- Research Report 449 Assessment of the type of cycling infrastructure required to attract new cyclists | NZ Transport Agency
This research, which was conducted from July 2008 to January 2010, investigated what type of cycling infrastructure would encourage ‘new cyclists’ (ie people who either do not currently cycle at all, or people who do not currently cycle for utilitarian trips) to use cycling as their mode of transport for daily activities in New Zealand.
- Road rage on the increase – Politiken.dk
Aggression is an increasing part of road usage.
- New Idea For Sharing Urban Roads? Sidewalks Removed on Busy London Street Forces Drivers to Slow : TreeHugger
It’s a revolutionary change in traffic thinking. Sidewalks have been eliminated on a newly reconstructed stretch of Exhibition Road, in downtown London. The busy thoroughfare has been changed from the traditional sidewalk-and-road arrangement into a continuous smooth surface that is shared by pedestrians, bikers and drivers.
- Tel Aviv by Bicycle – NYTimes.com
WE were biking through the Jaffa flea market in southern Tel Aviv when we found ourselves in a narrow alley, threading our way past vintage clothing, stacks of Oriental rugs and a life-size neon likeness of Marilyn Monroe.
- Prospect Park Attempts to Slow Cyclists After Collisions – NYTimes.com
On a stretch of Prospect Park’s main drive, bright orange traffic barrels are the most visible symbols of an urgent and emotional debate over whose rights should have priority in Brooklyn’s largest park: pedestrians’ or cyclists’?
- Episode eight – Earthrise – Al Jazeera English
On this episode of earthrise: Denmark wants to make its capital, Copenhagen, the world’s best city for cycling in an attempt to curb air pollution which is a major environmental problem in urban locations around the globe. Copenhagen is building more and wider bicycle lanes and dedicated car-free river crossings.
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