- The bike project / Why do Haredim put the brakes on pedaling? – Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
There’s no Jewish legal problem with bikes (so long it’s not on Shabbes or holidays), but the relationship between ultra-Orthodox Jews and bikes still hasn’t blossomed.
- Cyclists are annoying: Why you think they’re a menace on two wheels. – Slate Magazine
Data from nine major North American cities showed that, despite the total number of bike trips tripling between 1977 and 2009, fatalities per 10 million bike trips fell by 65 percent. While a number of factors contribute to lower accident rates, including increased helmet usage and more bike lanes, less aggressive bicyclists probably helped, too.
- The future of driving: Seeing the back of the car | The Economist
In the rich world, people seem to be driving less than they used to
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