- Automobile Dependency: Improving urban resilience through urban planning and design (Danial Monsefi Parapari) – Academia.edu
In this paper the author investigates different causes and effects of Automobile Dependency in cities. In cities where cars are the predominanttransport the residents do not have freedom of choice about the way they live andmove around the city, and the culture of automobile use has produced a kindof addiction to them. Thereafter a city is chosen as case study and AutomobileDependency is measured using several indicators. Finally some interventions areproposed in order to lessen the reliance on cars in this certain case
- Pittsburgh, the New Portland – The Santa Barbara Independent
Pittsburgh has transformed itself from a Rust Belt steel town into a bike-friendly city. This is all the more remarkable considering that in 1999, only 13 years ago, Bicycling Magazine named it one of the country’s 10 worst cities for biking.
- How Danish design boosts cycling in cities | Latest News | Cycling Weekly
Danish design is famed for it’s functionality and this trait can be seen in its cycling infrastructure. Can you imagine a local authority engineer in the UK installing a footrest at traffic lights so you can comfortably wait while still sat in the saddle?
- Copenhagen cops bust up international bike theft ring
Lithuanian gang arrested for systematic theft of hundreds of bicycles in Copenhagen Copenhagen Police have arrested a group of 12 Lithuanian nationals thought to all belong to a gang that has been stealing and sending up to 100 bikes a…
Lithuanian gang arrested for systematic theft of hundreds of bicycles in Copenhagen
- Öffentlicher Fahrradverleih: Mietfahrräder erobern die Metropolen | FTD.de
Was als cleveres Projekt einzelner Städte begann, ist mittlerweile ein weltweiter Erfolg: Ob in Berlin, Buenos Aires oder Tokio – viele Geschäftsreisende verzichten aufs Taxi und radeln einfach los.
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