October 19, 2011

At war with the motorist

As well as being a great name for a blog, "at war with the motorist" is a common state of play for we who have opted for the healthy, green, cheap mode of transport. We want […]
October 18, 2011

Bikes in schools of architecture

I’ve been around schools of architecture since 1987, and there have always, always, been people riding inside them. I remember when I was in 5th year, how I would ride from my bedside to my drawing […]
October 18, 2011

Learning from “The Amazing Chan and the Chan Clan”, and their amazing shape-shifting van

Prohibitions in America, that for example exclude bikes from most pathways in New York’s Central Park, stem from the erroneous assumption that a bicycle can be nothing other than some kind of a vehicle. Landscaping plans […]
October 17, 2011

Why in government reporting, bike paths seem to cost more than freeways.

I would love some advice from an economist here. When I looked at these pie charts, I expected expenditure on roads would account for a huge slice of government spending. An alien looking down from above, […]
October 16, 2011

Commuting via the underworld

A reader, who I shall call Mr Do-Bee, today showed me the route he takes, on his mountain bike, each day to work. He came to this city from Montreal, a decade ago, and has taught […]