April 23, 2012

Hand-me-down bike routes of highest order

Landscape and urban design consultancy Habitation, have hit the press today with a vision to recycle Sydney’s monorail as a 3m wide elevated shared path for cyclists and pedestrians. Though ramping cyclists up to this level […]
April 23, 2012

Environmental Pacts and Commitment

Here is a short post on a topic that deserves, perhaps, a whole book to explain. Nations’ and individuals’ decisions to act sustainably for an uncertain longer term benefit, or else unsustainably for a certain gain […]
April 21, 2012

Finally car free, and ready to roll

My credibility just shot through the roof. The family car has been sold and guess what, even my Primrose is happy. Insured for $17,000. Sold for $2,600. Okay, so perhaps I could have driven it into […]
April 20, 2012

cycling sensibly, albeit illegally

My understanding is the defence of necessity annuls pretty much every law pertaining to cycling. So get out there and take advantage. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w7U_0ujBOO8
April 20, 2012

When cycling is no longer trendy

There are fundamental forces behind the recent world wide increase in bicycle transport. A sharp increase in oil prices helped us in 2007. Crippling congestion has helped us in cities that have crippling congestion. Those cities […]