December 8, 2012

Can bicycle transport work in a tropical city?

The past decade has seen densely populated cities such as Paris, Barcelona, New York and London take efforts to give cycling a meaningful role beside driving, public transit and walking. Each city has developed networks of […]
November 9, 2012

Re-imagining Singapore Cycling

If you live in Singapore, forget whatever you thought you knew about cycling. Soon, it will not just be a guy thing. It won’t just be a poor thing. It won’t be that slow thing done […]
October 22, 2012

Traffic engineers and their idea of “capacity”

The green and yellow roads on this map are arterial, and designed to maximise traffic capacity. I can accept that. There are almost 6 million people in Singapore and almost 1 million cars. If both figures […]
September 28, 2012

The Decepticons won, so what now?

Imagine you’re a Transformer, thinking about landing in some city on Earth. Assuming you have figured out where you will be getting your allspark, I guess the next thing you will need to know, is how […]
September 25, 2012

Will Singapore ignore the bicycling fashion?

I have been invited to speak at Singapore’s Archifest forum on October 17, on the topic of “rethinking cycling”. This is one of those honours you know belongs to someone who has gotten their hands dirtier, […]