July 7, 2011

Reclaim the footpath with “non-critical mass rides”

Here’s a plan to tackle low rates of neighbourhood cycling in the many countries where it is legally problematic to ride on the footpath. I call it the non-critical mass ride. Background: sports cyclists became the […]
July 6, 2011

Dr. Behooving’s Cycling City Awards

My darlings, it was always my intension to sit down and craft one of my characteristically vociferous blog entries, dolling awards to the world’s best, worst, and wildest bike cities. It was to be a venerable […]
July 2, 2011

Why no bike stations in Copenhagen?

 People on the town in Copenhagen, often just latch the rear wheel then disappear into the bar.  One of my main reasons for my coming to Copenhagen, was to learn about their secure bicycle parking. There […]
July 1, 2011

Architecture for Bicycles in Copenhagen (8-House by BIG)

  Project: 8-House. Architect: Bjarke Ingels Group. Location: Orestad. Cost of the unit: half a million US/Aussie dollars. I want it!
July 1, 2011

Tuning in to the static in Copenhagen

If you tune out the static, you will see beautiful blondes perched upright on bicycles inherited from their grandmothers. They glide through traffic lights timed according to a beautiful girl’s average speed. And if planners here […]