May 8, 2014

Decoupling bike networks from networks for driving.

I was treated to a very illuminating tour of Amsterdam a few weeks ago, by Pascal van den Noort from Velo Mondial. He showed me something about Amsterdam that I really hadn’t noticed myself, despite many visits, and […]
April 26, 2014

Snap shot of New York, July 2013

I had to clear some space on my mac-air drive and came across some photos I took last year in New York that I had forgot ever taking. Citi-Bike had just started, the Occupation of Wall […]
April 18, 2014

Cursed by my haters, I prevail nonetheless.

If ever I have belittled you and you have prayed, for example, that I might be struck by a blinding infection during my next speaking tour of the Netherlands, know that your god has acquiesced to your […]
April 8, 2014

Design new cities around cycling to make mothers’ lives easier.

My box bike (or bakfiets in Dutch) can go where no pedestrian or vehicle is able to go. It can traverse slopes that would hurt peoples’ ankles if they were walking. It can fit through gaps […]
April 1, 2014

PM’s bike essay awarded a B

A few days ago my friend Roberto tipped me off to this article by Australia’s current PM, that he wrote in 2008. My god, on first reading, you would think Tony Abbot was once a bicycling […]