Posts tagged with 'cycling'
In Tijuana, Another Charter City, Valle San Pedro
In Tijuana, Another Charter City, Valle San Pedro
So far, 700 homes have been built in what will be a 13,000-hectare development to house one million people by 2030 in Valle San Pedro, what is being billed as the “first comprehensive and sustainable urban development” in Mexico, according ...
Bike Sharing: The Newest Mode of Public Transport
Bike Sharing: The Newest Mode of Public Transport
With bike sharing systems popping up all over the world, it’s about time we look critically at the role these systems can play in a city’s urban fabric and transportation system. While bikes have been an integral part of the ...
How to Make Bike Sharing Successful in Pune, India
How to Make Bike Sharing Successful in Pune, India
In our previous post about the challenges of building metro rail in Indian cities, we wrote about the environmental organization Parisar and its work to resolve some tough issues, such as corruption and transparency, displacement of people, financing and costs, affordability, and ...
Friday Fun: Bike Typography
Friday Fun: Bike Typography
Juri Zaech, a Swiss designer and art director living in Paris, is working on a fun prototype of a bike stylized in the form a name, as part of a project called “Write a Bike.” He even designed a tandem bike ...
"Naked Streets" Without Traffic Lights Improve Flow and Safety
"Naked Streets" Without Traffic Lights Improve Flow and Safety
Portishead is a coastal town in England about 120 miles west of London. The town of 22,000 people experimented with turning its traffic lights off on a major road in September 2009. Despite the traffic chaos, the streets still seemed ...
Friday Fun: Floating, Flame-Throwing, Bottle-Opening, Baby-Carrying Bikes
Friday Fun: Floating, Flame-Throwing, Bottle-Opening, Baby-Carrying Bikes
The next time you need to thwart enemies or escape evil henchmen on your way to work, consider a spin on the BOND (Built of Notorious Deterrents) Bike, “designed to combat the things that most annoy the urban cyclist: Handlebar-mounted flamethrower to ...