February 19, 2013

Minority voters left for dead in Australia

I’ll just throw these stats out there. Stephen Hodge in Canberra sent me a link to Australia’s road death stats. Whichever sample month you care to look at, you see death rates for cyclists are higher […]
February 16, 2013

Put fluro on roads, not on riders.

Why should hard working drivers stand by and watch their taxes spent on things like pedestrian crossings? Each set of crossings costs thousands to paint—hundreds of thousands if they require traffic lights in addition. All this […]
February 15, 2013

What questions can we answer with tracking methods?

http://vimeo.com/59119306 With helmet cams getting cheaper, and phones being able to be used as tracking devices, we can expect a rash of studies like these around the topic of cycling. Recently I spent a morning at […]
February 15, 2013

Radical ramblings

Ever noticed how you work harder, pedal faster, and make smarter decisions when you feel you’re ahead? Or have you seen the way social advantage, particularly between religions and races, is carried down through the centuries? […]
February 11, 2013

Healthy Green Transport for a Small City. Part 4.

Proposition: redevelop every city’s derelict docklands employing the principles of Bicycle Oriented Development (BOD). Why? To mitigate sprawl. And what are BOD principles? Well, think of Transit Oriented Development (TOD) principles, but instead of seeing development […]