Monthly Archives: October 2014

Segregation removable for state occasions

What do you think? Europe’s longest substantially-segregated urban cycleways were unveiled today, the centrepiece of the Mayor’s £913 million commitment to get more Londoners on their bikes. Two continuous cycle routes almost completely separated from traffic will cross central London … Continue reading

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The first fully segregated roundabout in London

What do you think? A breakthrough in cycle safety was unveiled today as work began to create the first fully segregated roundabout in London. Cyclists and vehicles will be kept apart by using raised kerbs and separate traffic lights on … Continue reading

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Car producers cycle at work

What do you think? Faced with a serious transportation problem on its sprawling technical center campus in a Detroit suburb, General Motors Co. has turned to a solution that predates cars – bicycles. GM has launched a bike share program … Continue reading

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Floating cycle path proposed for London’s River Thames

What do you think? A proposal for a new east-west cycleway that would float on the River Thames has been unveiled by a consortium of architects, artists and engineers formed to promote the development of better cycling links inLondon. The Thames Deckway aims to … Continue reading

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The world’s largest study of bicycle user behaviour

What do you think? Nine intersections. 19,500 cyclists. Nine hours. All in a city considered as a model for many urban planners. The Copenhagenize ‘Design Company Desire Lines Analysis Tool’ headed south to Amsterdam to study bicycle user behaviour and … Continue reading

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Electric Bikeshare in Madrid

What do you think? Madrid’s bike sharing program finally debut last month, joining other metropolises, such as Barcelona, Seville, Valencia, Zaragoza, and Vitoria, to advance the most sustainable and healthy transport system after walking. More interestingly, Madrid’s brand new bicycles are … Continue reading

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‘The Law of the Mind’ and the ‘Perfect Citizen’

What do you think? Riding a bike, you are agile, able to make calculated maneuvers in spontaneous circumstances; your body and face are exposed, integrated in your built and social environment; you communicate informally, as you see another cyclist turn … Continue reading

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