October 6, 2012
humanscalecities:

Via Taras Grescoe
London Transport did the math…in 1969. (And with gorgeous graphics.)

humanscalecities:

Via Taras Grescoe

London Transport did the math…in 1969. (And with gorgeous graphics.)

September 2, 2012
Priceonomics Blog: What Happens to Stolen Bicycles?

priceonomics:

At Priceonomics, we are fascinated by stolen bicycles. Put simply, why the heck do so many bicycles get stolen? It seems like a crime with very limited financial upside for the thief, and yet bicycle theft is rampant in cities like San Francisco (where we are based). What is the economic…

July 18, 2012
thisbigcity:

Keep calm. The meme has reached urbanism. 

thisbigcity:

Keep calm. The meme has reached urbanism. 

(Source: muaoffice, via thisbigcity)

May 29, 2012
velocipedesm

May 29, 2012

May 29, 2012
cargobikes:

Love it - the boom bakfiets!

cargobikes:

Love it - the boom bakfiets!

May 19, 2012
hangmatting:

Hangbiking

hangmatting:

Hangbiking

(via amsterdamize)

May 19, 2012
adeline adeline: Why Abus

adelineadeline:

We think a lot about locks in the store as you can imagine. A lock has to do a lot of things - it has to keep your bike from getting stolen, it has to be portable and not too heavy, it has to be easy to use, but not easy to break and hopefully it’s not too expensive. That’s a lot of stuff!

April 23, 2012
But we’re not…

bicyclestc:

When those of us in the bicycle community cite places such as Copenhagen, Amsterdam, Berlin etc. as examples where bicycle planning works well, we are often told “but we’re not Europe”.

Why is it then acceptable to cite European examples to raise the speed limits on the highways in Canada? After all, we’re not Europe.

April 4, 2012
Province's new mandatory pedestrian helmet law takes effect tomorrow | The Vancouver Observer

March 28, 2012
DAN ILIC!: CASTING CALL: "MONORAIL" SYDNEY

danilic:

Hi there the enigmatic Brendan Maclean suggested over twitter that we make a hommage to the demise of Sydney’s 89th most loved mode of public transport. The Sydney Monorail.

So I’m hiring a straw hat and a cane… and together with legendary Hungry Beast director Aaron Smith, Brendan and I…

March 10, 2012
"Why do the suburbs get all the wide roads, while downtown gets stuck with the narrow streets? WHY ARE DOWNTOWNERS TREATED LIKE SECOND CLASS CITIZENS?"

— A fair question. Paraphrased from Richard Murray. (via solchrom)

March 3, 2012
treadlyandme:

If only he’s been wearing his magic plastic hat, none of this would have happened.

treadlyandme:

If only he’s been wearing his magic plastic hat, none of this would have happened.

(Source: majortaylortalk)

February 9, 2012
treadlyandme:

“Mike was really pleased with how much weight he’d lost since taking up cycling…”

treadlyandme:

“Mike was really pleased with how much weight he’d lost since taking up cycling…”

January 15, 2012

(Source: thisisa-longdrive, via treadlyandme)

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