October 30, 2012

The sacrifices we make for family cycling

The average city has very little land left that has not been given over to driving, and all the activism in the world will not change that fact while my children are still in my care. […]
October 28, 2012

5 things every architect should know about bicycle transport

1: Public health Available research tells us that safe and convenient bicycle transport would significantly  improve public health. 2: Economics Per dollar spent, bicycle infrastructure is more effective in reducing commute times than road or rail. […]
October 26, 2012

On-line recording of forum on cycling and architecture

To the best of my knowledge only two researchers with an interest in cycling, have PhDs in architecture, and we shared a stage two weeks ago in a forum that made a very clear case for […]
October 24, 2012

From commos to condos

Bicycle oriented development, right now, is a nebulous trend seemingly owned by the overeducated/underpaid demographic, you know: community engagement officers working for local government; barristers; bike mechanics; young architects. Folk like we used to be, when […]
October 23, 2012

Can one judge an expert by the height of his hair?

As a child of the generation he raised, I greatly admire former PM of Australia, Robert J. Hawke. While Ronnie and Maggie were teaching millions of British and American children “JUST SAY NO”, Bob was telling […]