Monthly Archives: June 2015

How Amsterdam educated its citizens to follow the traffic rules?

What do you think? Amsterdam is considered a cycling capital but was not always a cycling city. The huge rise in car numbers during the ’50s and the ’60s caused a huge rise in the number of deaths on the roads. During … Continue reading

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Is that what we want from our cities?

In 2012, I spotted a very “strange” joke during April fool’s day played by Philadelphia’s Mayor: he installed an “E-Lane,” a designated sidewalk space for distracted pedestrians who are walking while using their electronic devices. In 2013, Ohio State University … Continue reading

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LA is finally getting a bike share system

What do you think? In April 2012, it was announced that L.A. will implement an ambitious plan: to establish the nation’s second largest bike sharing system. This project was soon abandoned. But finally, this week, it was announced that by spring 2016, … Continue reading

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