February 26, 2014

Toward a Critical Regionalist approach to bike planning

Driving always struck me as a very expensive way to get fat. As for life as a car-free pedestrian, I gave it a shot, first when I lived in Singapore and later when I lived in […]
February 22, 2014

What went wrong with the traffic engineering profession?

The other night I tweeted: “Since the end of conscription, it has been the offices of traffic engineers causing the deaths“. A fellow blogger and cyclist, but from the civil engineering side of the fence, objected […]
February 21, 2014

Post this video to every traffic engineer whose email you’re able to find.

I wouldn’t normally post something that was trending anyway with the bike crowd on Twitter, but this new video is so good, I can’t risk any of my regular readers not seeing it too. There’s nothing […]
February 17, 2014

Cycle specific attire: the good, the bad and the worth owning

Riding a bike in the city wearing business attire is like walking a dog in Central Park. It’s an innocuous, necessary act for some people, but one that they obviously love for the opportunity afforded to […]
February 12, 2014

Motorists are Murderers, Morrissey.

I love Morrissey. The way he sings, wants Elton John’s head on a plate, wears his hair, used to ride bikes once, dresses and waltzes about. There’s not enough there to go gay for (if, indeed, […]