Posts tagged with 'bicyclists'
Paris to Allow Cyclists to Run Red Lights
Paris to Allow Cyclists to Run Red Lights
Councilors in Paris, France approved a new rule that would allow bicyclists to run red lights. A result of a three-year campaign by cyclists’ associations, the rule comes after road safety experts deemed it a good measure to cut road ...
Chicago Applies NACTO Urban Bikeway Guidelines
Chicago Applies NACTO Urban Bikeway Guidelines
Last year, the National Association of City Transportation Officials released a technical guide on how to implement bike lanes in urban areas. We now see that Chicago is applying these guidelines to create safe biking paths across the city. We ...
Call for Proposals: Pro Walk/Pro Bike Conference
Call for Proposals: Pro Walk/Pro Bike Conference
The National Center for Bicycling and Walking (NCBW) is now accepting proposals to present at the 17th Pro Walk/Pro Bike® conference in Long Beach, Calif. on September 10-13, 2012. Established in 1980, the Pro Walk/Pro Bike® conference is a North ...
No Room for Bicyclists in Small Wisconsin Town
No Room for Bicyclists in Small Wisconsin Town
A small town in Wisconsin has been getting quite a bit of attention for considering a ban on bicyclists and pedestrian traffic from certain roads. A public safety committee in Hull, Wis., a town with a population of only about ...
Research Recap, September 26: Black Carbon Biking, Intelligent Traffic, Mental Health Exercise
Research Recap, September 26: Black Carbon Biking, Intelligent Traffic, Mental Health Exercise
Welcome to “Research Recap,” our series highlighting recent reports, studies and other findings in sustainable transportation policy and practice, in case you missed it. Black Carbon Biking Urban cyclist commuters have more black carbon in their lungs than pedestrian commuters, according to ...
Friday Fun: Fashionable and Inflatable Bike Helmets
Friday Fun: Fashionable and Inflatable Bike Helmets
   Hövding is an invisible bike helmet that inflates like an airbag in the event of a crash. (We previously wrote about it as a “Best of 2010” technological innovation.) Created as an industrial design thesis project by Anna Haupt ...