March 16, 2014

Ride Inside: help shape my next book

Rafael and I got to talking and have decided to write a book. Actually, we have a lot of the research completed already, Raf from his doctoral studies, and me from my regular musings. I guess […]
March 13, 2014

Aristotelian syllogisms and Plato’s ideas, as required in a bike blog.

Here’s a syllogism to stimulate your brain. Major premise: we want everyone cycling! That’s because cycling performs three miracles at the same time, by 1. reducing the amount of time people spend moving between places of work, school […]
March 2, 2014

Car parks turned into 5-star bike parks in Sydney

Emlyn Keane from AMP, talking at Dollars and Sense of Building for Bikes at the Australian Institute of Architects in Sydney. Presented in conjunction with Sydney Rides Festival and Short Communications with sponsorship form Omafiets Bicycles. Video production by Gus […]
February 26, 2014

Toward a Critical Regionalist approach to bike planning

Driving always struck me as a very expensive way to get fat. As for life as a car-free pedestrian, I gave it a shot, first when I lived in Singapore and later when I lived in […]
February 22, 2014

What went wrong with the traffic engineering profession?

The other night I tweeted: “Since the end of conscription, it has been the offices of traffic engineers causing the deaths“. A fellow blogger and cyclist, but from the civil engineering side of the fence, objected […]