsy and noteworthy of the past week. Each Friday, we’ll run down the headlines falling under TheCityFix’s five themes: integrated transport, urban development and accessibility, air quality and climate change, health and ...
Friday Fun: Tempered Steel Wheels for a Good Cause
Friday Fun: Tempered Steel Wheels for a Good Cause
Designer Ron Arad created a bike with sprung steel wheels as part of a collaborative fundraising effort with W Hotels in London and the Elton John AIDS Foundation. As part of the fundraising event, six top creative designers were invited ...
Los Angeles Dedicates Car Lane to Bicycles
Los Angeles Dedicates Car Lane to Bicycles
Last week, officials in Los Angeles unveiled the city’s newest bike lane, reports the Los Angeles Times. The 2.2-mile bike lane along 7th Street from Catalina Avenue in Koreatown to Figueroa Street in downtown eliminates an entire car lane and instead ...
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